| 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....
| 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 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 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...
| 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...
| 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 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:31 AM
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)...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:53 PM
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...