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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Countdown to high school football kickoff

    Countdown to high school football kickoff
    1. Game away from 400 as a head coach for Mount Carmel’s Frank Lenti, who is second all-time in wins (339) and first in state titles (11). 2. Heisman Trophy winners who played high school football in Illinois. Evanston’s Clint Frank and...
  • Jackie Robinson West falls 8-4 in Little League final

    Jackie Robinson West's rally falls short in final
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — In the end, the scoreboard said Seoul defeated soul and heart and determination that was Jackie Robinson West. History will say it was 8-4 in favor of the Little League Baseball World Series champions from South Korea....
  • Diversity in baseball still has long way to go

    Diversity in baseball still has long way to go
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Major League Baseball's commissioner-elect, Rob Manfred, visited the Little League World Series this week, lauding the talent of 13-year-old Mo'ne Davis, the sport's new wonder girl. "Fifty years ago people would have had...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...