Jackie Robinson West

Report: Jackie Robinson West took in over $300K in donations

Chicago's Jackie Robinson West baseball team accepted more than $300,000 in donations before Little League International stripped the team of its 2014 U.S. title, according to documents submitted to the Internal Revenue Service. The money has allowed the organization, which won last year's Little League World Series and later was accused of cheating, to build more than $200,000 in cash reserves, the Chicago Sun-Times ( ) reported. The club had only $5,619 in its reserves the previous year. The team's yearly not-for-profit filing with the IRS shows it took in $324,325 in donations and $14,707 in fees from players from October 2013 to September 2014, the...