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  • Jackie Robinson's high school team is struggling; will Dodgers help?

    Jackie Robinson's high school team is struggling; will Dodgers help?
    On a chilly and cloudy Friday afternoon, the high school baseball home of Jackie Robinson is a cratered, weed-choked monument to a memory forgotten.
  • On The Fly: Byron Jones Gets Invitation To NFL Draft

    On The Fly: Byron Jones Gets Invitation To NFL Draft
    UConn cornerback Byron Jones, who made a name for himself at the NFL combine in February, is one of just 28 top prospects who will attend the NFL draft in Chicago, which starts April 30 with Round 1, and continues May 1 (Rounds 2, 3) and May 2 (Rounds 4-...

    Dodgers' red-hot Adrian Gonzalez maintains simple approach

    Dodgers' red-hot Adrian Gonzalez maintains simple approach
    Adrian Gonzalez’s home-run streak might be over, but the four-time All-Star continues to collect hits. Entering the Dodgers’ series opener against the Colorado Rockies on Friday, Gonzalez has 19 hits -- more than any player in franchise...

    Cubs to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day

    Cubs to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day
    The Chicago Cubs will celebrate Jackie Robinson Day with several tributes Wednesday night against the Cincinnati  Reds. Every uniformed member will wear jersey number 42 in honor of Robinson, who broke baseball's color barrier on April 15, 1947 for...

    White Sox's Micah Johnson says it's up to MLB to promote African-American players

    White Sox's Micah Johnson says it's up to MLB to promote African-American players
    CLEVELAND -- Rookie second baseman Micah Johnson wore the No. 42 White Sox uniform for the first time Wednesday afternoon at Progressive Field, an honor of which he said he had dreamed coming up through baseball. Players throughout Major League...