The Dominican Republic took home the World Baseball Classic, going undefeated on their way to beating Puerto Rico 3-0 in the final.

 

North Carolina A&T shook off their NCAA Tournament woes, breaking their nine-game losing streak in the Tourney, beating Liberty 73-72.

 

The Kentucky Wildcats are one and done in the NIT, falling in the first round to Robert Morris, who may have participated in the first NIT court-storming ever.

 

Here's President Obama's bracket.

 

Bryce Harper sells tickets...literally.

 

Gunner Kiel, one of the nation's top quarterback recruits a year ago, is leaving Notre Dame.

 

An anonymous survey shows 50 percent of MLB players own guns, but only 5 percent know a gay player.

 

Mike Tomlin thinks the read-option is just the latest fad in the NFL.

 

The Dallas Cowboys are preparing to give Tony Romo a contract extension. Talk about earning it.

 

Sacramento will have an arena plan ready for Thursday, as they attempt to keep the Kings in California.

 

The Denver Nuggets extended their winning streak to 13, taking down the Oklahoma City Thunder, 114-104.

 

 

The Minnesota Timberwolves are on their “Suit and Tie” game.

 

 

Chris Paul was at halfcourt when he saw DeAndre Jordan running. You know the drill.

 

 

FLASHING LIGHTS

 

Fabolous and Pusha T are going on tour together. You can check the dates here.

 

Danny Brown announced an approximate release date for the upcoming album, and today drops a track from the project – minus A$AP Rocky's feature verse.

 

 

Justin Timberlake released a video for “Mirrors.”

 

 

T.I. christened Jimmy Kimmel's outdoor stage with a performance of “Hello.”

 


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DID YOU REALIZE?

 

Around one in 100 deaths of obese people can be blamed on too many sugary drinks, which includes about 180,000 people per year and 25,000 in the US alone.

 

G.O.P. opposition to the proposed immigration bill is hard to find.

 

Stephen Colbert's sister won her primary in South Carolina.

 

Iraq is a complete mess 10 years later, as it appears hopes of unifying a country with religious differences may not be possible.

 

South Korean banks and broadcast networks were hit with a cyber attack last night.

 

President Obama is in Israel for the first time as President, a move that is for equal parts management and legacy.

 

 

EVERYTHING I AM

 

18-year-old TJ Lane shot six people, killing three and paralyzing one at Chardon High School a year ago. In court yesterday, he appeared wearing a white tee with “KILLER” written in marker and gave the court the middle finger in front of the victims' parents as he was sentenced to life in prison.

 

 

GOTTA HAVE IT

 

Joe Budden released visuals for “Castles.”