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Masters drama: Bryson’s bombs, Tiger’s absence, DJ’s dominance, politics — and yes, golf, too | Marcus Hayes

Azaleas, absences, and boycott talk: As we return to normalcy, a very abnormal Masters begins


Why these Phillies will be predictably productive | Marcus Hayes

No Odubel, no Kingery, no Maikel Franco, and a real bullpen: The Phillies are all grown up and focused.

Hammerin’ Hank Aaron protege Brian Snitker, Braves manager, gets caught looking past civil rights | Marcus Hayes

Braves manager Brian Snitker, a protege of the late Hank Aaron, cowed in the face of controversy when asked what the great slugger would have thought of the All-Star Game being pulled out of Atlanta.


Teen ‘Diddy’ protege works himself to exhaustion: Behind the Sixers’ groundbreaking ‘Buy Black’ program | Marcus Hayes

How two businesses were chosen from among 700 applicants to receive more than $100,000 in advertising and marketing services and guidance.


‘This kid doesn’t have a chance’: How the Phillies inevitably ruined Scott Kingery | Marcus Hayes

They took the top second-base prospect in baseball and played him everywhere but second base. They took a little line-drive hitter and told him to hit homers. Real smart, fellas.


Eagles’ old heads will play 17th game, but at least it’s against the Jets | Marcus Hayes

Washington goes to Buffalo, the Giants to Miami, the Cowboys to New England. As it turns out, last place has its virtues.


Carson Wentz took the money and ran. He’s really no different from Deshaun Watson. | Marcus Hayes

Two gifted young quarterbacks got paid, then betrayed their teams and their cities when the going got tough.


Sixers’ Doc Rivers is the Coach of the Year favorite: Win at Golden State makes team 7-1 after break | Marcus Hayes

He’s got the team on top of the conference without his MVP candidate and with a lineup that’s less stable than the Eagles’ offensive line.