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

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Johnny Cueto pitched six strong innings and Brandon Crawford drove in three runs as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-1 Sunday. Cueto bounced back from his roughest stretch as a Giant. The two-time All-Star was 0-3 with a 4.33 ERA in his previous four starts.

ATLANTA (AP) - Miguel Almiron scored twice in the first 23 minutes and Atlanta United beat New York City FC 3-1 Sunday night. Almiron, a 23-year-old designated player in his first MLS season, has five goals in the last two games and all of his seven goals have come in three matches. Atlanta has back-to-back wins and is unbeaten in its last three.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Drew Mendoza followed Cal Raleigh's go-ahead RBI hit with his second homer of the game during a five-run eighth inning that rallied Florida State past North Carolina 7-3 Sunday and clinched its second Atlantic Coast Conference championship in three years. FSU earned the conference's automatic NCAA tournament bid and awaits seeding when the pairings are announced Monday.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Sixteen teams representing seven conferences will host regionals in the NCAA Division One baseball tournament. The ACC hosts are North Carolina, Louisville, Florida State, Clemson and Wake Forest. SEC hosts are LSU, Florida, Kentucky and Arkansas. Other hosts are Southern Mississippi of Conference USA, Long Beach State of the Big West and Houston of the American Athletic Conference.

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