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  • Will Jackie Robinson West boost city baseball?

    Will Jackie Robinson West boost city baseball?
    Everyone loves a winner, so the success of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team is certain to spur more interest in youth baseball in Chicago. Being on national TV for two weeks is about as good as it gets, marketing-wise, and last year's team...
  • Crowds greet Little League miracle team at Midway, Jackie Robinson Park

    Crowds greet Little League miracle team at Midway, Jackie Robinson Park
    After days of watching baseball games on screens hundreds of miles away, fans of the history-making Jackie Robinson West team finally got a chance Monday to congratulate the boys in person. Hundreds turned out at Midway Airport and the Far South Side'...
  • Taney tale good for baseball

    The following editorial appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Sunday, Aug. 24: The Taney Dragons of Philadelphia may have been eliminated from the Little League World Series, but the good mood created by the exhilarating ride they gave their...
  • John Kass: Jackie Robinson West, pardon the adult sympathy

    To the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars: Boys, I'm hoping you can forgive us grown-ups for some of the nonsense coming out of our mouths after the Little League World Series. Some of us are gushing sympathy and tenderness at you, and that's the last thing...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 8/19 log (updated Tuesday AM with Little League pairings)

    10:30 a.m.    Softball: RBI World Series.--MLB Net. Noon    Baseball: LLWS consolation game: South Vancouver (Canada) vs. South Nashville (Tenn.).--ESPN 1 p.m.    Tennis: U.S. Open qualifying.--CBSSN 2:30 p.m.    Soccer: UEFA Champions League: Arsenal...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Little League watch party goes indoors after heavy rain

    Little League watch party goes indoors after heavy rain
    After coming from behind in Monday’s game against a team from Rhode Island, Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Little League team will continue its World Series run this evening against a team from Texas. Chicago will host a viewing party in...
  • Jackie Robinson West beats Texas ... and the Bears have their back

    Jackie Robinson West beats Texas ... and the Bears have their back
    In its first two victories at the Little League World Series, Jackie Robinson West's power hitting stole the show. On Tuesday, JRW's pitching and defense carried the day. West turned a pair of double plays in topping Pearland, Texas, 6-1 on Tuesday in...