The 2014 Little League World Series live stream and TV coverage will begin today as Round 1 of the double elimination action is scheduled to get underway. The LLWS is one of the oldest and best sports tournaments in the United States, and it's also a great way to see the baseball talent of the future. The tournament has been held every August in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, since 1947. When it comes to competition in the LLWS series the breakdown is simple. Their are two brackets, one for U.S. teams and one for International teams. The champions of each bracket will square off in the series finale on Aug. 24.
According to Bleacher Report on Aug. 13 the 2014 LLWS will officially get underway this afternoon at 1 p.m. when today’s action will begin at 1 p.m. when Asia-Pacific (Seoul) takes on Europe-Africa (South Moravia). In total, four games are on the day one schedule including the Great Lakes Region winner (Jackie Robinson West) taking on the Northwest Region winner (Lynnwood Pacific).
Although Las Vegas sports books won’t have any odds for the series, they will have listed “favorites” when the bracket is down to the final 4 - 8 teams. Vegas sports books don’t want to put up official gambling lines on a tournament where the participants are only 11 to 13 years old.
Fans will be able to catch every pitch live thanks to the ESPN family of networks. Here is a look at today’s schedule, start times and how you can catch each game nationally on ESPN, ESPN 2 and streaming live on Watch ESPN, ESPN3 and ESPN Deprotes.
- Game 1: Asia-Pacific (Seoul) vs. Europe-Africa (South Moravia) 1 p.m. ESPN -- Watch ESPN
- Game 2: Great Lakes (Jackie Robinson West) vs. Northwest (Lynnwood Pacific) 3 p.m. ESPN -- Watch ESPN
- Game 3: Caribbean (Miguel Luzunaris) vs. Perth Metro North 5 p.m. ESPN 2 -- Watch ESPN
- Game 4: Midwest (Canyon Lake) vs. West (Mountain Ridge) 7 p.m. ESPN 2 -- Watch ESPN