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The Jackie Robinson West youth baseball team is seeking to make history. If the team defeats Las Vegas today, it will become the first all-black baseball team to compete in the Little League World Series championship game. The Chicago-based team defeated Mo’ne Davis’ Philadelphia squad on Thursday to reach the United States championship game. Jackie Robinson West…

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In a sport where only 6 percent of the players are black, it’s hard not to notice the Jackie Robinson West team. The Jackie Robinson West team is an all-black team of 11- and 12-year-old boys from Chicago’s South Side. They’re the first team in 30 years from Chicago headed to the Little League World…

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Tony Gwynn has died at the age of 54. The Major League Baseball legend battled cancer of the salivary glands for several years. He believed the cancer developed after years of chewing tobacco during his playing days. Gwynn was a 15-time MLB All-Star and played 19 seasons with the San Diego Padres. He was known…

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The recent news concerning the Atlanta Braves’ plans to leave Turner Field and move to Cobb County has created quite the stir among Atlanta and Cobb County residents alike! After all, this local icon has been a pillar of pride for the downtown Atlanta area for almost two decades. Since they are “planning” to leave…

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On Oct. 30, the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 to win game six of the World Series and become 2013 MLB Champions. The Sox won the series 4-2 winning in front of a sellout crowd at Fenway. David Ortiz was the series MVP with a .688 series batting average, 11 hits,…

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Celebrities took aim at embattled and reviled baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez, who was just suspended by Major League Baseball for a record 211 games, but is allowed to continue playing while he appeals the decision. A-Rod and 12 other players were banned from baseball for at least 50 games for their connection to illicit performance-enhancing…

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It’s National Hot Dog Month and you may be surprised at the condiments people like on their dogs.. Hot dogs are considered a true all-American food and are commonly topped with ketchup, mustard and relish, however, with the creativity of chefs nationwide, a ton of new ingredients are being added to the everyday hot dog.…

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March 31, 2013 is Major’s League Baseball’s opening day. Just like the NBA, MLB players are guaranteed all their money in their contract. Hopefully, one day the NFL can guarantee their players 100% of their contract money. Until then, take a look at the top 50 highest paid MLB players of 2013.

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Stars: Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie Baseball has been America’s favorite pastime for generations. So has racism. In the 1940s those two forces collided in what can only be called a date with destiny when Jackie Robinson crossed the color barrier in Major League Baseball after being drafted by the Brooklyn Dodgers,…

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The 2013 MLB season is finally underway as teams and players alike are getting ready for their 162-game journey. There was plenty of drama throughout the 2012 season, yet this season has the potential to eclipse last season in terms of excitement.  Check out the five biggest storylines of the 2013 MLB season. 

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A portrait of Jackie Robinson’s life will be showcased in the new film, 42. Starring Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson, the film takes a look at the trials and tribulations Robinson faced when he broke the racial barrier in Major League Baseball. In honor of Robinson’s legacy and the film, we have compiled a list…

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