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Column: A woman in charge, and it's about time

On the day she officially became a trailblazer in Major League Baseball, Kim Ng remembered the little girl who played stickball on the streets of Queens. At the time her gender wasn’...

Column: Green jacket fits as well in November as in April

Like last year, it happened during breakfast at the Masters. Like last year, everyone was talking about Tiger Woods and the 12th hole. Everything else was different Sunday at a Maste...

Column: A Masters without fans is missing patrons, too

By now, even the green jackets who run the Masters should have given up, though historically they’ve found that almost as difficult to do as raise the price of a pimento cheese sandwich. ...

Column: Turner's selfish celebration mars Dodger triumph

Well, at least the contact tracing should be easy. The Dodger postseason roster would be a good place to start. So would the team picture on the field after winning the World Series....

Column: Kershaw grinds and Roberts pushes the right buttons

If it wasn’t exactly redemption for Clayton Kershaw, it sure was for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Maybe Dave Roberts, too, though the jury will be out on the Dodgers manager until the mo...

Column: Rays hungry for more after evening up World Series

Game 1 of the World Series was all about Mookie Betts and his quest to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a title and fans across the country a free taco. Game 2 gave us a $27.50 hot dog t...

Column: Cheaters do prosper, at least in baseball

Remorse? Carlos Correa has none. Not for stealing the 2017 World Series from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Certainly not for celebrating on the field at Dodger Stadium after advancing in ...

Column: Time for NFL players, coaches to mask up or go home

At first blush it doesn’t make a lot of sense to force NFL coaches to mask up on the sidelines when dozens of players with no similar virus protection are crashing into each other nearby. ...

Column: A season like no other gets playoffs like no other

The playoffs are here, and there’s no better way to start than by throwing out the first ball Tuesday in Minnesota with the cheating Astros and their 29-31 record. It’s entirely poss...

Column: Big night for the Raiders and their new hometown

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As the light outside faded, the glittering casinos on the Las Vegas Strip came to life Monday evening through the giant lanai doors in the new home of the Raiders. I...

Column: DeChambeau ups distance debate with Open win

If Bryson DeChambeau was looking for validation for his obsession with distance, all he had to do was glance at his reflection on the U.S. Open trophy. If the USGA is looking for an ...

Column: No fans could be advantage for Wolff in US Open

Matthew Wolff deserved some cheers for the way he picked apart Winged Foot on Saturday afternoon to move into the lead of the U.S. Open. Patrick Reed and Bryson DeChambeau deserved s...

Column: Another major mishap by Tiger Woods at US Open

Tiger Woods has made enough double bogeys in his career to understand anything in golf is possible, especially in the U.S. Open. But two on the same hole with a pair of fluffed chips...

Column: Tiger Woods in need of some magic at US Open

By now, Tiger Woods should have had a chance to defend his Masters title. By now, there should be an answer for his rabid fans about just how much time they should devote to cheering him on in the U.S...

Column: Sample size is small but NFL wins week No. 1

There’s a lot that can be said about an opening NFL week that featured a little of everything — except, perhaps, the positive COVID-19 tests that everyone feared most. There was plen...