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Jason Day, who finished at 20 under, kisses Wanamaker Trophy after winning PGA Championship for long-awaited victory in major. (Associated Press)

It's still only July but golf's majors are about to be over

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Of all the major golf tournaments, the PGA is the one with the least cachet. The Masters has its course, Augusta National. The U.S. Open has its reputation, the toughest test in golf. The British Open, or “The Open,” has its history, inexorably tied with the history of the game. But the PGA? Read on.

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FILE – Bellevue's former Head Coach Butch Goncharoff encourages his team to focus during a time out at the class 3A state football title game between Bellevue High School and Eastside Catholic High School at the Tacoma Dome, Friday, December 4, 2015. Goncharoff was fired from his coaching position in 2016 after a report that detailed rule violations in the school’s football program. (Sy Bean / The Seattle Times)

How should we handle scofflaws at younger levels? 

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We are all a bit jaundiced to news about college football programs going on NCAA probation, aren’t we? After all, it happens to a high-profile school about once a year. But when the same problems – recruiting violations, rule-breaking and the like – filter down to the high school level, that still catches our eye. Read on.

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