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A Golfer Aiming to Save More Than Strokes on a Scorecard

At the 2015 Presidents Cup, the Australian Marc Leishman beat Jordan Spieth, then the world No. 1, in the singles competition. Leishman’s 1-up victory came three months after he lost in a British Open playoff, but his hot streak didn’t do much for his public profile. Before Leishman went wire-to-wire this month to win the third of four events in ...

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Champions League: PSG Routs Bayern Munich as Neymar Scores

Germain beat the five-time champion Bayern Munich, 3-0, in the Champions League on Wednesday with unstoppable soccer from its super-expensive forwards. The French side’s formidable attacking lineup tore the visitors’ defense apart on the counterattack and took command of Group B with goals from Dani Alves, Edinson Cavani and Neymar. Kylian Mbappé, who was hired alongside Neymar this summer for ...

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Dwyane Wade Joins LeBron James for Act II With Cavs

It is worth remembering, as Dwyane Wade and LeBron James embark on their reunion in Cleveland, that Wade recruited James to join him in Miami seven years ago. As the headliners in a collective that also featured Chris Bosh, Wade and James crammed greatness into their four seasons as teammates on the Heat: four consecutive trips to the N.B.A. finals ...

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Sparks’ Alana Beard Finds a Home on the Waves

When the Los Angeles Sparks are at home during the W.N.B.A. season, guard Alana Beard starts almost every morning with coffee at The Cow’s End Café, a Bohemian spot a few steps from Venice Beach, sipping cortados and mingling with surfers who have become like family to her. When Beard was picked second over all in the 2004 draft out ...

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