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ATHENS, Ga. - The championship mandate for new Georgia coach Kirby Smart could not be clearer.

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. - By the time Bernhard Langer made the turn in the final round of the Boeing Classic, he was five shots out if the lead. At one point Sunday he was tied for 14th after not finishing lower than 13th in any tournament this year.

ATLANTA - Coach Paul Johnson isn't concerned with low expectations at Georgia Tech.

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Patrick Reed had a crystal trophy, a clear shot at the richest payoff in golf and a spot on the Ryder Cup team.
All he could offer Rickie Fowler was best wishes to join him at Hazeltine.

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Kyle Larson raced to his first Sprint Cup victory Sunday, taking the lead on a restart with nine laps remaining and holding off Chase Elliott at Michigan International Speedway in a duel between two of NASCAR's up-and-coming standouts.

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Ryan Harlost led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series title, striking out eight and limiting South Korea to five hits in six innings in a 2-1 victory Sunday.

PRIDDIS, Alberta - Ariya Jutanugarn missed a chance to take a big lead into the final round of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, making two late bogeys at Priddis Greens.

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - Michael McDowell pointed his No. 2 Chevy against a concrete barrier at the finish line, burning his tires in a smoky celebration.

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Michael Mancini led Endwell, N.Y., to the Little League World Series championship game Saturday, striking out 11 in a 4-2 victory over Goodlettsville, Tenn,, in the U.S. final.

Minor League Baseball Vizcaino hurls Jackets to win In Rome, Ga., Raffi Vizcaino allowed just four hits and two runs over seven innings, leading the Augusta GreenJackets to a 7-2 win over the Rome Braves on Saturday.

 
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