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World Baseball Classic Goes Above and Beyond Expectations

As Major League Baseball continues to struggle with fan excitement, this year’s World Baseball Classic may have given the sport a new light. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons - Carlos Fernandez

By Jeremy Myrthil Published: May 3rd, 2017 Introduced in 2006, the World Baseball Classic (WBC) is an international tournament designed with the same structure as the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup. Its presence in 2017 far exceeded expectations simply because it insisted cultural inclusiveness. A popular criticism …

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After Underachieving Stint, Knicks Release Brandon Jennings

Brandon Jennings (right, #3), shown here defending John Wall in a game against the Washington Wizards, was waived by the Knicks early Monday morning to open up a roster spot for Chasson Randle. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons – Keith Allison

By Samip Delhiwala Published: March 1st, 2017 On Monday morning, hours before the team’s home matchup against the Toronto Raptors, the New York Knicks waived backup point guard Brandon Jennings in order to sign summer league standout and guard Chasson Randle. According to multiple reports, Jennings requested a release from …

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