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Golf-Distance-measuring devices 'much ado about nothing'

By Andrew Both
KIAWAH ISLAND, South Carolina (Reuters) - Caddies are allowed to use laser rangefinders for the first time in a top-level tournament in this week's PGA Championship, but one caddy said the gadget's introduction will "make a lot of noise" nothing.
The devices known as rangefinders h...

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Hall of Fame G.M. Ron Wolf laments “diva” quarterbacks who want to disregard long-term deals

The NFL is becoming more and more like the NBA, with certain players: (1) realizing the power they wield; and (2) not to be afraid to use it. This development doesn't fit well with those who have made a name for themselves in a league of players who knew their place.
Appears on the Big Show Netwo...

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Florida Golf Carts Lose in Clash With Cars as Judge Sides With Geico

Although golf carts are rated for golf courses and trails at top speeds typically in the 10 to 20 mph range, there are people who nonetheless drive them on busy public roads - making a federal case in Florida.
A recent ruling by a Miami judge examines whether insurance companies' motor vehicle po...

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Denver Broncos land Aaron Rodgers in this crazy hypothetical trade with Green Bay Packers

Broncos land Rodgers in a crazy hypothetical deal with Packers that originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
In the NFL, if a team wants to add Aaron Rodgers to their list, they may have to give up a lot.
Albert Breer spoke to NFL executives to find out the cost of acquiring the Green Bay Packer...

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Khem Birch with a 2-pointer vs the Indiana Pacers

Khem Birch (Toronto Raptors) with a 2-pointer against the Indiana Pacers, 05/16/2021

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Rangefinders make major debut at PGA Championship

Rangefinders are set to make their big PGA championship debut next week to get the pace of the game up, even if some top golfers fear it won't work or will slow down instead.
The Golf Tech range finders that use lasers or GPS systems were approved last February for majors approved by the PGA of A...

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Mustoe's top five 2020-21 Premier League goals

Robbie Mustoe is following his top five goals from the 2020-21 Premier League season, including a wild kick from Sebastian Haller and two from Tottenham.

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Tennis-'I can't control God': Venus fumes after heavy winds force time violation

(Reuters) - A fighting Venus Williams got more than she expected in the form of divine intervention when high winds led to a controversial time violation when they beat Anna Schmiedlova 5-7: 6-2 at the Emilia-Romagna Open : 6: 2 lost in Parma on Monday.
After losing the first set 7-5 despite 5-2,...

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Golf betting: A 150-to-1 long shot won a PGA event and only one bettor had him ... for $1

By the end of Kyoung-Hoon Lee, who lapped the field at the PGA's AT&T Byron Nelson tournament last weekend, many bettors had prevailed.
Lee shot an incredible 25 under par to win the tournament and won by three strokes. When the odds fell, the weather grabbed him. In the end, 11.7% of the tickets...

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Stunning last-minute goalkeeper goal saves Liverpool's season

Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker may have saved the Liverpool season on Sunday. But not with a rescue. With a breathtaking goal in the 95th minute - the first goal by a goalkeeper in Liverpool:
Liverpool had to beat West Brom to keep hopes of making the Premier League top 4 and qualifying for ...

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Watch: Orca’s dramatic leap leaves boaters in awe

Boaters in the Mexican Sea of ​​Cortez were amazed on Sunday when an orca jumped 15 feet from the surface while attacking a bottlenose dolphin.
The footage captured by Miguel Cuevas of Cabo Pulmo Divers shows the orca launching itself and the dolphin as the orca rams the smaller mammal during a h...

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Who are the favorites in Western Conference?

It does everything right, proven deadly from a great distance and going into the playoffs as the number 1 overall seed. Can Utah be stopped?

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Cycling-Bernal destroys his rivals to take Giro d'Italia lead

CAMPO FELICE, Italy (Reuters) - Egan Bernal blew his rivals in the Giro d'Italia as he won Stage 9 with a brutal, gravity-defying effort on the final climb to take the overall lead of the race on Sunday.
The 2019 Tour de France champion achieved impressive acceleration over the last kilometers of...

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Hitting it out of the park: Baseball card legacy could smash records

By Jill Serjeant
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When Florida doctor Thomas Newman died of COVID-19, he left a huge legacy for his family - a collection of around $ 20 million worth of sports cards, including a Babe Ruth card, the one could set a new world record.
It was love, not money, that drove Newma...

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Tennis-Beaten Djokovic hits right notes on clay in Rome

(Reuters) - Novak Djokovic was disappointed to have fallen in the final hurdle against Rafa Nadal at the Rome Masters on Sunday, but the world number one said his level of play over the past week gave him confidence about his chances at the French Open met this month.
The Serb, who turns 34 this ...

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Ryan Kerrigan bids farewell to Washington

There is currently no indication that veteran pass rusher Ryan Kerrigan will sign a new deal with a new team. There are all indications that he won't sign a new contract with his old team.
Kerrigan said goodbye to Washington on social media.
"I'll never be able to sum up what the last 10 years ha...

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CG: STL@SD - 5/16/21

Condensed Game: The Padres finally prevailed thanks to a fourth inning with four runs and defeated the Cardinals in three games

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Tennis-Swiatek demolishes Pliskova to claim Rome crown

(Reuters) The French Open champion Iga Swiatek warned her rivals of the Grand Slam on the clay court with a 6-0: 6-0 demolition of the former number 1 in the world, Karolina Pliskova, in the final of the Italian Open on Sunday.
The 46 minute win meant the world number 15 from Poland, who rose to ...

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Tennis-Nadal heads to Roland Garros with confidence and a clear mind

(Reuters) - After Rafa Nadal warmed up in style for the French Open in the Rome Masters final against world number 1 Novak Djokovic on Sunday, he said he would look for a 21st place with confidence and a clear mind Grand Slam to Rolland Garros travel title.
The 34-year-old Nadal defeated the Serb...

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Game Recap: Thunder 117, Clippers 112

The Thunder defeated the Clippers, 117-112. Moses Brown recorded a career high of 24 points and seven blocks and 18 rebounds for the Thunder in victory, while Terance Mann recorded a team high of 19 points (7-8 FG) for the Clippers in the defeats. The Thunder end the season at 10:50 p.m. while th...

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Serena Williams accepts wild card to play in Parma

PARMA, Italy - Serena Williams has accepted a wildcard invitation to play at the Emilia-Romagna Open in Parma this weekend.
The move came immediately after Williams lost in straight sets to Nadia Podoroska at the Italian Open in her first game in almost three months.
"Maybe I need a few more game...

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Assist of the Night: Ja Morant

Assist of the night: Yes Morant - May 16, 2021

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Tennis-Proud Swiatek adds top-10 ranking to her resume

(Reuters) - French Open Champion Iga Swiatek said a place in the top 10 in the world rankings is proof that her game has become more consistent after the Pole with some "after her first Grand Slam triumph last year" frustrating "results.
Swiatek, who will turn 20 at the end of the month, demolish...

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Eric Bledsoe with a 3-pointer vs the Los Angeles Lakers

Eric Bledsoe (New Orleans Pelicans) with a 3-pointer against the Los Angeles Lakers, 05/16/2021

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CJ McCollum with a 3-pointer vs the Denver Nuggets

CJ McCollum (Portland Trail Blazers) with a 3-pointer against the Denver Nuggets, 05/16/2021

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Game Recap: Hawks 124, Rockets 95

The Hawks defeated the Rockets, 124-95. Onyeka Okongwu posted a career high of 21 points and 14 rebounds for the Hawks, while D.J. Augustin scored 18 points, four rebounds and five assists for the Rockets in the defeat. The Hawks finish the season at 41-31 while the Rockets finish at 17-55.

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Austin Rivers with a 2-pointer vs the Portland Trail Blazers

Austin Rivers (Denver Nuggets) with a 2-pointer against the Portland Trail Blazers, 05/16/2021

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Cubs vs. Tigers Highlights

Happ, Hendricks leads the Cubs 5-1 past the Tigers

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2021 playoffs bracket set

Which matchup could be the most entertaining? Are there some surprise teams that could create insane?

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Former Austin Peay DB victim of brutal Atlanta Falcons tryout hoax

This crosses the line between cruel and evil.
Juantarius Bryant, a former Austin Peay defense attorney, received text from a 404 area code claiming to be from Atlanta Falcons Defense Coordinator Dean Pees. Bryant was invited to the hawks' camp to try it out.
Only the text wasn't from Pees, it was...

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