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April Fools joke causes minor stir

Updated: April 1, 2011, 9:49 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Proving again that it's never a good idea to mix April Fools Day with journalism, a baseball analyst named John Sickels who blogs at minorleagueball.com unintentionally caused a minor stir Friday morning when he posted a news item claiming Zach Lee, the Dodgers' top pick in last summer's draft, had abruptly changed his mind at the end of spring training and decided to play football at Louisiana State University after all.

An email to Sickels seeking clarification yielded a ...

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