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Doug Ford, former Masters and PGA champion, dies at 95

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Doug Ford, the oldest surviving Masters champion and a former PGA player of the year, has died. He was 95. The PGA Tour announced Ford’s death on Tuesday, saying Ford’s family informed the tour that he died Monday night. Details

Biggest winners, losers of sports betting legalization

1:22 PM ET David Purdum Close ESPN Staff Writer Joined ESPN in 2014 Journalist covering gambling industry since 2008 Darren Rovell Close ESPN Senior Writer’s sports business reporter since 2012; previously at ESPN from 2000-06 Appears on SportsCenter, ESPN Radio, and with ABC

Alize Cornet cleared of doping charge over missed tests

LONDON — Former top-20 tennis player Alize Cornet has been cleared of a doping charge by an independent tribunal. The International Tennis Federation announced Tuesday that the decision was made because a doping control officer “did not satisfy all of the requirements” in trying to

Marcus Smart’s ill mom wants son’s focus on Boston Celtics

BOSTON — Celtics guard Marcus Smart said his mother, Camellia, began chemotherapy treatments Monday as she continues her fight after a recent diagnosis of bone marrow cancer, but she has implored her son to remain focused on Boston’s playoff run. The Celtics are 7-2 since