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Jackie Robinson

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  • Mo'ne Davis helps set Little League World Series TV record for ESPN

    Mo’ne Davis has been good business for ESPN. At 13, Davis belongs to a short list of female players to participate in the Little League World Series -- not to mention the 5-foot-4, 111-pound eighth-grader can hurl a baseball more than 70 MPH. ...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 8/23 log (updated Friday AM)

    7 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters third round (in Prague).--Golf 7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Newcastle at Aston Villa.--NBCSN 8 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One Belgian Grand Prix qualifying.--CNBC 8 a.m.    Motorsports: FIM World Motocross...
  • Jackie Robinson West a reason for hope in Chicago

     Jackie Robinson West a reason for hope in Chicago
    By the time Cedric Watson navigated through TV news trucks creating congestion outside his house across from Jackie Robinson Park on the Far South Side, he already was late for a physical therapy appointment Monday in Tinley Park. He finally arrived...
  • Mo'ne mania cresting; Phillies star visits teams

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Jackie Robinson West beat the odds to reach the United States semifinal of the Little League World Series, advancing through the losers' bracket of the double-elimination tournament. But the team of 11- to-13-year-olds from...
  • Hundreds at Chicago party cheer city's Little Leaguers on to victory

    Hundreds at Chicago party cheer city's Little Leaguers on to victory
    The hundreds decked out in gold and blue who had crowded a Far South Side park Tuesday night to cheer on their hometown team in the Little League World Series weren’t let down. Many leaped from their seats and embraced after the Jackie Robinson...
  • 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...
  • Chicago team heads to Little League World Series

    Chicago team heads to Little League World Series
    Chicago baseball fans are reveling in the promise of a postseason, thanks to a scrappy South Side team (no, not that one) with its eyes on a World Series title. The 11- and 12-year-old all-stars from Jackie Robinson West are headed to Williamsport, Pa.,...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 8/9 log (updated Saturday AM with many pairings)

    7 a.m.    NFL preseason: Tampa Bay at Jacksonville (d.).--NFL Net. 8:30 a.m.    Basketball: U17 World Championship: U.S. vs. Angola (in Dubai).--ESPNU 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Letters: Something's still a little off with Dodgers

    Letters: Something's still a little off with Dodgers
    In trying to make some sense out of the Dodgers' TV shame, Bill Dwyre suggested that fans could at least simulcast Vin Scully during the locally televised Freeway Series. But that's just another fool's errand. You can't simulcast anymore, what with...