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Jackie Robinson

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  • Jackie Robinson West: America's Team

    Jackie Robinson West: America's Team
    Minutes after the double play that ended the run of an undefeated Las Vegas team on Saturday, a chant went up from the crowd at Lamade Stadium in Williamsport, Pa. "U-S-A! U-S-A!" Just like that, Jackie Robinson West — the all-black All-Star...
  • Jackie Robinson West players not feeling pressure

     Jackie Robinson West players not feeling pressure
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — It doesn't matter to the kids from Jackie Robinson West that millions of eyes will be on them Saturday afternoon in the U.S. championship game of the Little League World Series. It doesn't matter that the Nevada team...
  • History lessons from Pam Bondi

    True story: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi told a gathering of Palm Beach County Republicans that she is just doing her job by leading the fight against same-sex marriage. "I will continue to do that, and if anybody wants me to moderate my message or...
  • 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...
  • Sox manager Ventura on JRW run: 'It's exciting'

    Sox manager Ventura on JRW run: 'It's exciting'
    NEW YORK – The Little League World Series consolation game played across a TV hanging in the middle of the visitors clubhouse at Yankee Stadium on Sunday morning, and a handful of White Sox coaches and players lounged on couches and chairs to watch....
  • Jackie Robinson West parents grateful for support

    Jackie Robinson West parents grateful for support
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – All play and no work has been anything but dull for some parents of Jackie Robinson Little Leaguers. Calandra Howard is among the West parents at the Little League World Series who is missing work but not missing work....
  • Social Media Buzz: Marvel's 'Guardians' to Fly High Above Box Office

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax head all-time All-Star team

    All day Tuesday, Times readers were asked to vote in a series of polls to select the greatest players at each position in baseball history. Readers were able to vote for three people at each position (except right-handed starter, where the limit was five)...
  • Don't expect rant from Frank Thomas in Hall of Fame speech

     Don't expect rant from Frank Thomas in Hall of Fame speech
    Two weeks before his Hall of Fame induction, Frank Thomas is busy putting the finishing touches on his speech. There will be no designated writer brought in to refine Thomas' thoughts. It will be 100 percent pure, unfiltered Frank, just the way he was...
  • Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot

    Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot
    Besides headline writers, nobody enjoyed the Cubs' latest move more than their loyal fans, who understandably get more puffy-chested with each promotion. Soler powers Cubs. Soler energy sparks rally. Soler eclipses 30-home-run mark. Word-play...
  • A poem to our boys of summer — Jackie Robinson West

     A poem to our boys of summer — Jackie Robinson West
    We lined up on this Wednesday morn Awaiting the parade We came to give them one last cheer And thanks for how they played. . By "they" I mean the team of boys Who stirred Chicago's pride A team with grit and heart and skill And raised on...