Sports in Brief: Kennedy-Kenrick's Walker powers South Carolina
Kennedy-Kenrick graduate Christian Walker hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning Sunday to lead South Carolina to a 10-9 victory over Coastal Carolina and into the College World Series.
hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning Sunday to lead South Carolina to a 10-9 victory over Coastal Carolina and into the College World Series.
Coastal Carolina (55-10) came into the super regional series in Myrtle Beach, S.C., with the nation's most wins, but the Chanticleers were derailed by Walker, a freshman who hit his seventh homer of the season.
Also advancing to the College World Series were Florida State, a 7-6 winner over Vanderbilt, and Texas Christian, which surprised Texas, 4-1. Florida advanced Saturday with a 4-3 win over Miami.
In the Charlottesville (Va.) super regional, Cody Reine homered twice and drove in five runs as Oklahoma beat Virginia, 10-7, to force a decisive third game Monday.
JURISPRUDENCE: Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young was given a misdemeanor assault citation after a fight inside a Dallas strip club early Sunday, police said.
Young was involved in a fight in a club called Club Onyx, but he had left by the time police arrived. The citation is punishable by a fine of up to $500.
Accused of felony sexual abuse, Los Angeles Kings assistant coach Mark Hardy resigned. Hardy was arrested last month in Washington.
Florida Gators receiver Frankie Hammond Jr., a 20-year-old sophomore, was suspended following his arrest in Gainesville, Fla., on charges of driving under the influence and possession.
Arkansas fullback Van Stumon, 22, was charged with drunken driving and other offenses in Fayetteville, Ark.
TENNIS: Roger Federer lost on grass for only the second time in more than seven years, falling in the final of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany, to Lleyton Hewitt. The score was 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4.
Top-seeded Li Na beat Maria Sharapova, 7-5, 6-1, to win the grass-court Aegon Classic in Birmingham, England, and claim her first title this year.
Kim Clijsters will make her return to the WTA Tour on Monday at Eastbourne, England, after an absence of nearly two months because of a foot injury.
BOXING: The late Howard Cosell and former New Jersey boxing official Larry Hazzard were among the 13 inductees into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, N.Y.
Former champions Jung-Koo Chang, Danny "Little Red" Lopez, and Rocky Kansas were also in the class.
WNBA: Sancho Lyttle and Angel McCoughtry combined to hit 17 of 18 foul shots as Atlanta beat San Antonio, 90-83, in Atlanta.
Tamika Catchings scored 12 of her 18 points in the fourth quarter to help Indiana beat Connecticut, 77-67, in Indianapolis.
CYCLING: Heinrich Haussler led a mass sprint to win the second stage of the Tour of Switzerland.
Lance Armstrong climbed to 33d overall, from 44th, and is 29 seconds behind Fabian Cancellara, the leader.
- Staff and wire reports