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Mickelson apologizes for hitting moving ball

NEW YORK—Phil Mickelson has apologized four days after intentionally violating golf rules by hitting a moving ball on the green at the U.S. Open, saying his frustration got the best of him.

The apology came yesterday in a statement released by his representatives.

“I know this should've come sooner but it's taken me a few days to calm down,” Mickelson said.

Bombers nipped by Eskimos in epic CFL opener

WINNIPEG—You wouldn't think a field-goal kicker would have the greatest focus at 1 a.m. but Sean Whyte did.

The Edmonton Eskimos' 10-year veteran booted a 44-yard field goal with eight seconds to go to lift his team to a 33-30 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers early Friday in the longest continuous game in CFL history—and second-longest overall.