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Today’s top sports stories:

New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal took a deflected puck to his face that just barely missed his eye. This has reignited the debate over whether the NHL should mandate eye shields before a player’s career or vision is ended by a shot that lands a few millimeters in the other direction. [Yahoo]

The Cadillac Championship kicks off Thursday morning at 11:20 a.m. in South Florida, but for many, the real start time is 11:53 a.m. That’s when the pairing of the world’s top two ranked players, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, will get started. [Miami Herald]

Mark Teixeira, who was slotted to play first base for the U.S. in the World Baseball Classic,  sprained his wrist and will be out 8-10 weeks. Replacing him on the squad is the Royals’ Eric Hosmer. [MLB]

In further injury news, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, who left Monday’s game against the Cavaliers with a knee injury, had an MRI that revealed fluid buildup. He’ll be a game-time decision Wednesday against the Pistons. [NYDN]

Got a few extra bucks lying around? Would you like to own a football team? Do you have Internet access? If you answered yes to these three questions, then you should check out the Craigslist posting that has a chunk of the Cedar Rapids Titans up for sale. [GuySpeed]

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