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Young guys eye the prize at Masters

The seasoned veterans were the story coming into this year's Masters, but it was a couple of young golfers who sat atop the leaderboard after Thursday's opening round. And in the NBA, the Bulls widened the gap between themselves and the Celtics, almost guaranteeing Chicago the top seed in the East. Here's what else you missed last night.

Updated: April 8, 2011, 7:14 AM ET
By Whitney Holtzman

Golf: As Masters play opened on Thursday, all eyes were on defending champion Phil Mickelson and the slumping Tiger Woods. As the first round came to an end, it wasn't the veterans who were the talk of the tournament, as two 20-somethings grabbed the lead. Rory McIlroy, 21, and 28-year-old Alvaro Quiros both shot a 65 on Thursday, topping the leaderboard at 7-under. Mickelson shot a 70 and sits tied for 14th at 2 under. Woods started the back nine with sequential bogeys and finished the first ...

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