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Jackie Robinson

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hundreds at Chicago viewing party cheer Jackie Robinson All Stars to victory

    Hundreds at Chicago viewing party cheer Jackie Robinson All Stars to victory
    It came down to the bottom of the sixth and final inning, and the hundreds of people at Jackie Robinson Park who had roared as Chicago’s home team retook the lead more than once waited to see whether the boys would give them another reason to cheer....
  • David Haugh: 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 with...
  • Chicago fans cheer for little 'heroes' at baseball watch party

    Chicago fans cheer for little 'heroes' at baseball watch party
    Win or lose, the journey to the Little League World Series will be life-changing for the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, say those who have played on the same stage. "It's an experience they're going to remember for the rest of their lives," said Ronell...
  • 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: 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...
  • Sox manager Ventura on JRW run: 'It's exciting'

    Sox manager Ventura on JRW run: 'It's exciting'
    NEW YORK – The Little League World Series consolation game played across a TV hanging in the middle of the visitors clubhouse at Yankee Stadium on Sunday morning, and a handful of White Sox coaches and players lounged on couches and chairs to watch....
  • 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...
  • Jackie Robinson West takes aim at history

    Jackie Robinson West takes aim at history
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Jackie Robinson West will look to make history its story Sunday when it faces Seoul, South Korea for the Little League Baseball World Series championship (2 p.m., ABC). No all-African-American team ever has won the world...
  • Jackie Robinson West wins U.S. title at LLWS

    Jackie Robinson West wins U.S. title at LLWS
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — During the Jackie Robinson West team's improbable run to the U.S. Little League championship game, an official made a suggestion to first-base coach Jason Little. "You should book your flights now just in case you lose,...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 8/24 log (updated Sunday AM)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters final round (in Prague).--Golf 7:30 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One Belgian Grand Prix (in Spa).--NBCSN 8 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Queens Park Rangers at Tottenham.--CNBC 8 a.m.    Fishing: Bassmasters (d....