South Plains (Texas) College's men's and women's team swept the NJCAA meet in Hutchinson on Saturday. The men won a third straight national title (Barton County was third), while the women won 10 events and a second straight championship. Cowley's women were fifth, Barton's sixth.
Barton's Max Alonso won the discus on Saturday after claiming the shot put on Friday. Aleec Harris and Tarique Hill of Barton finished 1-2 in the 110 hurdles.
* Twenty-two Shockers were named to the Missouri Valley Conference's track and field scholar-athlete team.
Men: Justin Cole, Chris Dickman, Samuel Garrison, Cooper Hanning, Patric Jackson, Todd McKown, Krzysztof Slupkowski, Aaron Young, Jordan Zerr.
Women: Emily Ballock, Haylie Bolan, Signee Fornshell, Amy Hough, Irene Kosgei, Olivia Martinez, Hannah Miller, Audacia Moore, Karolina Mosa, Tonya Nero, Jamie Pruter, Leah Thompson, Rachel York.
Wichitan Jeff Bell shot a 1-over 73 at Manhattan's Colbert Hills on Saturday to share the Kansas Golf Association Public Links first-round lead with Lakin's Ross Geubelle. Wichitan Aaron Sheaks is three shots back, while four shots back are Wichita's Jack Courington and Zach Driver-Heiland and Garden Plain's Nick Seiler.
Vitali Tajbert of Germany retained his WBC super featherweight title in his home country with a unanimous technical decision over Hector Velazquez of Mexico. The judge stopped the fight after the ninth round because of a bleeding cut over Tajbert's right eye. Tajbert was hurt by an accidental head butt by Velazquez in the second round.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $100,000 by the NBA for comments made about free-agent-to-be LeBron James that violated the league's anti-tampering rules. The outspoken billionaire, in an interview this week with CNNMoney.com, said "anybody" would be interested in James. Cuban said it would be tough to sign the two-time defending league MVP in free agency, but a sign-and-trade deal with Cleveland is something he would look at. Phoenix Suns president Steve Kerr was fined $10,000, also for radio comments made in violation of the anti-tampering rules.
Virginia's women's lacrosse team lost in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, a day before slain teammate Yeardley Love was supposed to graduate. The Cavaliers lost to North Carolina 17-7 in the quarterfinals. Virginia (14-6) was playing its first road game since Love's death three weeks ago.
Chad Barrett scored in the 53rd minute to give Toronto FC a 1-0 win over New England on Saturday in Major League Soccer.... Joe Cannon picked up his fourth straight shutout, extending his scoreless streak to 363 minutes, in San Jose's 1-0 victory at Seattle.
* About 76,000 people attended the first game at Johannesburg's Soccer City stadium, the venue that will host the opening game and final at the World Cup after being given a $300 million upgrade. Johannesburg's Bidvest Wits beat Amazulu of Durban 3-0 Saturday in the Nedbank Cup final on Soccer City's lush green field, after kickoff was delayed for 30 minutes because of traffic gridlock outside.
* U.S. coach Bob Bradley revealed that captain Carlos Bocanegra underwent hernia surgery before reporting to World Cup training camp. Bocanegra, a defender for Rennes, was kicked on the left knee on March 28 in a match against Le Mans. Because of stomach pains, he didn't play after the May 2 game against Sochaux.
Richard Gasquet of France edged Fernando Verdasco of Spain 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (5) in the final of the Nice Open for his sixth career title and first since 2007.
* In Strasbourg, France, Maria Sharapova won her 22nd career title after a two-month layoff with a right elbow injury, defeating Kristina Barrois 7-5, 6-1 in the Strasbourg International final. The title was only Sharapova's second on clay and a boost on the eve of the French Open, where she's reached one semifinal and three quarterfinals.