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Dominican Republican, Puerto Rico Face Off In World Baseball Championship

Tom Goldman talks to Robert Siegel about Tuesday's World Baseball Classic championship game in San Francisco.
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World Baseball Classic's All-Caribbean Showdown Is A Winner Either Way

The Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico will face off in tonight's championship game. Both teams distinguished themselves throughout the tournament, not only with great baseball, but great fun-loving, hip-swaying and plantain-waving passion, as well.
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Op-Ed: College Basketball Has Lost The Madness

"Long before now, basketball lost its way." That's the argument longtime sports columnist Dave Kindred makes in a Washington Post op-ed. He says that the epic stories of college basketball greatness that gave March Madness its name have dwindled.
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Steve Davis, Oklahoma Star QB In The '70s, Killed In Crash Of Small Plane

As the Sooners' quarterback in the early and mid-'70s, Davis was part of two national championship teams. He was MVP of the 1976 Orange Bowl. After his playing career, he went on to be a football broadcaster. Another man also died in Sunday's crash in Indiana.
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Stalker Who Inspired 'The Natural' Dies; Lived Real Life In Obscurity

Ruth Ann Steinhagen was 19 when she shot Eddie Waitkus, a Philadelphia Phillie. She had been obsessed with him, and lured Waitkus to a Chicago hotel room. Initially judged to be insane, she was never tried. For about 60 years, she lived a quiet life in Chicago.
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Selection Sunday Sets NCAA Tournament Brackets

The top seeds for the Men's Division I basketball tournament include Kansas, Louisville, Indiana and Gonzaga. The games begin Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio, with the "First Four" games — pitting the four lowest-seeded "at large" teams against the four lowest-seeded automatic qualifiers.
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Get Out Your Pencils: Men's Basketball Brackets Are Set

Louisville, Kansas, Indiana and Gonzaga are the No. 1 seeds in the four regions of the NCAA Division I men's basketball championship. Now it's time to start picking your winners if you're a college basketball fan.

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