Cody Allen hit a two-run single to score Charlie Morton and Janek Luksza in the top of the seventh inning to break a 2-2 tie and lift Tri-County to a 4-2 win over Janesville, Wisconsin, in an elimination game at the Babe Ruth 14-year-old World Series on Tuesday in Westfield, Massachusetts.

Wyatt Williamson pitched a six-hitter for Tri-County with two strikeouts and no walks.

Charlie Morton and Cameron Godbois had two hits apiece for Tri-County (4-2).

Tri-County plays Tri-Valley, California (5-0) in the semifinals at 7 p.m. Wednesday.


FOOTBALL: Clemson starting defensive end Austin Bryant is expected to miss at least three games after having surgery to repair a broken bone in his foot.

 Missouri running back Trevon Walters has been dismissed from the team after he was accused of stealing and arrested.

 Michigan defensive end Shelton Johnson and wide receiver Ahmir Mitchell were suspended.

Coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters the two players were suspended, although he did not identify them or give additional details. An athletic department spokesman confirmed he was referring to Johnson and Mitchell.

BASKETBALL: Joel Cornette, who helped Butler make the transition from a traditional mid-major program into a surprising power in college basketball, died in a Chicago apartment. He was 35.

The Cook County coroner said Cornette was found dead in the apartment at 1:02 a.m. The medical examiner’s office said after an autopsy that the cause and manner of death were pending further studies.


NHL:The Arizona Coyotes brought back forward Radim Vrbata on a one-year contract. Vrbata, 35, spent the past two seasons with the Vancouver Canucks after playing six of the previous seven with the Coyotes.

 The Ottawa Senators will retire former captain Daniel Alfredsson’s No. 11 on Dec. 29 when they host the Detroit Red Wings.


CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Sergio Aguero had a hat trick as Manchester City thrashed Steaua Bucharest 5-0 in the first leg of the playoffs.

Borussia Moenchengladbach and Copenhagen also won their first-leg games. Ajax and Rostov drew 1-1, and Dinamo Zagreb drew 1-1 with Salzburg.

FIFA: Joao Havelange, who as president of FIFA for two decades transformed soccer’s governing body into a multibillion-dollar business and a hotbed for subsequent corruption that damaged its reputation, has died. He was 100.

The Samaritano Hospital in Rio de Janeiro said he died early Tuesday, while Rio was hosting the Olympic Games. In 2009, Havelange led off Rio’s bid presentation to the IOC in Copenhagen by inviting the members to vote to “join me in celebrating my 100th birthday”‘ at the 2016 Games in Brazil.

– From staff and news services