| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Filmmakers have long been drawn to stories of iconic musicians, and it's easy to see why: They come pre-packaged with charismatic characters, a rise-to-fame story arc (with the occasional fall from grace), a built-in audience and a killer soundtrack. None...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:49 PM
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....
| Sep 21, 2014
| 10:29 PM
L.A. may not be a Clippers town, but almost everywhere you look something reminds you of them.
There’s Doc Rivers on CNN, detailing the travails of coaching a team owned by Donald Sterling.
There’s star playmaker Chris Paul in a suit,...
| Sep 14, 2014
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...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:03 AM
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....
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:42 PM
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....
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:39 PM
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — During the Jackie Robinson West team's improbable run to the U.S. Little League championship game, an official made a suggestion to first-base coach Jason Little.
"You should book your flights now just in case you lose,...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 6:53 PM
When the late-inning rally you knew the Jackie Robinson West players had in them fell just short Sunday in an 8-4 defeat to South Korea in the Little League World Series final, everybody at the watch party on the Far South Side immediately rose to their...
| Aug 25, 2014
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.
Just like that, Jackie Robinson West — the all-black All-Star...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:25 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:18 AM
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...