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  • Ugly sight awaits flooded cars' owners at UCLA stadium lot

    Ugly sight awaits flooded cars' owners at UCLA stadium lot
    They came in all makes and models — old and new, red, black and phantom gray. They had names: "Zippy," "the Philly Mobile." And they carried memories — of trips to Disneyland, the beach and big moves to Los Angeles. But on Tuesday, in an...
  • Film Review: 'Get On Up'

    Is it possible for a single movie to capture James Brown in all his multitudes, contradictions and reinventions? Probably not, but "Get On Up" makes an admirable, fitfully successful stab at the life of the brilliant but volatile funk-soul legend who wore...
  • Jackie Robinson West appeal well beyond Chicago

    Jackie Robinson West appeal well beyond Chicago
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Gregson Smith and his family, outfitted in gold Great Lakes region shirts and hats, parked themselves in lawn chairs on the famous hill beyond right field at Lamade Stadium two hours before Sunday's Little League Baseball...
  • South Korea Wins Third Little League Title

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Jackie Robinson West was looking to make history Sunday when it faced Seoul, South Korea, for the Little League World Series championship. But the team from Chicago's South Side fell short in an 8-4 defeat in front of an...
  • Kass: Jackie Robinson West, pardon adult sympathy

    Kass: Jackie Robinson West, pardon 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. Some of us are gushing sympathy and tenderness at you, and that's probably the last thing a good ballplayer wants...
  • Which Dodgers team was the greatest of all time?

    The Dodgers have had many great teams in their long history, but which was the best? On the heels of Times readers' picking the all-time best Dodgers at each position, we now ask you decide the best overall team in Dodgers history. The best 16 Dodgers...
  • Jackie Robinson West savoring its success

    Jackie Robinson West savoring its success
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The cheers had since faded. The cameras long gone. As 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...
  • Chicago rallies around Little League champs

    At two Little League World Series watch parties in Chicago, Jackie Robinson West's 7-5 victory Saturday represented more than a win on the field. "We have a group of black kids from the South Side of Chicago who are the U.S. world champs of the Little...
  • 'No No: A Dockumentary' an engaging portrait of Dock Ellis

     'No No: A Dockumentary' an engaging portrait of Dock Ellis
    You might figure that any baseball player who pitched a no-hitter in a major league game while reportedly on LSD is probably worth a movie, and based on the engaging "No No: A Dockumentary," that assessment pretty much stands. Twenty years after...
  • Cubs show support during Jackie Robinson West visit

    Cubs show support during Jackie Robinson West visit
    It was more than a hero’s welcome that members of the Jackie Robinson West Little League All-Star team received Monday from the Chicago Cubs. The players received Cubs jerseys with their last names on the back, as well as congratulatory wishes...
  • German soccer fans need some U.S. manners

    German soccer fans need some U.S. manners
    As a German in America I did something special on Labor Day weekend. I compared our two countries watching sport. This article is not about futbol (soccer) and baseball. It's about how we watch it — very differently. On Saturday I caught Schalke...