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Inside: The Week In Sports

The talent-packed NL West is no longer a joke • Travis Hafner might test thefree-agent market • The impact of the interleague schedule

The NCAA may move the men's three-point line farther out, but the trey won't goaway • Will redrawing the arc create lines of confusion?

BRIGHT IDEAPlayers throughout the majors raised breast cancer awareness on Sunday by usingpink-colored bats. Orioles first baseman Kevin Millar, who also donned pinkwristbands for the cause, went 1 for 3 using the pastel lumber, but Baltimoreblew a 5--0 lead in the ninth and lost to Boston 6--5 at Fenway Park.


Photograph by Brian Snyder/Reuters