Emma: Loyola's Team Of ChangeThe only Illinois team to win the NCAA Tournament broke racial barriers in college basketball in 1962-'63.
Baffoe: Minnie Minoso’s Exclusion Another Sorry Mark On The Hall Of FameAdd up his entire baseball career, and Minoso is a Hall of Famer, writes Tim Baffoe.
South Loop Store Sells Out Of T-Shirts Supporting Jackie Robinson West Little League TeamWBBM’s John Cody reports a steady stream of would-be customers left Dick’s Sporting Goods on Roosevelt after the store sold out of Jackie Robinson West T-shirts. Another 400 are expected on Thursday.
Iannone: Top 5 Baseball Opening Day MomentsSome opening day moments changed baseball forever, others are just really cool. Here's one man's top five.
Jackie Robinson Statue Defaced With Swastikas, Racial Slurs New York City police are investigating swastikas and hate speech scrawled on a statue of Jackie Robinson and a teammate outside the baseball stadium for the minor league Brooklyn Cyclones in Coney Island.
Baseball Marks 5th Annual Jackie Robinson DayEverybody in uniform at the Tampa Bay Rays game Monday against the Red Sox at Fenway Park wore the number "42" as Major League Baseball celebrated its fifth annual Jackie Robinson Day.
Cubs Pay For Hundreds Of Kids To See Jackie Robinson FilmIt’s all about Jackie Robinson today at the Chatham 14 Theaters on Chicago's South Side where the Cubs provided hundreds of kids with passes to the new film "42" about Robinson's life, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Negro League Advocate Seeks New Spotlight On Former PlayersAn advocate for the surviving players from Negro league baseball is hoping a new film about Jackie Robinson – who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball – will lead to more recognition for the former players.
White Sox to Retire Frank Thomas' Number