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Spring Dings

March 09, 2015
March 09, 2015

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March 9, 2015

SI NOW
GOLF PLUS
  • With his hands all over the Ryder Cup and flashes of brilliant play at the Honda, Phil Mickelson proved that even at 44 he's about more than winning majors. And spurred by the young guns, he just might have the game to contend for years

INBOX
SPECIAL REPORT
  • College basketball is facing a crisis. The combination of physical play and a plodding pace has created a game that stinks to watch. The solution? Changes to the rules—and to the committee that makes them

COLLEGE BASKETBALL
  • After the curtain descended on UCLA's majestic run, it rose on an Indiana team whose muscular style became the blueprint for success. The sport hasn't been the same since

PRO BASKETBALL
COLLEGE SPORTS
  • THE CASES OF SEVERAL HIGH-PROFILE ATHLETES ARE REMINDERS THAT SEXUAL ASSAULT IS A TOO-FREQUENT PROBLEM ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES. A NEW FILM SHINES LIGHT ON THE SCOURGE AND ON THOSE WHO SUFFER IN THE DARK

AARON LEVI
  • Boasting about his sexual encounters, Wilt Chamberlain said there would never be any "little Wilties." That may not have been true, as adoptee Aaron Levi found in his quest to locate his biological parents

POINT AFTER
Departments

Spring Dings

Some of baseball's most bizarre injuries—including three this year—happen before the season even starts

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1

David Price

Rays

March 8, 2012

Leaves start due to neck spasms brought on by drying himself with a towel.

2

Ronald Belisario

Rays

2014--15 Off-Season

Righty fractures his left shoulder on an undisclosed date while getting out of a swimming pool in native Venezuela.

3

Hunter Pence

Astros

Feb. 18, 2008

Cuts hands and knees after falling through a glass door he didn't realize was closed.

4

Josh Outman

Rockies

April 4, 2012

Strains oblique because of excessive vomiting brought on by food poisoning.

5

Michael Saunders

Blue Jays

Feb. 25, 2015

Steps on outfield sprinkler head, tears cartilage in left knee.

6

Chris Sale

White Sox

Feb. 27, 2015

Ace lefty injures foot stepping off back of his truck.

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

A neighbor of the Orioles' spring training site in Sarasota, Fla., called police with a noise complaint after the team practiced with recorded crowd noise.

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