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Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson tee off on each other ahead of Players first round

  SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Steve DiMeglio thinks Tiger Woods can contend at the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass, but only if he can fix one vital part of his game. USA TODAY Sports   Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson smile as they walk onto the 12th green during a practice round for the Masters […]

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One-handed NFL prospect Shaquem Griffin embraces the opportunity to prove doubters wrong — again

SportsPulse: Shaquem and Shaquill Griffin plan on living together as now reunited teammates on the Seattle Seahawks, but they already have one conflict to resolve: will they share the Xbox? USA TODAY Sports Shaquem Griffin was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round of the NFL draft.(Photo: Brett Davis, USA TODAY Sports) ARLINGTON, […]

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Alex Rodriguez wonders what it would have been like to be a Met

The MLB season is still very young, but that doesn’t stop the world from overreacting to every storyline! USA TODAY Sports’ Steve Gardner breaks it all down. USA TODAY Sports ESPN broadcaster Alex Rodriguez works from the Vin Scully Press Box during the baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants.(Photo: Danny […]

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Jim Mora has some surprising NFL draft advice for Browns at No. 1

SportsPulse: The New York Jets’ trade to move up to the No. 3 spot in the draft will have some serious ripple effects in the first round. USA TODAY Sports’ Nate Davis and Michael Middlehurst-Schwartz on what the huge move means for draft day. USA TODAY Sports Jim Mora coached six seasons at UCLA, leading […]

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Players union files grievance vs. Rays, Pirates, Athletics, Marlins over revenue-sharing spending

Major League Baseball announced there will be rule changes concerning pace of play, with mound visits being limited. Time The Grapefruit league logo.(Photo: Jonathan Dyer, USA TODAY Sports) DUNEDIN, Fla. — The Major League Baseball Players Association has filed a grievance to MLB, claiming that four teams – the Tampa Bay Rays, Pittsburgh Pirates, Oakland […]