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Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga.<br>David J. Phillip/AP

Tiger Woods makes Masters his 15th and least probable major victory

Tiger Woods rallied to win the Masters for the fifth time Sunday, a comeback that goes well beyond the two-shot deficit he erased before a delirious audience that watched memories turn into reality at Augusta National.

Top Army official to start wave three of Boston Marathon

Army Gen. James McConville ran the 2017 Boston Marathon with his son and Gen. Joseph Dunford, joint chief of staff.

Trump administration cancels Major League Baseball deal with Cuba

The agreement was intended to prevent players from undertaking risky escapes from Cuba, often with paid smugglers, and having to give up their citizenship to play in the United States.

Virginia, Texas Tech get defensive to move to title game

Two of the three best defenses in the nation will meet for the title on Monday night, the first appearance in the final for each program.

Minneapolis Air Force sergeant to perform national anthem at Final Four championship game

An accomplished jazz musician, Air Force Sgt. Johnny Holliday’s instrument of choice is the trumpet, followed closely by the saxophone. His military career and musical talents have made him a sought-after performer.

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A new rite of passage for NFL draft hopefuls: Scrubbing their social media history

Agents and teams are vetting the social media accounts of top prospects more fervently than ever in the run-up to this month's NFL draft, and two of this class's top prospects have already seen their posting pasts come under fire.


As injuries and losses mount, LeBron James and the Lakers have accepted their fate

There was no denial, no hope, no fury, no sadness. The Los Angeles Lakers, beset by injuries and slipping further down the West's standings by the day, have accepted their fate. This is a lottery team, and they know it.

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