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Parents of Little Leaguers Sue Stephen A. Smith, ESPN

*The parents of former Jackie Robinson West Little Leaguers are taking ESPN and sports commentator Stephen A. Smith to task for the role they played in the scandal the team faced when it was stripped of its championship title in 2014. According to DNAinfo.com, former Jackie Robinson West coach Darold Butler and the parents filed […]

Jackie Robinson West May Drop Lawsuit Over Stripped Title

*Chicago Little League team Jackie Robinson West may drop a lawsuit against the sport’s governing body in which it alleged the team was wrongfully stripped of the 2014 national title, reports ESPN. Jackie Robinson West, which lost to South Korea in the world championship game, was accused of using ineligible players by altering the league’s […]

Lawyer will Help Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Little League Team Stripped of Title

*A day after Little League International stripped Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West of its national championship, team officials announced they’ve hired a high-profile attorney to conduct an investigation they hope will end with the return of their title. The sport’s governing body announced Wednesday that team officials had violated regulations by including players who didn’t qualify […]

Jesse Jackson Threatens Legal Action Over Little League World Series Scandal

*The scandal surrounding the Jackie Robinson West little league baseball team has given way to threats of legal action from the Rev. Jesse Jackson. Yahoo! Sports reports that Jackson is calling for Little League International to return the U.S. World Series championship to the 12-year-old members of the team after the team was stripped of […]

Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Stripped of U.S. Little League Title

*The kids on Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West team will have to give up their hard-fought Little League U.S. championship title because of shenanigans pulled by their manager, Darold Butler. Little League Baseball ruled that the team used players from outside its local area by recruiting players from neighboring districts, which is against the rules. The league found […]