Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Tar Heels Tip Tigers to Stay Alive at CWS

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Tar Heels Tip Tigers to Stay Alive at CWS

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Tim Federowicz's grand slam in the top of the ninth inning Friday night in Omaha, Neb., sent North Carolina to a 7-3 victory over LSU (49-19-1) in a College World Series elimination game disrupted twice in two days by rain.

The Tar Heels (53-13) moved to the Bracket 2 final against Fresno State today. Georgia will play Stanford today in the Bracket 1 final.

NBA WANTS REFEREE TO PAY

The NBA wants disgraced referee Tim Donaghy to pay the league $1.4 million, including his wages for games on which he bet or provided inside tips to gamblers.

The written demand, filed Thursday in federal court, asks a judge to force Donaghy to pay the sum as restitution in his gambling case.

AROUND THE NHL

John Anderson has been hired as coach of the Atlanta Thrashers after leading their top affiliate to the American Hockey League title, the NHL team announced Friday. Anderson is the fourth coach in Thrashers history. ... Forward Steven Stamkos, 18, was selected with the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft by the Tampa Bay Lightning. ... The Philadelphia Flyers traded versatile forward R.J. Umberger to the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Flyers received the Blue Jackets' first-round draft pick (19th overall) and Columbus' third-round selection (67th overall). ... The Florida Panthers traded captain Olli Jokinen to the Phoenix Coyotes for defensemen Nick Boynton and Keith Ballard and a second-round draft pick.

AROUND THE NFL

A foreclosure sale has been published involving the Nashville home of former Tennessee Titans CB Adam "Pacman" Jones. Jones has defaulted on the terms and conditions of a $1.5 million mortgage with U.S. Bank, according to a notice of foreclosure sale published Thursday in The Tennessean. ... Buffalo Bills RB Marshawn Lynch is expected to plead guilty next week to an unspecified charge stemming from a hit-and-run accident, Erie County District Attorney Frank Clark said. …

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