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  1. The Volunteers let a 25-point first-half lead slip away, but a dominant performance in overtime by Grant Williams secured a spot in the South Region semifinals.
  2. Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett are the latest basketball stars to cause headaches for opponents by predominantly shooting and dribbling as lefties.
  3. “I approach my job as a fan first,” said John Middleton, the Pennsylvania native who gave Harper a 13-year contract in a quest to make the Phillies a model franchise.
  4. A role player as a freshman, the Murray State star stepped out of the shadows and straight into the N.B.A. draft lottery.
  5. The Irish began the defense of their national championship at home on Day 2 of the tournament.