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  • John Kass: Chicago's Little League team worth watching

    America tells stories to itself in images, funny ones, sad ones, selfies we send out over our phones with snarky comments. But lately, the ones that get the most traction are the angry ones. They seize us like hands around our throats. And that's what...
  • Dick Teed, Windsor Baseball Legend, Dies At 88

    WINDSOR — Dick Teed, a local baseball legend who once shared a dugout with Jackie Robinson when they were teammates with the Brooklyn Dodgers, died Sunday. He was 88. In an interview last year just prior to the opening of the movie "42," which...
  • What MLB can learn from the Little League World Series

    What MLB can learn from the Little League World Series
    Jackie Robinson West's dream lives on. The Morgan Park youngsters squeaked past Cumberland, R.I., 8-7 on Monday at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. JRW next faces Pearland, Texas, in an elimination game Tuesday night. Pierce Jones...
  • Chicago fans cheer for little 'heroes' at baseball watch party

    Chicago fans cheer for little 'heroes' at baseball watch party
    Win or lose, the journey to the Little League World Series will be life-changing for the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, say those who have played on the same stage. "It's an experience they're going to remember for the rest of their lives," said Ronell...
  • Hundreds at Chicago viewing party cheer Jackie Robinson All Stars to victory

    Hundreds at Chicago viewing party cheer Jackie Robinson All Stars to victory
    It came down to the bottom of the sixth and final inning, and the hundreds of people at Jackie Robinson Park who had roared as Chicago’s home team retook the lead more than once waited to see whether the boys would give them another reason to cheer....
  • Jackie Robinson West wins, plays again tonight

    Jackie Robinson West wins, plays again tonight
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Whatever the situation, the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars believe their bats will prevail in the end. On Monday night, facing elimination against Cumberland, R.I., the South Siders had just enough offense to move on in...
  • In LLWS spotlight, Mo'Ne Davis, Philly team fall

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange In LLWS spotlight, Mo'Ne Davis, Philly team fall SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Mo'Ne Davis was unable to duplicate her first start in the Little League World Series, a performance that made the 13-...
  • Jackie Robinson West feeling the love from Williamsport

    Jackie Robinson West feeling the love from Williamsport
    The journey began in the city and made a stop in Manteno before continuing to Indianapolis. Now, 13 games and 13 victories later, 13 youngsters from the Jackie Robinson West team have arrived in Williamsport, Pa., for the Little League World Series....
  • Chicago's Little League team worth watching

      Chicago's Little League team worth watching
    America tells stories to itself in images, funny ones, sad ones, selfies we send out over our phones with snarky comments. But lately, the ones that get the most traction are the angry ones. They seize us like hands around our throats. And that's what...
  • Jackie Robinson West a reason for hope in Chicago

     Jackie Robinson West a reason for hope in Chicago
    By the time Cedric Watson navigated through TV news trucks creating congestion outside his house across from Jackie Robinson Park on the Far South Side, he already was late for a physical therapy appointment Monday in Tinley Park. He finally arrived...
  • Little League baseball is a summer delight

    Little League baseball is a summer delight and a welcome respite from the worrisome events in our troubled world. What a pleasure to watch these youngsters display exceptional baseball skills in the race to be the best team in the world. Besides the...