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Jackie Robinson

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  • Dodgers, forever linked to civil rights movement, to host special game

    Dodgers, forever linked to civil rights movement, to host special game
    Don Newcombe has a story for anyone who doubts baseball's role in the struggle for civil rights in the United States.
  • Official: Jackie Robinson West used bogus map to recruit ineligible players

    Official: Jackie Robinson West used bogus map to recruit ineligible players
    Officials with neighboring Little League organizations knew that Jackie Robinson West officials had gerrymandered a map to cover up for ineligible players but kept quiet because they didn't want to cause trouble, the CEO of Little League International...

    Little League team stripped of U.S. title

    Little League team stripped of U.S. title
    The 2014 U.S. Little League World Series champions, who eliminated Philadelphia's Taney Dragons along the way, have been stripped of their title. The Jackie Robinson-West team from Chicago was found to have used players from outside its geographic area...

    JRW scandal hurts kids more than anyone

    JRW scandal hurts kids more than anyone
    As a journalist, I’ve had it drilled in my head to be objective when writing a story. I was wiping away tears as I wrote this column. I’ve written about murders, shootings and missing children. This was the toughest column I’ve...

    Little League national title stripped from Jackie Robinson West

    Little League national title stripped from Jackie Robinson West
    Last year's Little League national champions have been stripped of their title after Little League International found that the team falsified its boundary map. Chicago-based Jackie Robinson West was found to have used players who lived outside the...