The End of the World

Team USA's Derek Jeter sits in the dugout during the ninth inning of their semifinals of the World Baseball Classic against Team Japan in Los Angeles, California March 22, 2009. Team Japan defeated Team USA.

USA Has Their Backs to the Wall...
Oh Wait, They're Going Home... Or Back to Florida
Japan Wins WBC... Wait... Oh, There's Another Game Tonight

Japan 9, A Few Guys Left That Have Some Country Pride 4 | Box
Seems Like August, Tito: Dice-K Throws His Usual 4 Innings, 100 Pitches
Jimmy Rollins Can't Do It All; Roberts, DeRosa Can Fill In for Pedroia, Youk
Roy Oswalt Pitched Like It Was Spring Training... Hey, Wait a Minute
Good Thing USA Lost, Papelbon Was Ready to Jump on a Plane to Grab a Save Tonight
Meanwhile, Beckett Pitched Like He Could Have Beaten Japan Last Night
Sox 3, The Real World Baseball Champs 0

"I'm very, very disappointed. We had high hopes. This is the second time we were supposed to win. We taught these people the game." -- The eloquent ambassador Tommy Lasorda congratulating Japan

Client No. 10
A-Rod and the madam

A-Rod Does It Again

Stop Us If You Heard This... Alex Rodriguez Embarrasses Himself
Daily News Sources: Madam Dated A-Rod, Provided Him with Hookers
... So It Will Be Blond Masks, Mirrors, and A-Roid Chants at Fenway in June...

"All I can say is there is a connection." -- Elliot Spitzer Madam Kristin Davis to Newsday

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Boston Globe:

Hanley enjoying his return > Victorino slowly getting up to speed > Ramirez fitting right in > Manuel Margot in stars in Salem

Boston Herald:

Pablo Sandoval struggles against lefties continues > Buchholz says he's sorry for the effort > Red Sox doing more right than wrong > Miley put Sox in hole


Brentz walkoff helps PawSox win at McCoy > Marrero more aggressive > Vic ready to make impact > Workman receives PRP injection

NY Post:

The latest way ESPN ruined Sunday Night Baseball > Girardi dusts off Mike Stanley story for Jeter's panicked replacement > Yankees all-in on Carlos Beltran, and that's a problem

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