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Trying to make sense of the Jose Fernandez tragedy

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We’ll never know how many games Jose Fernandez would have won, or how many post season games or all-star games he would have enjoyed. Perhaps he would have wound up in Cooperstown or had another appointment with an orthopedic surgeon conducting another Tommy John surgery. All we know for sure is God gave him some natural ability, which he did not take for granted. He was becoming one of the game’s dominating pitchers and enjoying it all the while. Fernandez…

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Ryder Cup captain: US team “best maybe ever assembled”

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U.S. captain Davis Love III referred to his Ryder Cup team as “the best golf team maybe ever assembled,” a surprising comment for two reasons. This was Davis Love, not exactly known for his brash comments. And the U.S. team isn’t even assembled yet. Two days before Love makes his final captain’s pick, and a week before the Ryder Cup begins at Hazeltine, Love went on SiriusXM’s “Fairways of Life” show on Friday and was asked whether the Americans have…

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Bubba Watson is becoming a major force in golfing world

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Bubba Watson has the knack of surprising people. We always know what is going on with Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy and, lately, Jordan Spieth. With little fanfare, Watson is making a name for himself. Sunday’s victory at the Travelers Championship was Watson’s second of the season and the second time he has won that event (2010). Only Spieth, with three wins this year, has more. Bubba also became only the sixth golfer to win this event more than…

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