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The Lakers Weren’t Ready for the Moment. Devin Booker Was.

Booker, the Phoenix Suns’ All-Star guard, is already showing the poise and determination of a playoff regular in his first postseason.The roots of everything...

2 Million Runs: Baseball on the Verge of Mile

For 145 years, players have stepped, slid, walked, tumbled and jumped on white rubber slabs all over the continent. It is the act of...

A Wrenching Knicks Loss, but an Electric Night at the Garden

N.B.A. playoff basketball returned to Manhattan as a cultural event with a loud, spirited crowd and a new archenemy, the Hawks’ Trae Young.For 47...

Blue Jays (and Their Fan Cutouts) Play Their Last Game in Florida

The Blue Jays are still barred from playing in Canada, but as they decamp from Florida, their fans — in plastic cutout form —...

By the numbers: No. 17 at THE PLAYERS Championship

ROUND 1

Byeong An will have nightmares for years to come after dumping four balls in the water at the par-3 17th green on Thursday. An needed to make a 4-footer for an octuple bogey 11 on the iconic hole to ensure Bob Tway’s 12 from 2005 remains the highest score on record for the drama-filled short hole.

The former International Presidents Cup team member saw his tee shot come down short of the green before he hit two shots long from the drop zone and a third short from the same spot before finally finding dry land with his ninth shot.

An wasn’t alone having trouble in what appeared to be perfect conditions. Charl Schwartzel, Kevin Na and Maverick McNealy all carded 8s in their rounds as the 17th played as the second toughest hole of the day (3.351).

On the other side of the coin former PLAYERS champion Adam Scott hit the shot of the day, going within a whisker of a hole-in-one before settling for birdie from 1-foot, 7-inches. The longest putt of the day was Sebastian Munoz’s 46-foot, 9-inch birdie bomb.

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The Lakers Weren’t Ready for the Moment. Devin Booker Was.

Booker, the Phoenix Suns’ All-Star guard, is already showing the poise and determination of a playoff regular in his first postseason.The roots of everything...

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For 145 years, players have stepped, slid, walked, tumbled and jumped on white rubber slabs all over the continent. It is the act of...

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N.B.A. playoff basketball returned to Manhattan as a cultural event with a loud, spirited crowd and a new archenemy, the Hawks’ Trae Young.For 47...

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