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Welcome Back, Doug Barron!

Doug Barron, the first and only player suspended under the PGA Tour’s anti-doping policy, returned to competition on Tuesday at the second-stage of Q-school. He shot two-over 74 in the opening round. With all that he’s had to deal with the past year, it’s hard not to root for the 41-year-old journeyman, who was forced to take an exasperating diversion in the past year. At least in September, Barron finally was granted a therapeutic medical exemption for testosterone. And he’s just happy to put the nightmarish 10 months or so behind him.

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[Ed. Note: Before anyone starts ranting, the headline is purely satirical.]

The New York Times is reporting that federal authorities have interviewed Tiger Woods in their investigation of Dr. Anthony Galea, who has been accused of smuggling and treating athletes with performance-enhancing drugs. It was the second round of interviews that authorities are administering with Galea’s former patients. This spring baseball players Carlos Beltran and Jose Reyes and several football players were questioned.

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