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At PGA, reigning champ Phil Mickelson’s absence is ‘elephant in the room’

At PGA, reigning champ Phil Mickelson’s absence is ‘elephant in the room’

Placeholder while article actions load TULSA — Here in the hot hills of northeast Oklahoma, Phil Mickelson once entered the players’ locker room at the end of the 2001 U.S. Open and stood at a sink in front of a mirror at 0 for 33 as a pro in major tournaments, his face epitomizing that …

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2022 NBA Draft Lottery results: Magic get No. 1 overall pick, Thunder land at No. 2, Kings jump into top four

2022 NBA Draft Lottery results: Magic get No. 1 overall pick, Thunder land at No. 2, Kings jump into top four

The Orlando Magic won the long-awaited NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday and will now have the No. 1 overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, which is set for June 23. The Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings and Detroit Pistons round out the top five. This is the fourth time that the Magic …

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Heat vs. Celtics score, takeaways: Jimmy Butler drops 41 points as Miami pulls away in Game 1 win

Heat vs. Celtics score, takeaways: Jimmy Butler drops 41 points as Miami pulls away in Game 1 win

The Miami Heat pulled out a 118-107 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the 2022 Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night. It was a tale of two halves for the Heat, who came alive in the third quarter to storm back from an eight-point halftime deficit and proceed to dominate the Celtics …

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Judge hits 2 homers -- but should it have been 3?

Judge hits 2 homers — but should it have been 3?

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NBA predictions: Expert picks for Warriors vs. Mavericks and Heat vs. Celtics in conference finals

NBA predictions: Expert picks for Heat-Celtics and Warriors-Mavericks in conference finals

After a pair of Game 7s on Sunday, the NBA’s conference final matchups are set. In the West, it’ll be the No. 3 Warriors against the No. 4 Dallas Mavericks. In the East, it’s the No. 1 Miami Heat vs. the No. 2 Boston Celtics. Boston-Miami begins on Tuesday. Golden State-Dallas starts on Wednesday. We’ve …

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Vincenzi: Thomas, 2 Other Course-Fit Picks at PGA Championship

Vincenzi: Thomas, 2 Other Course-Fit Picks at PGA Championship

Click arrow to expand 2022 PGA Championship odds via BetMGM 2022 PGA Championship Odds Golfer Odds Jon Rahm +1200 Scottie Scheffler +1200 Justin Thomas +1600 Rory McIlroy +1600 Collin Morikawa +2000 Jordan Spieth +2000 Cameron Smith +2200 Patrick Cantlay +2200 Dustin Johnson +2500 Viktor Hovland +2500 Xander Schauffele +2500 Hideki Matsuyama +2800 Shane Lowry +3500 …

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Baltimore Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey has received a 60-game suspension for distributing drugs three months after testifying that he gave oxycodone to his deceased Los Angeles Angels teammate Tyler Skaggs, who suffered a fatal overdose in 2019

Orioles’ Matt Harvey gets 60-game ban for drug distribution following testimony in Skaggs trial

Baltimore Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey has received a 60-game suspension for distributing drugs three months after testifying that he gave oxycodone to his deceased Los Angeles Angels teammate Tyler Skaggs, who suffered a fatal overdose in 2019.  Harvey also admitted to cocaine use in his February testimony at the trial of Eric Prescott Kay, the former …

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MLS salaries analysis: Highest earners, balance across positions and more

MLS salaries analysis: Highest earners, balance across positions and more

Chicago Fire attacker Xherdan Shaqiri is the new highest-paid player in Major League Soccer — at least for now. The Swiss international is making $8.15 million in guaranteed compensation in 2022, according to the biannual league-wide list of salaries released by the MLS Players Association on Tuesday. That number is over $2 million more than …

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College basketball rankings: Michigan State's Max Christie to stay in NBA Draft, Spartans drop in Top 25 And 1

College basketball rankings: Michigan State’s Max Christie to stay in NBA Draft, Spartans drop in Top 25 And 1

1 N. Carolina The Tar Heels’ ranking is based on North Carolina returning every rotation player except for Brady Manek – among them All-American Armando Bacot, NCAA Tournament star Caleb Love and defensive specialist Leaky Black. UNC has the best and most-accomplished returning core in the sport. — 29-10 2 Houston The Cougars’ ranking is …

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