Posts Tagged Government and politics

Mayor: Jackie Robinson West ‘pride of Chicago’

Chicago's Trey Hondras, left, celebrates with Pierce Jones (23) after Jones caught the final out of a 6-5 win over Philadelphia in an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

CHICAGO (AP) — The success that a baseball team from Chicago’s South Side has had at the Little League World Series is giving the whole city something to cheer about.

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Selig hasn’t changed outlook about Rose

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig answers questions at a news conference, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, prior to a baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Atlanta Braves in Cincinnati. Cincinnati hosts the All-Star game in 2015. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — As his term winds down, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig hasn’t changed his outlook on Pete Rose’s lifetime ban for gambling.

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Supreme Court referee hears linebacker’s case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lawyers for the University of Oklahoma and a junior linebacker have met with an Oklahoma Supreme Court referee who will recommend whether the state Supreme Court should hear his case against the university.

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NCAA files intent to appeal O’Bannon decision

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NCAA attorneys have taken the first step in trying to overturn the ruling in the Ed O’Bannon case by notifying the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it intends to appeal.

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Rocks Cats pay taxes, avoid stadium eviction

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — The New Britain Rock Cats have avoided potential eviction from their baseball stadium by paying more than $164,500 in property taxes.

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