The Big Kerfuffle in the World of Golf

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The Big Kerfuffle in the World of Golf

Phil Mickelson is 7-over par at the US Open, apparently feeling the strain from the negative feedback surrounding his decision to compete in the controversial LIV League Golf Invitational Series. Has the media made him out to be the new “villain” of the PGA because of it? Most TV announcers have taken the standard line of the PGA Tour that the golfers who have signed up with the LIV league are wrong and just in it for the money. None of the networks have picked up the Saudi-funded LIV golf tour. Could that be attributed to the politics of the Saudi government, or is it something else? Jay Monahan, Commissioner of the PGA Tour, had the chance to comment on the situation when speaking on CBS. What exactly did he have to say?

The Golden State Warriors are looking to close out the NBA finals, but can they beat the slight favorite Boston Celtics on their home court? Steph Curry did not hit a 3-pointer for the first time in over 230 games, but the Warriors still won in Game 5. They’re up 3-2, but will it end up going to a Game 7?

LA Dodger pitcher Tyler Anderson threw almost 125 pitches against the LA Angels in the Freeway Series, giving the Dodgers a 4-1 win but leaving Anderson just shy of a no-hitter. Earlier in the season, manager Dave Roberts pulled Clayton Kershaw after fewer pitches and seven innings when he was on the way to pitching a perfect game. Was he right to leave him in to attempt a no-hitter with the score so close?

Austin Ekeler of the LA Chargers says he wants fewer snaps and to play less often. He played 700 snaps last year – is it an indicator of a shift in the NFL towards bringing the running game back to wear down the defense? But what effect does it have on the offense?

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