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There was a moment, a brief moment, when Tiger Woods was one stroke off the lead in a major in 2022. It didn’t last. Through his first five holes Thursday morning in the PGA Championship at Southern Hills, Woods was 2-under par and looking strong and confident, not at all like he was still recovering
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How about that cackle? How about Luka Doncic just straight laughing in the face of whatever poor Phoenix Sun was assigned to stop him on Sunday? Over and over the Dallas Mavericks‘ star would step back and drain a three-pointer — or occasionally take it to the hoop — and then promptly back-peddle down the
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LAS VEGAS — One-and-done players are usually five-star prospects in high school and McDonald’s All-Americans. Chet Holmgren and Paolo Banchero have been on NBA scouts’ radar because of their high profile before hitting the college scene. Blake Wesley is far from your typical one-and-done. The 6-foot-5 combo guard was an under-the-radar high school recruit, ranked
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(This story has been updated to reflect the Mariners’ demotion of Jarred Kelenic.) When the Seattle Mariners face the New York Mets on Friday, Robinson Cano will not be there, and now neither will Jarred Kelenic. A seismic December 2018 trade that shifted the course of both franchises is back under the microscope this weekend
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The NFL’s highest-priced pickups this offseason weren’t all laser-armed quarterbacks, explosive edge rushers or dynamic receivers. Some of the sport’s signature voices have landed more lucrative television contracts than all but the NFL’s most well-paid players. With newcomer Amazon needing to make a splash after acquiring the rights to “Thursday Night Football” and ESPN eager
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When Tom Brady retires 20 years from now, we’ll have an interesting group of No. 1 NFL announcing teams. Fox needed to replace its No. 1 team when Joe Buck and Troy Aikman left to ESPN, and it made a massive splash by announcing that Brady will become its lead analyst when he retires from
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SAN FRANCISCO — It’s hard to say whether the Golden State Warriors were winning one for their coach, or providing a place of temporary solitude for their grieving teammate. They had a basketball game to win, an opportunity to go up 3-1 on an opponent they’d like to dispatch — so keeping whatever emotions were
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SAN FRANCISCO — Ja Morant limped off, the Golden State Warriors went off, then Taylor Jenkins and the Memphis Grizzlies sounded off. Every game, it’s something new in this young versus old, establishment versus new kids playoff series. You can’t tell if this is the start of a contentious rivalry or independent odd occurrences happening
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LAS VEGAS — Were it not for the low point of his career, the moment when he learned just how much he didn’t know, Canelo Alvarez may not be the same boxer he has become since losing to Floyd Mayweather in 2013. Alvarez was 23 years old on Sept. 14, 2013, an undefeated champion overflowing
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Rookie fever is in full swing in fantasy football circles as we continue to work through the aftermath of the NFL Draft. We know many of the big names that will climb the ADP charts the closer we get to September but it’s just as crucial to hit on some potential hidden gems among the
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Thirty-eight days after Sudanese rebels ambushed his Red Cross plane when it touched down and dragged him and his crew away at gunpoint, American pilot John Early began to wonder if he’d ever see his loved ones again. Early, his Kenyan co-pilot and an Australian nurse were confined to a mud hut guarded day and
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