Jags' Reed ties for 7th in Sunnehanna

In Johnstown, Pa., Augusta State's Patrick Reed shot a final-round 1-over-par 71 on Sunday to tie for seventh in the 57th annual Sunnehanna Amateur at Sunnehanna Country Club.

Reed finished at 1-under 279 along with Oklahoma State's Peter Uihlein . The Jaguars defeated the Cowboys 3-1-1 eight days ago to win their first NCAA Division I Golf Championships national title.

Augusta State teammate Mitch Krywulycz shot 75 on Sunday and tied for 45th at 11-over 291.

Texas golfer Bobby Hudson closed with 66 to finish at 5-under 275 and win the event by two strokes over 2009 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion Nathan Smith , who also shot 66.


Hawks officially tab Drew as new coach

The Atlanta Hawks officially named Larry Drew as their new head coach on Sunday. Now, they can turn their attention to Joe Johnson.

The Hawks announced Drew's hiring two days after The Associated Press and several other news organizations reported the team had selected Mike Woodson 's top assistant as its new coach.

The Hawks will formally introduce Drew at a news conference today. The selection of a familiar face will surely be popular with the players and might help to re-sign Johnson, who is set to join perhaps the best free-agent class in NBA history this summer.

- Tom Izzo is trying to take his time as he weighs the pros and cons of leaving to coach the Cleveland Cavaliers or staying at Michigan State. Izzo indicated he's still undecided.

"Still gathering," Izzo wrote Sunday in a text message to The Associated Press.


Lyttle, McCoughtry lead Dream to win

In Atlanta, Sancho Lyttle had 24 points and 12 rebounds, Angel McCoughtry scored 23 points and the Atlanta Dream defeated the San Antonio Silver Stars 90-83 Sunday.

Lyttle was 8 for 8 at the foul line and McCoughtry went 9 for 10 as Atlanta (8-3) converted 23 of 30 after going into the game as the WNBA's worst free throwing shooting team. San Antonio (3-6) had just nine attempts, making all of them.


Federer suffers rare loss on grass court

In Halle, Germany, Roger Federer remains confident heading into Wimbledon even after losing on grass for only the second time in more than seven years.

The No. 2-ranked Swiss, who came into the final at the Gerry Weber Open with a 76-1 record on grass since 2003, lost 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4 to Australian Lleyton Hewitt in Sunday's title match.

"I was unfortunate not to come through today, but the loss here does not worry me in any way," said Federer, a six-time Wimbledon champion. "I thought it was a good tournament for me. I have got to ensure I draw the right conclusions for Wimbledon."

- In London, Sam Querrey won an all-American final at the Queen's Club grass-court tournament, edging Mardy Fish 7-6 (3), 7-5.

- In Birmingham, England, top-seeded Li Na beat Maria Sharapova 7-5, 6-1 to win the grass-court Aegon Classic and claim her first title this year.

- In Den Bosch, Netherlands, second-seeded Dinara Safina was knocked out of the first round of the Unicef Open with a 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4 loss to Magdalena Rybarikova .


Cautious Armstrong moves up 11 spots

In Sierre, Switzerland, Heinrich Haussler led a mass sprint to win the second stage of the Tour of Switzerland, while Lance Armstrong cruised safely across the finish in the main pack.

Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara retained the overall leader's yellow jersey after winning Saturday's prologue. Armstrong climbed to 33rd overall, from 44th, and is 29 seconds behind the Swiss leader.



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