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Spieth avoids Colonial cut scare, has shot to defend title

Jordan Spieth normally doesn't concern himself with the cut line in the middle of a round.

Unless the Dallas native is in danger of staying home on consecutive weekends in what amount to his hometown events.

Spieth recovered from a bad start by going 5 under over his final 13 holes at the Colonial on Friday, and his 2-under 68 put the defending champion at 2-under 138, four shots behind second-round leaders Webb Simpson, Kevin Kisner, Danny Lee and Scott Piercy.

"When your back's against the wall and you feel the nerves kick up because you've got to do something, and you're not going to be able to play both weekends in town," said Spieth , coming off...

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