Patrick Stephenson (South Johnston, East Carolina) has been named an All-American Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America, becoming the first ECU player to earn that distinction three times. … Matthew Barefoot (Midway, Campbell) went 2-for-5 with a run for the Asheville Tourists in an 8-2 road win over the Rome Braves on Friday night. … In swimming, Caeleb Dressel of the USA set a 100-meter butterfly world record for his third gold medal in Tokyo on Saturday and Katie Ledecky of the USA took her third Olympic 800-meter freestyle gold. … Joey Votto of Cincinnati homered in his seventh straight game in a 6-2 win over the host New York Mets. … San Francisco acquired Kris Bryant in a frenzy before the MLB trade deadline. … Russell Westbrook has been dealt from Washington to the Los Angeles Lakers. … Oklahoma and Texas will join the Southeastern Conference in 2025.