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Dustin Johnson story more than a year in the making

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The first day of summer meant Sunday was the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Sunday night was undoubtedly the longest night in the golfing life of Dustin Johnson. On Sunday, Johnson was in the unlikely position of lining up a 12-foot putt to win the United States Open. Down by three strokes on the 17th hole, Johnson followed leader Jordan Spieth’s double bogey on the same hole with a birdie to forge a tie. What followed…

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Do you really think it’s a good idea to ask for an autograph from Serena Williams right after she got tossed from the US Open?

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From Straight Sets: Amid all the action of a huge day in tennis, the big lingering question at the United States Open is if further discipline will be meted out for Serena Williams’s match-ending tantrum in the semifinal match against Kim Clijsters Saturday night. Normally there would be no hurry to make a decision, but Serena and Venus Williams have made the women’s doubles final — scheduled to be played Monday — and one of the possible decisions by the…

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