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MLB not ready to approve padded cap lining
ESPN.com Updated Mar 27, 2013
When then-Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy suffered life-threatening brain injuries after he was struck in the head by a line drive in September, MLB said it accelerated its efforts to come up with acceptable protective headgear for pitchers.Upvote Share Tweet
SweetSpot TV: AL Bold PredictionsMar 27Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield give their American League bold predictions.
Jerry West says he thought Miami Heat would break Los Angeles Lakers' win …Mar 28Hall of Famer Jerry West told ESPN.com on Wednesday night that he had started to believe the Heat, at the very least, would match the Lakers' all-time record of 33 wins in a row.
Greatest win streak in NBA history - 1971-72 LA LakersMar 27Members of the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers remember their league-record 33-game winning streak
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 3.0Mar 27After a painfully slow start in comparison to recent years, the plot in this year's quarterback draft class is about to thicken. Matt Barkley's much-anticipated pro day workout at USC is Wednesday, and if he puts sufficient arm strength on display, he s…