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  • 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...
  • Will Jackie Robinson West boost city baseball?

    Will Jackie Robinson West boost city baseball?
    Everyone loves a winner, so the success of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team is certain to spur more interest in youth baseball in Chicago. Being on national TV for two weeks is about as good as it gets, marketing-wise, and last year's team...
  • Crowds greet Little League miracle team at Midway, Jackie Robinson Park

    Crowds greet Little League miracle team at Midway, Jackie Robinson Park
    After days of watching baseball games on screens hundreds of miles away, fans of the history-making Jackie Robinson West team finally got a chance Monday to congratulate the boys in person. Hundreds turned out at Midway Airport and the Far South Side'...
  • John Kass: Jackie Robinson West, pardon the 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 after the Little League World Series. Some of us are gushing sympathy and tenderness at you, and that's the last thing...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • REVIEW: 'Clemente: The Legend of 21' ★★

     REVIEW: 'Clemente: The Legend of 21' ★★
    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...
  • Jackie Robinson West to get nearly $165,000 in T-shirt proceeds

    Jackie Robinson West to get nearly $165,000 in T-shirt proceeds
    Future Jackie Robinson West Little League players can probably look forward to nicer playing fields and facilities thanks to a six-figure donation the league received Wednesday. Dick's Sporting Goods, which sold yellow team T-shirts this summer as the...