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Phil Mickelson has had a record six runner-up finishes at the US Open.

Phil Mickelson changes his mind, accepts exemption to US Open

Mickelson said in February 2020 he would not accept an exemption even if the USGA offered him one.

NFL players and tiered staff who haven’t been fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks until they receive it.

NFL not requiring fully vaccinated players, staff to wear masks at team facilities

The league is following the CDC’s latest guidance regarding COVID-19.

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The Snowden High baseball team celebrates as Kalym Espaillat scores in a late inning rally in a recent game.

Boston’s amateur athletes get back in the game, unmasked and breathing easier

With COVID restrictions relaxed, people are cranking up their outdoor activities — and their relief is as apparent as the smiles on their faces.

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Medina Spirit (left) and Concert Tour (right) poke their heads out of their stalls at Pimlico.

Handicapping the Preakness: Bob Baffert won’t be on hand, but his presence will be felt

As we await results from Medina Spirit's second drug sample, he will run at Pimlico, along with stablemate Concert Tour.

Jordan Spieth buried a 55-foot putt for eagle on the 18th green.

Hometown favorite Jordan Spieth shares first-round lead at Byron Nelson event in Texas

Spieth shot 63 to share the lead with J.J. Spaun.

Alex Rodriguez (above) and Marc Lore tried to buy the New York Mets last year but were beaten out.

Minnesota Timberwolves sale to Alex Rodriguez group up for NBA approval

The sale is for $1.5 billion and contingent on keeping the team in Minnesota.

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John Velazquez, riding Medina Spirit (far right) to victory at the Kentucky Derby, could encounter a crowded field of contenders at the Preakness Stakes, including Essential Quality with jockey Luis Saez aboard (far left).

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit could be vulnerable at the Preakness Stakes

Medina Spirit's sights on the second jewel of the Triple Crown, the Preakness Stakes, could be obscured by other challengers.

Miguel Cabrera had two RBI singles Wednesday against the Royals, and has six hits in his last four games.

Miguel Cabrera becomes Venezuelan hit king, surpassing Omar Vizquel

The Tigers star has 2,878 hits, one more than Vizquel, who played his last game in 2012.