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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Georgia sports news from The Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) - Police say an Alabama man is accused of stealing a golf cart at the Atlanta Braves stadium and crashing it. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Marcus Jerry Stephens is accused of stealing a $4,500 golf cart that belongs to the Braves. A warrant says a witness chased Stephens after he crashed the golf cart into a metal pole around 1:40 a.m. last Wednesday. He then fled on foot before he was arrested. Cobb County jail records show that Stephens is charged with obstruction and theft. He was released on bond.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -Two Vanderbilt football players were shot in what police are calling an "ill-conceived plan" to recover a teammate's stolen cellphone. Eighteen-year-old Tae Daley suffered a noncritical gunshot wound to his leg, and 18-year-old Frank Coppet received noncritical birdshot wounds to his arms, Nashville police said Tuesday in a statement. Detectives were working to identify and arrest the shooters. Daley is a freshman from Warner Robins, Georgia. Coppet is a redshirt freshman from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Both are defensive backs.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU, and the Gators beat their Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 Tuesday night to complete a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals for their first national title in baseball. The Gators (52-19) posted the eighth sweep in the 15 years of the best-of-three finals format, and first since 2013. LSU (52-20) lost for the first time in seven appearances in a championship game.

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