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GreenJackets earn four-game sweep

In Asheville, N.C., Josh Mazzola hit a three-run homer as the Augusta GreenJackets completed an emphatic four-game sweep of the Asheville Tourists with a 10-2 victory on Sunday.

The GreenJackets outscored the Tourists 40-15 in the series. Augusta has won six of seven overall and moved to .500 heading into a seven-game homestand, which begins Tuesday against Hagerstown.

Ryan Scoma and Bobby Haney added two RBI apiece for the GreenJackets. Chris Lofton had a pair of doubles.

--In Phoenix, New York Yankees prospect Austin Romine singled home the go-ahead run against Kansas City's Kelvin Herrera in a three-run eighth inning, leading the U.S. over the World team 6-4 Sunday in the All-Star Futures game.

Cleveland's Jason Kipnis homered leading off the first as the U.S. built a 3-0 lead.

Oakland's Grant Green was selected MVP of the game. He started the go-ahead rally in the eighth with his second double.

Los Angeles Dodgers' Alfredo Silverio hit a long two-run homer to left off Cleveland's Drew Pomeranz in a four-run sixth.

Golf

Dalton's Noll claims Georgia Am crown

In Atlanta, David Noll Jr., of Dalton, shot 4-under-par 66 to win the Georgia Amateur Championship by four strokes Sunday over Roswell's William Mitchell at Cherokee Town and Country Club.

Noll finished the 72-hole event at 6-under 274. Mitchell closed with 65 for 278.

Lee Knox, of Augusta, had 75 to tie for ninth at 286. Jeff Knox, of Augusta, shot 74 to tie for 13th at 287. Greyson Sigg, of Augusta, had 78 and tied for 47th at 297. Rob Mcrae, of Augusta, shot 77 and tied for 54th at 299.

Track and Field

Hoffa takes seventh in shot put at Aviva

In Birmingham, England, Lakeside High School graduate Reese Hoffa finished seventh in the shot put at the Aviva Grand Prix Diamond League meet.

Hoffa, who also starred at the University of Georgia, had a throw of 65 feet, 11 inches. Canadian Dylan Armstrong won the competition with a toss of 70 feet, 81 inches.

Asafa Powell overcame a tentative start to win the 100 meters in 9.91 seconds, adding to his confidence going into the world championships next month.

Football

'Pacman' arrested for incident at bar

Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones was arrested in Cincinnati on misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

The 27-year-old Jones was jailed around 3 a.m. Sunday. Cincinnati media outlets reported documents filed in court accuse Jones of being disorderly and shouting profanities in a bar and trying to pull away as officers arrested him.

His career has been marred by off-the-field troubles, including at least six arrests and a dozen instances that involved police intervention.

--Pete Duranko, a star defensive lineman on Notre Dame's 1966 national championship team who went on to play eight years for the Denver Broncos, has died of Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 67.

Notre Dame announced Sunday that Duranko died at a hospice in Windber, Pa., on Friday. He had battled amyotrophic lateral sclerosis for a decade.

Originally from Johnston, Pa., Duranko started at defensive tackle for the Fighting Irish in 1965 and '66. He had 73 tackles for the '66 team, which had six shutouts in 10 games.

Poker

World Series winner to get $8.71 million

The winner at the World Series of Poker main event in Las Vegas will get $8.71 million this year, slightly less than past years.

Series officials said Sunday night that 6,865 players entered the no-limit Texas Hold 'em tournament.


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