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Franklin Morales of the Kansas City Royals tries to push back Jeff Samardzija of the Chicago White Sox during a fight this week that was sparked by a bat flip. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)
Franklin Morales of the Kansas City Royals tries to push back Jeff Samardzija of the Chicago White Sox during a fight this week that was sparked by a bat flip. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

A bat flip sparked a brawl during a White Sox-Royals game this week. Jason Gay says baseball should rethink its unwritten rules and embrace the bat flip as wholesome entertainment.

Also, Breanna Stewart ruptured her Achilles' tendon while playing in the EuroLeague championship game last weekend. She will miss the entire 2019 WNBA season. Amira Rose Davis, Penn State professor and co-host of the Burn It All Down podcast, says Stewart's injury points to a larger issue for the WNBA.

Plus, Julie DiCaro, sportswriter and host at Chicago’s 670 The Score, hopes the news that Major League Soccer will seek compensation when players from its academies are signed overseas will ultimately benefit youth players who can't afford to "pay to play."

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This segment aired on April 20, 2019.

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