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UF tops LSU 3-1 in baseball

Jason Dill hit a running-scoring double to break a scoreless fifth-inning tie and later scored on a sacrifice fly to lead host Florida to a 3-1 college baseball victory over Louisiana State Sunday.

Brad Wilkerson (8-2) struck out 10 in seven innings for the win. Doug Thompson (8-2) took the loss for LSU (37-13, 17-7 SEC), giving up two runs on three hits and four walks in 5 innings.

LSU got its only run in the sixth, when Josh Dalton stole third and scored on a throwing error.

Florida (35-12, 16-7) scored again in the eighth on Derel Nicholson's single.

Josh Fogg pitched last two innings for his 10th save.

MORE COLLEGE BASEBALL: John McKay limited host South Florida to six singles and North Carolina Charlotte used three home runs to win 5-2. The Bulls have lost five straight, their longest streak in seven seasons. Tampa beat host Lynn 8-5, scoring three in the 11th inning to sweep three games. Saint Leo beat visiting Barry 4-3 to sweep the three-game series. Jason Linkes tripled in the eighth, and Joel Rosa drove in the winner with a single. Chad Liggins got the win. Miami reliever Robbie Morrison struck out Jason Atha with the bases loaded to earn the save in a 9-8 win over host Georgia Tech. Nick Stocks allowed two unearned runs in seven innings and Kevin Cash went 3-for-3 for Florida State, which beat host Clemson 7-2. Eckerd gave up 18 hits, including five home runs, in a 14-3 loss to host Rollins. Eckerd led 1-0 in the third, but Rollins scored in each inning after that. Clearwater Christian lost to Mid America College of Oklahoma City 14-1 in the NCCAA Division II title game Saturday in Atlanta.

COLLEGES: Duke won the ACC men's and women's tennis titles. Clearwater Christian was second at a golf tournament in Atlanta.

RUNNING: Abel Anton's wave to the crowd will probably be the most expensive of his life. He overtook Abdelkader El Mouaziz close to the finish to win the London Marathon in his first attempt. But near the end, Anton slowed slightly to acknowledge the crowd and finished in 2 hours, 7 minutes, 57 seconds, two seconds off the record set last year by Antonio Pinto. Had Anton set the record he would have gotten a $25,000 bonus to go with his winner's share of $55,000. Donovan Bailey, running on a sore left foot, was beaten by Chile's Sebastian Keitel in a 100-meter race at Sao Leopoldo, Brazil. Keitel, South America's 100-meter record-holder, won in 10.10 seconds to Bailey's 10.13.

TV: Reggie White's wife said CBS was "too scared of the Sodomite community" to hire her husband as a football commentator because of his controversial speech before the Wisconsin State Assembly. White used ethnic stereotypes and called homosexuality "one of the biggest sins" in the Bible in his remarks last month. "They were too scared of the Sodomite community is what they said," Sara White told ABC's 20/20, according to excerpts of the interview to be broadcast tonight. "Well, you know what? Shame on them! I feel sorry for them because they can't stand the truth."

HORSE RACING: It was okay with trainer Mike Puype that Old Trieste, his Kentucky Derby candidate, wasn't getting much attention. "I like it that way," he said. It is not, however, going to stay that way. The lightly raced colt worked three-quarters of a mile in a sizzling 1:09 at Churchill Downs. Irish-bred Hanuman Highway worked three-quarters of a mile in 1:12 3/5.

SOCCER: Welton scored twice and assisted on Cobi Jones' goal as the host Los Angeles Galaxy defeated the Mutiny 5-1 Saturday night, matching its own Major League Soccer record with 12 consecutive victories. Martin Machon put the Galaxy ahead to stay in the 38th minute and Mauricio Cienfuegos scored on a 52nd minute penalty kick as the team won its sixth consecutive match to start the season. Steve Ralston scored for Tampa Bay (1-5) in the 26th minute. The Mutiny played the final 40 minutes with just 10 players after Mike Duhaney received a red card in the 50th minute after grabbing Jones' shirt from behind. "I think that once we lost composure, we fell apart," coach John Kowalski said. "We needed better ball control and were missing the midfield. We also had trouble connecting with the forwards." Players and coaches are confused over the FIFA-ordered crackdown on hard tackling being tried out in MLS before going into effect in the World Cup. "The game has changed so much in two weeks, I'm baffled," Galaxy coach Octavio Zambrano said. Said Kowalski: "I don't understand it, nor do most players or coaches. It's been a little bit inconsistent. We are the first league that has adopted this, so it's still in the experimental stage." Jeff Agoos' shootout goal gave host D.C. United a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Crew amid rumors that MLS would sell United's Marco Etcheverry to a French club for $5-million. Stern John's goal four minutes into the game gave Columbus, which had won four games in a row, a lead it held until Jaime Moreno scored in the 89th minute to force a shootout. Etcheverry and Tony Sanneh tallied for the United during the shootout before Agoos dribbled to the top of the penalty area and flicked the ball over goalkeeper Juergen Sommer. Billy Thompson and Brian McBride scored shootout goals for Columbus. The U.S. women's national team defeated Argentina 7-0 at San Jose.

WRESTLING: Matt Ghaffari won the national championship in the Greco-Roman 286-pound division 2-0 in overtime over defending champion Rulan Gardner at Lake Buena Vista. In freestyle, Les Gutches successfully defended his 186\-pound title against Kevin Jackson. At 213} pounds, Melvin Douglas defeated Mike Van Arsdale in a 0-0 referees decision. Tolly Thompson pinned Tom Erikson in the 286-pound class. In the women's division, Kristie Stenglein won at 165\ pounds over Sandra Bacher.

BASKETBALL: Lisa Leslie scored 33 and had 10 rebounds, leading the U.S. world championship team to an 89-74 victory over China in the four-nation International Women's Competition in Tokushima, Japan.

OLYMPICS: A senior official wants ice dancing dropped because of public "outrage" over accusations of fixed results. Dick Pound, an IOC vice president from Canada, said the image of the Olympics has been tarnished by what he described as blatant, predetermined standings in the dance competition. Pound was reacting to the judging controversy at the Nagano Games in February when the Canadian pair of Shae-Lynn Bourne and Victor Kraatz were deprived of what many thought should have been at least a bronze medal.

BOXING: WBC light heavyweight champion Roy Jones Jr. scored a fourth-round knockout of former IBF and WBA champ Virgil Hill on Saturday night in Biloxi, Miss. About a minute into the fourth round, Jones delivered two hard rights, the second a kidney punch that sent Hill to the canvas in pain. Hill got up, but referee Fred Steinwinder III stopped the bout. It was later determined Hill had a fractured rib.

_ Compiled from Times wires.

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