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Dustin Johnson opens Match Play with win

Dustin Johnson had five birdies in his opening eight holes and there wasn't much Webb Simpson could do as the No. 1 seed seized a 5-and-3 victory at the Dell Technologies Match Play on Wednesday.

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1hPaul Lukas

Uni Watch: Baylor keeps it bright

Despite the fact that its home white uniforms are pretty sharp, Baylor seems to be in favor of its neon unis during this March Madness tournament. What a shame.

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ESPN's BPI breaks down who has the best chance to reach the elusive Final Four -- with three (fairly) clear frontrunners, including fourth-seeded Florida.

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5hJason Sobel

Emotional Day concedes match: 'Family is first'

Defending Match Play champion Jason Day has withdrawn from the tournament after six holes, telling reporters through tears that his mother has lung cancer and is scheduled for surgery Friday.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dirk Nowitzki is no threat to take Dak Prescott's job.

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Mark Cuban: Science dictates player rests

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban dishes on the increase in player rests in the NBA, the importance of practice time to player health, how to address the situation, his bond with Dirk Nowitzki and Adam Silver's memo.

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Cuban: 'I grew up with Dirk' (0:53)
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Kiper considers Peppers 'wild card' of draft (0:58)
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Why you should be excited about the Sweet 16 (1:13)
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Steph, Warriors win in battle of Curry brothers (1:34)
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Steph and Seth still in awe when playing against one another (0:25)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Why did Rick Carlisle call for the Mavs to intentionally foul James Michael McAdoo down big late in loss to Warriors? "To keep competing."

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rick Carlisle is concerned that Harrison Barnes (5 points, 2-10 FG in loss to Warriors) "maybe being a little out of gas" after playing every game this season. Barnes doesn't see fatigue as an issue.

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Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Steph talking about enjoying a Seth Curry miss