>>Florida Wins College World Series
(Omaha, NE) — The University of Florida is celebrating its first-ever national championship in baseball. The Gators beat LSU 6-1 in Game Two of the College World Series in Omaha, sweeping the best-of-three matchup in two games. It’s Florida’s first national title in the 103-year history of the baseball program.
>>White Sox Rally To Beat Yankees In Ninth
(Chicago, IL) — Jose Abreu’s two-out, two-run single in the bottom of the ninth inning rallied the White Sox to a 4-3 win over the Yankees at Guaranteed Rate Field. Abreu also had a RBI double for Chicago, which gave up a three-spot in the eighth to trail 3-1. Dan Jennings pitched an inning and a third to get credit for the win.
>>Cardinals Lose To D’backs In 10 Innings
(Phoenix, AZ) — The Cardinals blew a 5-2 lead and lost 6-5 to the Diamondbacks in 10 innings in Arizona. Seung-Hwan Oh gave up a tying home run to David Peralta in the ninth and Matt Bowman allowed a RBI single to Chris Herrmann in the 10th. Jeff Gyorko drove in two for St. Louis.
>>Nats Run Over Cubs
(Washington, DC) — The Nationals ran wild in a 6-1 win over the Cubs in Washington. Trea Turner stole four bases for the Nats, who swiped seven bags in all. Max Scherzer fired six innings of one-run, two-hit ball to improve to 9-and-5. Chicago’s Jake Arrieta dipped to 7-and-6.
>>Former Met Anthony Young Dies
(Houston, TX) — The Mets are mourning the loss of former pitcher Anthony Young. He died yesterday at the age of 51. It happened on the anniversary of his 24th consecutive loss in 1993, which broke the major-league record. Young, who lost 27 straight in all, revealed he had a brain tumor earlier this year.
>>Elliott Agrees To Extension With Hendrick Motorsports
(Charlotte, NC) — Chase Elliott is sticking with Hendrick Motorsports. Elliott and the racing company agreed to a four-year extension through the 2022 season yesterday. Elliott was the top rookie in NASCAR’s top series last year. He’s sixth in the current standings.
>>Rockets Reportedly In Play For Paul
(Undated) — Another Western Conference power is in play for Chris Paul. ESPN reports the Rockets have emerged as a serious potential suitor. Houston would need to clear salary-cap space to make an offer to the soon-to-be free agent. Paul averaged 18.1 points and 9.2 assists for the Clippers last season.
>>Report: Knicks And Jackson Parting Ways
(New York, NY) — Phil Jackson’s run as president of basketball operations for the Knicks is coming to an end. ESPN reports New York and Jackson will announce they’re parting ways Wednesday morning. Jackson has been in charge of the Knicks for three years and has gone 80-and-166.