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  • Worthy Champs: The Dominican Republic beat Puerto Rico 3-0 to t…

    Worthy Champs: The Dominican Republic beat Puerto Rico 3-0 to ta…

    CNNSI.com Updated Mar 20, 2013
    The Dominican Republic beat Puerto Rico 3-0 to take the WBC title. It was their actions after the final out though, writes Tom Verducci, that could prove even more significant.
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  • Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz has accepted ban with humility

    Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz has accepted ban with humility

    philly.com Mar 20, 2013
    CLEARWATER, Fla. - Along the back wall of the clubhouse, in front of the locker he has long called home, Carlos Ruiz sat and fiddled with an iPhone. The lineup card for the afternoon game against the Yankees was hanging on the bulletin board across the …
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Outrage over new helmet rule much ado about nothing

    Mar 20
    PHOENIX -- Emmitt Smith, Matt Forte, Eric Dickerson and running backs everywhere may squawk, but every change the NFL makes these days on behalf of player safety makes somebody squawk, doesn't it? Should the league really care? Not if it feels like it's…
  • NFL owners meetings - Pro Bowl survives but change is likely

    Mar 20
    The Pro Bowl will survive for next season, but changes are likely. Plus: playoff expansion talk, rules changes and more from the owners meetings.
  • NBA - Most intriguing 2013 draft prospects in the NCAA tournament

    Mar 20
    Our five-man team names the most intriguing NBA draft prospects in each region of the NCAA tournament.
  • NFL owners end tuck rule, approve helmet penalty

    Mar 20
    In votes Wednesday, the NFL's owners eliminated the tuck rule and agreed to a rule change that would ban offensive players from using the crown of their helmets against defenders in the open field.