The World Baseball Classic is over and although it wasn’t the result that all of the WBC fans wanted it was an important result for the future of the tournament.
The World Baseball Classic will see two teams enter the final game that have never won a title with both believing they should have had one much earlier and looking to make up for that this time around.
The World Baseball Classic playoffs are here with four teams all looking to take home the title and all are more than deserving of being there making these final two rounds interesting.
The World Baseball Classic is coming to a close as another big game marked the end of the second round and gave insight into the next round of the tournament.
The Semi-Finals are almost entirely determined with a lot of familiar teams in the running leaving some of the countries in need of growth out of the final rounds.
A number of teams are heading home earlier than they wanted and many are looking at the lack of commitment from some of their biggest stars as a big reason for their early exit.
The USA began their tournament and once again the pressure was on as they started another pursuit of a title they can’t seem to get despite the sport’s origins.
As the first round of games closes out in Asia the MLB’s focus shifts to their most important and toughest market for the WBC with teams from the Americas getting ready to start their tournament and hoping to bring some excitement in their own countries.
Pool C features the one team that everyone looks to every tournament as a favourite and yet can never win along with a defending champion in what could be an interesting pool stage.
The World Juniors are over for another year and for the second day in a row some of the top hockey programs in the world put on a great show in Montreal with close games determining the medals for the 2017 World Juniors.