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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 8/21 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    5 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters first round.--Golf 9 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters first round.--Golf 11 a.m.    Tennis: U.S. Open qualifying.--CBSSN 1 p.m.    Tennis: Women’s Connecticut Open quarterfinal(in New Haven).--ESPN2 1 p.m.    Baseball:...
  • Little League Recap: Swinging their way to more success

    Little League Recap: Swinging their way to more success
    Many thrilling games and moments occurred throughout the 2014 Little League season. Some local teams repeated achievements from a season ago, like the Arroyo Seco Saints returning to the Palomino World Series and several squads repeating as champions...
  • John Kass: Chicago's Little League team worth watching

    America tells stories to itself in images, funny ones, sad ones, selfies we send out over our phones with snarky comments. But lately, the ones that get the most traction are the angry ones. They seize us like hands around our throats. And that's what...
  • Dick Teed, Windsor Baseball Legend, Dies At 88

    WINDSOR — Dick Teed, a local baseball legend who once shared a dugout with Jackie Robinson when they were teammates with the Brooklyn Dodgers, died Sunday. He was 88. In an interview last year just prior to the opening of the movie "42," which...
  • Plan Commission OKs new Pullman sports facility

    Plan Commission OKs new Pullman sports facility
    A $15 million sports facility in the Pullman neighborhood that a local aldermen calls a "game changer" for young student-athletes on the South Side was endorsed Thursday by the Chicago Plan Commission. Although the nonprofit group building the...
  • 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...
  • 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.,...