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L.P.G.A. Cancels First Major Tournament

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The first women’s golf major championship of this year, the Evian Championship, scheduled from Aug. 6 to 9 in France, was canceled on Tuesday because of travel restrictions and governmental quarantine requirements related to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a statement from the L.P.G.A...read more

Contact Tracing With Your Phone: It’s Easier but There Are Tradeoffs

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The handshake came first. Then the high-five, fist bump and more recently, the elbow touch. Canadian researchers are now working on a new greeting, the CanShake. It is not a mere salutation. The CanShake — which involves people shaking their phones at each other upon meeting to transmit c...read more

Snapchat Says It Is No Longer Promoting Trump's Account

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Snapchat said Wednesday that is has stopped promoting President Donald Trump’s content on its “Discover” pages due to recent comments he has made about protesters demonstrating against racial inequality and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis poli...read more

With Precautions, Golf Is Back. So Are Scoring Squabbles.

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The culture of golf is swathed in a code of honor, with players compelled to call penalties on themselves. Golf during a pandemic, however, has introduced quirks to test the game’s noble protocols. New safety regulations, adopted by golf courses to adhere to coronavirus guidelines, have a...read more

HBO Max: How Do I Get it If I Already Have HBO?

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AT&T’s new streaming platform HBO Max went live on Wednesday, but for many HBO subscribers, it was not entirely clear whether they had access to the service. Millions currently do not. That’s because AT&T could not strike deals in time for the launch with some key distribu...read more

HBO Max Is Here to Take On Netflix. Is It Too Late?

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HBO has been an innovator for much of its nearly 50-year run. Now, with the unveiling of HBO Max, it’s playing catch-up. In the 1970s, when people still referred to it as Home Box Office, HBO was a pioneer in bringing recent movies to the American living room in all their uncut glory. Ano...read more

Keeping Clients Fit During the Pandemic by Going Virtual

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This article is part of Owning the Future, a series on how small businesses across the country are coping with the coronavirus pandemic. The routine has been the same for six years. On Saturday mornings, Jason Atlas changes into a T-shirt, a pair of comfortable shorts and lightweight t...read more

Tiger Woods-Peyton Manning pairing wins match over Phil Mickelson-Tom Brady

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To say it did not disappoint would be an understatement. Because, seriously, did anyone truly expect these developments? Right from the start, Brady played so horrendously — in one 30-minute stretch he put consecutive tee shots in the woods, a pond and on a cart path next to the out of bo...read more

Tiger Woods’s Return Puts His Back in the Spotlight Again

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The charity golf exhibition with Rory McIlroy and friends was a nice opening act, but the sport’s headliner returns this weekend. On Sunday, Tiger Woods will play for the first time in three months, ending his longest layoff since recovering from spinal fusion surgery in 2017. Woods and Phil...read more

The Joy of Deleting My Many Mediocre Photos

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Image Credit...Illustration by Gray Beltran/The New York Times and Tanner Curtis/The New York Times Like Frankenstein’s creature, they trail us across time and terra. Let’s set ourselves free. May 18, 2020 “I wear the chain I forged in life,” the ghost of Jacob Marley once compla...read more

The Joy of a Junky Old Nintendo

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Image Credit...Illustration by Aliza Aufrichtig/The New York Times and Rumsey Taylor/The New York Times By Lesley M. M. Blume Why Super Mario Bros. brought me to tears. May 18, 2020 One evening, a few weeks ago, at 8 p.m., my husband and I put our young daughter to bed as usua...read more

U.S. Golf Association Cancels Qualifiers for Multiple Tournaments

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A cornerstone tradition of the United States Open was canceled on Monday for this year’s tournament. The United States Golf Association, which conducts the championship, determined that the vast system of qualifying rounds, which is held throughout America as well as in several other countri...read more

Rory McIlroy Won, but Golf Shined in Its Live Return

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Rory McIlroy stroked the clinching shot in Sunday’s uber-quirky charity golf match — the first televised competitive men’s golf in more than two months — but it was Dustin Johnson, McIlroy’s teammate in the event, who won the day. How? Heading down the first fairway, Johnson ignored th...read more

The Joy of Perfecting the Sexy Selfie

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Image Credit...Illustration by Shane O'Neill/The New York Times and Adriana Ramic/The New York Times By Aminatou Sow Some people are raising little sourdough bread children. I am learning photography. Learning is learning. May 18, 2020 In a memorable episode of “30 Rock,” Trac...read more

Trump looks ahead to post-coronavirus sports: "We want big, big stadiums loaded with people."

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In a telephone appearance during a televised charity golf exhibition on Sunday, President Trump enthusiastically supported the return of live sports events during the coronavirus pandemic. “We want to get sports back, we miss sports,” Trump said. “We need sports in terms of the psyche of ...read more

Golf caddies wonder how close is too close

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Missy Pederson is eager to get back to work caddying for the two-time major winner Brittany Lincicome on the L.P.G.A. Tour, which is scheduled to resume its season in July, five months after it was suspended because of the coronavirus crisis. “I’m chomping at the bit,” Pederson said on Tuesd...read more

PGA Tour Lays Out Plan to Restart

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With the goal of resuming tournament play next month in Texas, PGA Tour officials on Wednesday outlined safety procedures they intend to implement, including layers of coronavirus testing for players, caddies and support personnel. The tour’s plan would restrict the movement of players durin...read more

Golfers Embrace CBD, Even as Its Gentility Is Questioned

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Billy Horschel went six months without a top-eight finish last year before he found a remedy for his ailing golf game from a surprising source: the hemp plant. Horschel, a five-time PGA Tour winner, began using cannabidiol, or CBD, products shortly after he missed the cut at the British Open...read more

As Golf Courses Reopen, New Players Take Up the Long Walk

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Around noon on April 17, Gov. Tim Walz of Minnesota announced that the state’s 450 golf courses, shuttered because of the coronavirus pandemic, could open the next day. At 3 p.m., the Hazeltine National Golf Club, about 25 miles southwest of Minneapolis, activated its automated online tee ti...read more

L.P.G.A. Shifts Schedule Once Again

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The L.P.G.A. Tour rescheduled its tentative events to July from June on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the P.G.A. of America announced that the Women’s P.G.A. Championship, a major, was moving to October from June. Five other L.P.G.A. events were canceled. The first ev...read more

Guerrilla Golfers Sneak Onto Greens Closed by Pandemic

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DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — The 18 holes of the Boca Delray Golf and Country Club have been closed since late March, when administrators of Palm Beach County, Fla., decided to shutter every business and activity deemed nonessential. Apparently, some members didn’t get, or didn’t like, the messag...read more

Woods and Mickelson Set for a Charity Match With Brady and Manning

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A televised charity golf match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, who will be joined in the contest by Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, is planned for next month, Turner Sports announced on Wednesday. The location of the event was not disclosed, and a spokesperson for the PGA Tour, whic...read more

Coronavirus Means Bigger Gaming Sales, but Less Production

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During the early days of self-quarantine at Larian Studios, the independent video game developer founded in Ghent, Belgium, morale remained high. Designers and engineers, many of whom worked remotely (the company has 300 employees across five countries), were able to continue to do so, build...read more

Facebook to Introduce an App for Gaming

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Facebook plans to introduce the Facebook Gaming mobile app on Monday, the social network said, in its most decisive move into the video game business as people seek entertainment during the pandemic. The free app caps several years of investment at Facebook, which said more than 700 milli...read more

PGA Tour Announces Mid-June Return in Texas

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The PGA Tour announced on Thursday that it would resume its season in mid-June with a tournament in Fort Worth, which would likely make men’s golf among the first major American professional sports to restart competition since the coronavirus pandemic halted most events in March. The tour...read more
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