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Jason Day of Australia is tended to by medical staff Friday after finishing the ninth hole during the second round of the 115th U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash. Andrew Redington/Getty Images hide caption

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Even golfers using a motorized cart can burn about 1,300 calories and walk 2 miles when playing 18 holes. Halfdark/fstop/Corbis hide caption

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Take A Swing At This: Golf Is Exercise, Cart Or No Cart

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady gestures during an event at Salem State University in Salem, Mass. on May 7, 2015. An NFL investigation has found that New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs and Brady was "at least generally aware" of the rules violations. Now, he faces a four-game suspension and the Patriots a $1 million fine. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Was 'Deflategate' About Tom Brady's Legacy Or His Ego?

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Concussions Can Be More Likely In Practices Than In Games

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The British snowboarder Billy Morgan on his way to landing a Backside 1800 Quadruple Cork. Before this week, the trick was a subject of debate — including the question of whether it could be performed. Red Bull hide caption

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New York Red Bulls defender Chris Duvall (third from left) reacts toward the crowd after teammate Lloyd Sam scores during an MLS soccer game against D.C. United on March 22 in Harrison, N.J. The Red Bulls won 2-0. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Deford: Americans Don't Care About Major League Soccer

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"Hot Rod" Hundley (right) does postgame commentary with Ron Boone after the Utah Jazz-Seattle SuperSonics game on May 5, 2000, in Salt Lake City. Douglas C. Pizac/AP hide caption

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Remembering Legendary NBA Announcer 'Hot Rod' Hundley

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San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland, center, during an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif. Borland announced that he will retire after just one season to protect himself from brain injuries. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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'Borland Effect' A Fumble For Football? Deford Says It Will Pass

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Arizona State fans showcase their Curtain of Distraction during a game against UCLA on Feb. 18 in Tempe, Ariz. Rick Scuteri/AP hide caption

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News From The Charity Stripe

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Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, right, speaks with an official during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Duke in Durham, N.C., on Feb. 28 Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Deford: NCAA Fans Continue To Drink Deeply Of The (Sports) Spirits

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Daina Bouquin competes in the first U.S. Winter Swimming Championships on Saturday in Lake Memphremagog near Newport, Vt. The event drew swimmers from around the world to race in icy water that was below 32 degrees F. Herb Swanson for NPR hide caption

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'Cold Actually Feels Good' At The U.S. Winter Swimming Championship

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Wendell Scott, pictured here in 1969, is the first — and only — black man to win a race in NASCAR's top series. AP hide caption

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NASCAR Hall-Of-Famer Helped Open The Track For Black Drivers

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