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Jason Day leads The Players; 17th hole takes prisoners

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The world’s top ranked player remained on top of the The Players championship field at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra. Day finished Saturday’s third round at 14 under par, four shots ahead of Ken Duke, Hideki Matsuyama and Alex Cejka. With heat and low humility, the course became much more difficult. With a bevy of rounds under par during the first two rounds, only six players were able to break par on Saturday. Despite the fact Day was not one…

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Danny Willett wins the Masters

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As he played the back nine, Danny Willett knew the chances of winning the 2016 Masters were not good. He trailed defending Jordan Spieth by five shots. All he could do was play his best. When Spieth rolled in his fourth consecutive birdie on the ninth hole, he seemed on his way to becoming the fourth player to ever defend their title. But inexplicably, Spieth had the type of meltdown inexperienced  professionals are apt to suffer. Certainly not the number…

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Jordan Spieth falters, but still holds Masters’ 54-hole lead

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Saturday is traditionally known as “moving day” in professional golf tournaments. Contenders play well enough in the third round to set themselves up for a possible victory on Sunday. Saturday at the Masters was also moving day, but instead of moving up, the contenders went up and down. This was especially true of defending champion Jordan Spieth. Spieth, the world’s second-ranked player, leads at three under par, but a terrible finish shrank his margin from four strokes to only one.…

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As baseball winds down, hockey begins; late night golf on TV

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Wednesday night has a lot to offer sports fans, especially those willing to stay up late. For those in Chicago, a dichotomy involving their two teams is front and center. The Chicago Cubs are in Pittsburgh to play the Pirates in the National League Wild Card Game. Chicago is embarking on another attempt to win their first World Series since 1908. They have not even played in one since 1945. Back in Chicago, the Blackhawks are helping the National Hockey…

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