Originally created 07/23/01


Florida running back Eraste Autin remained in critical condition Sunday after collapsing during a workout with teammates.

The 18-year-old freshman was jogging Thursday when he collapsed from heat stroke on his way to the locker room. He was participating in a voluntary workout at the school's practice field.

Autin, of Lafayette, La., was listed in critical condition at Shands Hospital, a nursing coordinator said.

Family members have asked that no additional information be released about the treatment of the 6-foot-2, 250-pound player.

TENNIS: Jennifer Capriati offset her erratic service game by repeatedly breaking serve, beating Amanda Coetzer 6-3, 6-4 Sunday to win the A&P Tennis Classic in Mahwah, N.J., for the fourth time.

Capriati broke her South African opponent eight times in 10 service games in the final of the exhibition tournament.

The third-ranked Capriati, who won the Australian Open and French Open, is preparing for the U.S. Open next month. She plans to take this week off, then play in WTA events at San Diego, Toronto and New Haven, Conn.

Capriati's ranking could climb to No. 1 by the time the Open begins. And she thinks good things could await at the Open.

Carlos Moya won a tournament for the first time this season, defeating an ailing Jerome Golmard of France 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (2) Sunday to capture the Croatia Open in Umag.

The top-seeded Spaniard also won this event in 1996. This was the seventh title of his career.

Alex Corretja was pushed to five sets Sunday in beating Younes el Aynaoui of Morocco in the final of the $400,000 Energis Open in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The second-seeded Spaniard won 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (0), 3-6, 6-4 on clay in almost four hours. This was the 15th career title for Corretja, the French Open runner-up.

Iroda Tulyaganova of Uzbekistan won a WTA title for the second straight week, beating Gala Leon-Garcia of Spain 6-2, 6-3 Sunday in the final of the $110,000 WTA Sanex Trophy in Knokke-Heist, Belgium. Tulyaganova was unseeded and coming off a semifinal victory a day earlier against top-seeded Kim Clijsters.

AUTO RACING: Warren Johnson raced to his record 86th Pro Stock title and Angelle Savoie broke the NHRA's female victory record Sunday in the Mopar Parts Mile High Nationals in Morrison, Colo.

Johnson, who broke a tie with Bob Glidden for the Pro Stock victory record, beat son Kurt in final with a quarter-mile run of 7.347 seconds at 188.28 mph.

Savoie took her 19th Pro Stock Motorcycle victory to break a tie with Shirley Muldowney for the most national event wins by a female. Savoie edged Antron Brown with marks of 7.595 and 171.01.

POWERLIFTING: Four Augustans won top honors in the recent USA Drug-Free Championships in Atlanta.

From Python Gym, Sandra Walker won first place in the 148-pound class with lifts of 255 pounds in squat; 130 pounds bench and 330 pounds deadlift for a total 715 pounds; Tee Meyers was first in the 198 pound class with a deadlift of 735 pounds and also was named best lifter; and Dwight Huell, in the 40-49 age group, 220 pounds class, was first with total lift of 1,270 pounds - 450 pounds in squat, 300 pounds in bench and 520 pounds deadlift.

Greg Campbell, of Powerhouse Gym, was first in the 220-pound, 33-39 age group, with a total lift of 1,695 pounds - 650 squat, 520 bench and 525 deadlift.

SWIMMING: Greater Augusta Swimming members Catherine Lavery and Emma Rout combined to win four of the seven events they entered during the Georgia Games Masters Swimming Championships on Sunday at the Mountain View Aquatic Center in Marietta, Ga.

Rout, swimming in the 25-29 age group, won the 50-meter freestyle, the 100-meter freestyle and 50-meter butterfly. Lavery, in the 40-44 division, won the 100-meter freestyle and was third in the 50-meter freestyle and 50-meter breaststroke. She also had a fourth in the 100-meter breast.


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