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Jackie Robinson

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  • Little League Recap: Swinging their way to more success

    Little League Recap: Swinging their way to more success
    Many thrilling games and moments occurred throughout the 2014 Little League season. Some local teams repeated achievements from a season ago, like the Arroyo Seco Saints returning to the Palomino World Series and several squads repeating as champions...
  • Hundreds at Chicago party cheer city's Little Leaguers on to victory

    Hundreds at Chicago party cheer city's Little Leaguers on to victory
    The hundreds decked out in gold and blue who had crowded a Far South Side park Tuesday night to cheer on their hometown team in the Little League World Series weren’t let down. Many leaped from their seats and embraced after the Jackie Robinson...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 8/21 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    5 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters first round.--Golf 9 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters first round.--Golf 11 a.m.    Tennis: U.S. Open qualifying.--CBSSN 1 p.m.    Tennis: Women’s Connecticut Open quarterfinal(in New Haven).--ESPN2 1 p.m.    Baseball:...
  • 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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 8/18 log (updated Monday AM)

    10 a.m.    NFL preseason: N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati (d.).--NFL Net. 11 a.m.    Baseball: LLWS consolation game: South Moravia (Brno, Czech Republic) vs. Canyon Lake (Rapid City, S.D.).--ESPN2 1 p.m.    Baseball: LLWS elimination game: Guadalupe Linda...
  • Donations help send parents of Chicago Little Leaguers to Pennsylvania

    Donations help send parents of Chicago Little Leaguers to Pennsylvania
    Claudia Harvey wasn't sure what she packed before hitting the road to cheer on her 13-year-old son, Darion, in the first round of the Little League World Series, which begins Thursday in Williamsport, Pa. As recently as Tuesday, the mother from Chicago'...
  • Fans' choice: Angels and Dodgers all-time teams

    Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout are already in the conversation when Dodger and Angel fans talk about the best pitcher and postition player in the history of their respective teams. But if fans had to choose and All-Star team of the best L.A. Dodgers and...
  • 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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 8/17 log (updated Sunday AM)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Made in Denmark final round (in Farso).--Golf 7 a.m.    Motorsports: MotoGP World Championship: Grand Prix of the Czech Republic (in Brno).--FS1 8:25 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Southampton at Liverpool.--NBCSN 9 a.m.   ...
  • Carl Crawford reaches out to Jackie Robinson West Little League team

    Carl Crawford watched them play last year, and they struck a chord. He was taken back to his own Little League playing days back in Houston. The Jackie Robinson West team was an all-black team from Chicago. During a time when the participation of blacks...
  • Taney Dragons are making Philly proud

    Taney Dragons are making Philly proud
    The Phillies are in last place and hemorrhaging losses. Ryan Howard is hitting .219; Jimmy Rollins, .239. Cliff Lee is hurt, and Cole Hamels wants out. Then, there is Taney. The Sixers are a rebuilding embarrassment. The Flyers just re-signed Kimmo...