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At PGA Championship, Phil Mickelson's absence is 'elephant in the room'

At PGA Championship, 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 US 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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Tiger Woods defends legacy of PGA Tour ahead of PGA Championship

Tiger Woods defends legacy of PGA Tour ahead of PGA Championship

Addressing the media Tuesday before the start of this week’s PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Woods made it clear he is in full support of the Tour his predecessors Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer built to what it is today. “I just think that what Jack and Arnold have done …

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Tim Benz: Sidney Crosby’s comments on his long-term future should get us thinking

Because Pittsburgh Penguins star center Sidney Crosby is so consistent with his pragmatic, stay-in-the-middle-lane approach to dealing with the media, he rarely lets any quote slip that’s surprising. Frankly, the one he uttered Tuesday may not be all that remarkable either, but, during the Penguins breakup day interviews, the team’s captain did say something that …

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Ivan Kuliak: Russian gymnast banned for one year after wearing pro-war symbol on podium

Ivan Kuliak: Russian gymnast banned for one year after wearing pro-war symbol on podium

The 20-year-old wore a ‘Z’ symbol taped to his leotard while standing next to ​Ukrainian gymnast ​Illia Kovtun on a podium in March — Kovtun won gold and Kuliak picked up bronze in the parallel bars at the gymnastics World Cup event in Doha, Qatar. The ‘Z’ insignia has been displayed on tanks and vehicles …

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Post experts predict Rangers-Hurricanes series

Post experts predict Rangers-Hurricanes series

The Post’s experts make their Rangers-Hurricanes picks: Larry Brooks The Rangers will have to play their four best games of the season in order to prevail against a team that is much deeper, faster and more disciplined than the Penguins. The Canes are relentless. The Blueshirts must limit their errors—forced and unforced—in the neutral zone …

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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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Deshaun Watson Admits Massage Therapist Cried After Session, per Report

Deshaun Watson Admits Massage Therapist Cried After Session, per Report

Editor’s note: This story contains accounts of sexual assault. If you or someone you know is a survivor of sexual assault and is seeking help, contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673 or at https://www.rainn.org. During a pre-trial deposition last week, Deshaun Watson admitted that one massage therapist did cry after their session, but …

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NBA Draft Lottery: Detroit Pistons fall, will pick 5th in NBA Draft

NBA Draft Lottery: Detroit Pistons fall, will pick 5th in NBA Draft

Lightning, in fact, doesn’t strike twice. After winning the NBA Draft Lottery a year ago, the Detroit Pistons fell two spots to No. 5. In a draft lacking in a consensus, can’t-miss prospect dropping isn’t the worst thing. But it is unlikely the Pistons will take one of the intriguing big men with huge boom …

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Biggest Winners and Losers of 2022 NBA Draft Lottery |  Bleacher Report

Biggest Winners and Losers of 2022 NBA Draft Lottery | Bleacher Report

0 of 6 Nick Wass/Associated Press CHICAGO — The NBA Draft Lottery remains one of the silliest yet most entertaining aspects of the league, where the fates of billion-dollar organizations and the world’s elite basketball prodigies are decided by sheer chance. But the Orlando Magic, who won the first pick in the 2022 NBA draft, …

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Sam Rosen talks key to Rangers-Hurricanes series, future in booth

Sam Rosen talks key to Rangers-Hurricanes series, future in booth

MSG Rangers play-by-play man Sam Rosen called the Blueshirts’ entire first-round series win over the Penguins. MSG won’t have live games in this round but will have complete pre-and postgame coverage. Rosen takes a shot at some NHL playoffs Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: What is the key to the Rangers-Hurricanes series? A: …

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