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Little League scandal brings back the past

LOS ANGELES - The recent story of Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Little League team, their U.S. title taken...Apple.In addition to the flow of memories, the Jackie Robinson West forfeiture left one other cloud hanging over...
Celebrated Little League team stripped of championship title

...last summer, the all-black Jackie Robinson West team was the toast of from Las Vegas that lost to Jackie Robinson West in the national championship...with the country rooting for Jackie Robinson West and a team from Philadelphia...
Inspirational coach: Shame on Little League's adult cheaters

...was eliminated from the tournament by Chicago's Jackie Robinson West, 8-7, in August.After the loss, Belisle...forever. Friends forever."This week, after learning Jackie Robinson West used players from outside league boundaries and...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Jan. 6, 2015

...Ray Robinson in a 15-round split decision to capture the world middleweight boxing title.1962 - Bob Feller and Jackie Robinson are elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Robinson, who broke baseball's racial barrier, is the first black...
Violent backdrop in sports to Jackie Robinson Day

...dugouts, all wearing No. 42 on Jackie Robinson Day, the Washington Nationals...with ceremonies for the fifth Jackie Robinson Day at stadiums all over the...So when you're talking about Jackie Robinson, I don't think people realize...
MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

...Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the...executive opening. MLB also sponsors 35 Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars.Jackson said Jackie Robinson Day had become "a national holiday for...
World Sports Briefs

...Little League again reviewed the Jackie Robinson West documents and required the...initial determination that the Jackie Robinson West players meet eligibility...the world championship game, Jackie Robinson West was feted with a parade...
Black golfer recognized for breaking first racial barriers on the links

...While Sifford is an obscure figure outside of golf, those familiar with the game's history compare Sifford to Jackie Robinson, who broke baseball's color barrier in 1947. Sifford, in his 1992 autobiography, "Just Let Me Play," wrote...
What if?

...begins north of Dodger Stadium, in Pasadena, in the grassy knolls and cluttered corners around Pepper Street where Jackie Robinson learned to play a game he would forever change.The Freeway, with a Hall of Fame legacy, travels south into central...
Tuesday Little League World Series highlights

...Texas, 6-1 in LLWS SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Joshua Houston struck out five in five innings, and Chicago's Jackie Robinson West beat Pearland, Texas, 6-1, in an elimination game in the Little League World Series on Tuesday night.Chicago...


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