Five lessons from last week:
▪ No one can strike out like Brett Lawrie and Ryan Howard. At least not yet.
▪ The Spurs know a thing or 11 about timing.
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▪ The Republic FC-LA Galaxy II rivalry has at least equaled Kings-Lakers.
▪ The Padres’ offseason shopping spree looks like money well spent.
▪ Jordan Spieth’s actions speak louder than Woods.