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Golf

Carter has 68 in Dogwood finale

In Atlanta, former Lakeside golfer Brian Carter finished strong in the Dogwood Invitational, shooting 4-under-par 68 to finish in a tie for 15th place.

It was the best round of the week at Druid Hills Country Club for Carter, who opened with 70-73-73.

Carter, who will be a junior on the Georgia golf team in the fall, finished at 4-under 284, or 13 shots behind the winner, Ben Kohles.

Kohles, a former Virginia golfer, closed with 67 to finish at 271 for a two-shot win.

Michael Kim (68 on Saturday) and Bruce Woodall (71) tied for second place.

Augusta’s Dykes Harbin shot his third conscecutive 71 and tied for 27th place at 287. He opened with 74.

Fellow Augustan Lee Knox had 75 to tie for 34th place at 289. Knox opened with 71-72-71.

• In Wintergreen, Va., Peter Malnati birdied his first three holes en route to a victory in the eGolf Tour’s Championship at Wintergreen Resort.

Malnati, a former Missouri golfer who now lives in Dandridge, Tenn., closed with 2-under-par 70. He finished at 21-under 267 to beat former Georgia Tech golfer Chesson Hadley (68 on Saturday) by a shot.

Finishing tied for third, two shots back, were Tadd Fujikawa (65), Ryan Gildersleeves (66) and Cam Burke (71).

Soccer

US women stop Canada in Utah

In Sandy, Utah, Amy Rodriguez scored the winning goal in the 85th minute to lift the United States past Canada 2-1 in its final tune-up before the London Olympics.

Rodriguez tapped Megan Rapinoe’s cross to Abby Wambach, who overran it just outside the 6-yard box.

Wambach turned away from the net, recovered and then back-heeled the ball toward the goal where it deflected off diving Canadian goalie Erin McLeod.

NBA

Garnett headed back to Boston

Kevin Garnett is returning to the Boston Celtics after considering retirement, according to multiple reports.

The forward will receive a three-year, $34 million deal, according to Yahoo! Sports.

The 36-year old Garnett just completed his fifth season in Boston after 12 years in Minnesota. He averaged 15.8 points and 8.2 rebounds per game during the regular season, but upped his averages to 19.2 and 10.3 in the playoffs.

Deron Williams, the most coveted player in this summer’s free-agent class, will meet with representatives from the Brooklyn Nets and Dallas Mavericks on Monday before deciding which team to sign with this month, according to a source privy to Williams’ plan.

He has played with the Nets for the past two seasons.

Mavericks free-agent point guard Jason Kidd will also join whichever team Williams chooses, sources said.

• The Houston Rockets are actively looking to trade veteran power forward Luis Scola, according to league sources briefed on Houston’s plans.

Although a specific trade partner for Houston has not yet emerged, sources told ESPN.com that the Rockets – stocked with big forwards after coming away with Royce White and Terrence Jones in the NBA Draft earlier this week – are working to find a new home for Scola as they rebuild their roster.

• The Cleveland Cavaliers have extended a $2.7 million qualifying offer to swingman Alonzo Gee, making him a restricted free agent.

Gee averaged 10.6 points and 5.1 rebounds in 63 games – 31 starts – last season.


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