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Phil Mickelson’s fall from grace highlighted by US Open woes

An unintentionally comedic moment was delivered when Phil Mickelson, Louis Oosthuizen and Shane Lowry wandered towards their second shots at the Country Club’s opening hole on Friday. “Hey Louis,” bellowed a Bostonian. “Great job on the win last week.” It was Charl Schwartzel who prevailed in the opening LIV Golf event at the Centurion Club. …

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MLB weekend recap: Yankees sweep Cubs to keep up incredible pace; Dodgers' woes get worse vs. Giants

MLB weekend recap: Yankees sweep Cubs to keep up incredible pace; Dodgers’ woes get worse vs. Giants

We’re into the middle of June, which means the “winter” sports are getting ready for wrap things up and there will be a window before football season where it’s all baseball among the major professional men’s American sports. In our world, it’s simply grind season. We know this is a 162-game marathon with ebbs and …

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Phillies had to fire Joe Girardi as manager but their woes remain

Phillies had to fire Joe Girardi as manager but their woes remain

The Phillies always were a faux contender. By payroll alone, they fooled some people into thinking otherwise. Only the Mets, Dodgers and Yankees spent more than Philadelphia’s $233 million. But it was going to be difficult for the Phillies to push 90 wins with poor defense and a questionable bullpen. Joe Girardi paid the price for those flaws. But he also added …

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Target shares sink more than 20% after company says high costs, inventory woes hit profits

Target shares sink more than 20% after company says high costs, inventory woes hit profits

Target on Wednesday reported quarterly earnings that fell far short of Wall Street’s expectations, as the retailer coped with pricey freight costs, higher markdowns and lower-than-expected sales of discretionary items from TVs to bicycles. Shares fell about 22% in premarket trading. Here’s what Target reported for the fiscal first quarter ended April 30, compared with …

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