CLEARWATER, Fla. -- If you were too busy focusing on the announcement of that Gonzaga-Xavier pairing Sunday night, you missed something great.
U.S. versus Japan. World Baseball Classic. Game on the line every pitch for about an hour and a half. Japan's game-winning run flashing on, then off the scoreboard in the eighth. Junior Griffey, followed by A-Rod, up there with the bases jammed in the ninth.
This was everything the WBC was supposed to be. Stop-whatever-you're-doing tension. Call-in-the-U.N.-Security-Council ...
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