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Johnson: Leaving Twins for LSU 'toughest thing'

Johnson: Leaving Twins for LSU ‘toughest thing’

CLEVELAND — Wes Johnson knows the timing isn’t ideal for the Minnesota Twins. It’s not easy for him, either, or without some personal pain. Johnson is leaving the Twins to return to his college coaching roots, taking over as LSU’s pitching coach. He said the decision took an emotional toll on him. “Very tough,” Johnson …

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Christ, family, baseball: Why Wes Johnson left the Twins for LSU

Christ, family, baseball: Why Wes Johnson left the Twins for LSU

CLEVELAND – Carlos Correa was settled in for the Twins’ hourlong flight to Cleveland, gearing up for five games in four days with the AL Central lead in flux. He connected his phone to the Wi-Fi and opened up Twitter, naturally. He read the first tweet on his timeline twice. Then checked if the account …

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Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson leaves abruptly for same job, big raise at LSU

Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson leaves abruptly for same job, big raise at LSU

Odd. Surreal. Weird. Confusing. Those were the terms used by members of the Twins’ traveling party Sunday evening to describe the 90-minute flight to Cleveland, when word leaked out that highly regarded pitching coach Wes Johnson accepted a significant raise to become the new pitching coach at Louisiana State University, multiple sources confirmed to The …

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Dustin Johnson escalates golf civil war by applying to DP World Tour

Dustin Johnson will test the resolve of the “strategic alliance” between the PGA Tour and DP World Tour after applying to join the former European circuit. Related: Rory McIlroy and JT back PGA Tour suspensions In an exclusive report by the Daily Telegraph’s Jamie Corrigan, the newspaper claims that Johnson, who turns 38 this month, …

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LIV Golf Day 1 Live Updates: Follow Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson in Debut Event

LIV Golf Day 1 Live Updates: Follow Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson in Debut Event

The LIV Golf International Series has arrived, and players teed off at 9:15 a.m. ET (2:15 p.m. local) in a shotgun start to kick off the controversial new tour. We’ll have live updates throughout the first day, so check back for more highlights, news and analysis from LIV Golf’s first day. How the LIV Broadcast …

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LIV Golf Invitational Series: All you need to know ahead of inaugural tournament at Centurion Club

LIV Golf Invitational Series: All you need to know ahead of inaugural tournament at Centurion Club

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Phil Mickelson has defended and explained his decision to join LIV Golf at a lengthy and sometimes uncomfortable news conference for the six-time major champion. Phil Mickelson has defended and explained his decision to join LIV Golf at a lengthy and sometimes uncomfortable news conference …

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What is LIV Golf? List of players in field, tour schedule for league led by Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson

What is LIV Golf? List of players in field, tour schedule for league led by Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson

The LIV Golf Invitational Series starts this week at the Centurion Club in London, which the marks the first of an eight-event stretch for a league that has emerged as a rival to the PGA Tour. At every step along the way, answers about this league have only produced more questions, and clarification has only …

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