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Punish Vijay? What's the Point?

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Where I come from, deer antlers are huge. Not deer antler spray, deer antlers. Everybody in Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota wants to hang a set of 10-point antlers on their game-room wall.

 

In fact, one of my relatives from Minnesota noted in the family Christmas card that a member of his family scored an eight-point buck during deer-hunting season. In the Great White North where I once hibernated, this is significantly good news.

 

Back to Vijay Singh. Sports Illustrated broke a story in which he admitted to using deer antler spray, which is some kind of banned substance. He also used hologram chips. I was not familiar with these items 24 hours ago, but like most of us, I've been given a quickie crash course by the...

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