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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.
  • Diaz: Wendell Scott's NASCAR Hall of Fame honor is one to cherish

    It's easy to measure greatness in victories, trophies and championships. But what about standing up to prejudice and people who think the color of your skin makes you less worthy? What about going about your business in the face of death threats? What...

    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...

    Kids from Jackie Robinson West face toughest lesson of all

    Kids from Jackie Robinson West face toughest lesson of all
    On a side of Chicago that needs any good news and is unlikely ever to get it, the kids from the Jackie Robinson West Little League team were starlight and moonbeams. For weeks last summer their exploits in the Little League World Series made them heroes...

    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...