GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Buster Posey had a three-run homer off Tony Cingrani among his three hits, leading the San Francisco Giants over the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Tuesday. Posey added an RBI double and a single as the Giants overcame a three-run deficit. The Reds scored three quick runs off Tim Hudson.
CINCINNATI (AP) - The Bengals released center Kyle Cook, who started every game last season, and signed receiver Brandon Tate to a new contract on Tuesday. Cook had been with the Bengals since 2007. He played in 73 games, starting 66. Offensive line coach Paul Alexander said the team hasn't decided who will start at center next season.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - No. 1 Florida nearly swept the coaches' Southeastern Conference individual awards. The league announced Tuesday that Florida's Billy Donovan is coach of the year and Gators point guard Scottie Wilbekin is player of the year.
ATLANTA (AP) - For No. 1 Florida, it's nothing more than a warm-up for the bigger games to come. For struggling Kentucky, it's a chance to regain a little swagger. For everyone else, the Southeastern Conference tournament looks like the last chance to earn a spot in the NCAAs. The Gators roll into Atlanta as a huge favorite.
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