| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ruby Dee, best known for her role in 1961's "A Raisin in the Sun" and latterly for her Oscar-nominated turn as Denzel Washington's mother in 2007's "American Gangster," died Wednesday in New York. She was 91.
Dee's Oscar nomination in 2008 for her...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:45 PM
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...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 1:24 PM
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...
| Sep 3, 2014
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...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The enthusiastic homecoming for the Jackie Robinson West Little League team this past week ran through my mind as I watched Luis Caballero's hagiographic "Clemente: The Legend of 21." Is it possible for us to find true heroes in the world of...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout are already in the conversation when Dodger and Angel fans talk about the best pitcher and postition player in the history of their respective teams. But if fans had to choose and All-Star team of the best L.A. Dodgers and...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:38 PM
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.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:05 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:03 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:23 PM
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:...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:19 AM
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...