| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Watching the Jackie Robinson West team from Chicago win the United States Little League championship put a smile on the face of Kings Youth Baseball (KYB) President Matt Walters. The KYB league had partnered with the Marlins RBI (Reviving Baseball in...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:46 PM
The Cubs may be the first last-place team in major league history to take a victory lap in September.
As the 2014 season grinds down to a merciful ending, the Cubs have been busy patting themselves on the back for having the Minor League Player of the...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Whether it's baseball, jazz or Prohibition, few filmmakers tackle the important subjects of the American past with the depth of Ken Burns.
But when the historical documentarian was contemplating his latest project, he felt it was the right moment to...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:43 AM
The Dodgers will open the 2015 season at Dodger Stadium against the San Diego Padres on April 4, according to a tentative schedule released Monday by Major League Baseball. The game will fall on a Monday.
Following the season-opening, three-game series...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Was it ultimately a race about race?
The best picture Oscar is meant to honor the year's greatest achievement in film, and "12 Years a Slave" had no shortage of supporters before winning the top honor Sunday. But for all the film's artistry, the...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:48 AM
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The cheers had since faded. The cameras long gone.
Lamade Stadium sat empty Sunday night, save for a few workers. The lights shined bright over the field as the sun fell behind the mountains, as if to preserve the...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Before James Brown became the Godfather of Soul, before he donned the cape, before he even cut a record, he was an impoverished kid from rural Georgia.
In the new biopic "Get on Up," the singer's hardscrabble childhood sets the stage for a tumultuous...
| 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 22, 2014
| 6:01 PM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Tuesday is Jackie Robinson Day across baseball, honoring the 67th anniversary of the day Robinson played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers. The most prominent of the events planned to honor Robinson was to take place at Yankee Stadium before New...