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Why you’d have to stand for the anthem if your boss told you to

You’ve got the perfect retort for your lib friends who say the NFL anthem nonsense is about the right to protest. If I protest at work, my boss has every right to fire me. The NFL is a business. Why shouldn’t the owners have the right to fire players who refuse to stand for the anthem?


Potomac Nationals

P-Nats blanked by Winston-Salem, 3-0

For the just the third time in 2018, the Potomac Nationals (25-19) failed to push a run across the plate, as the Winston-Salem Dash (26-22) picked up a 3-0 shutout win in the series opener. Potomac had just two runners advance past second base in the loss.


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Liberty baseball season comes to end with loss to Campbell

No. 1 seed Campbell Fighting Camels held off a rally by the No. 3 seed Liberty to eliminate the Flames, 6-4, Friday evening in Game 13 of the 2018 Big South Baseball Championship at Liberty Baseball Stadium.


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‘Ducks pummel Squirrels: Akron takes Game 1

The Akron RubberDucks (29-19) scored 14 unanswered runs in a 14-6 win over the Flying Squirrels (23-21) on Friday night at Canal Park.


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Lynchburg Hillcats drop third straight

Despite nine hits, the Lynchburg Hillcats were only able to muster one run on Friday, losing to the Buies Creek Astros, 5-1.


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No. 3 seed Liberty stays alive with win over No. 1 seed Campbell

The No. 3 seed Liberty Flames toppled the No. 1 seed Campbell Fighting Camels, 10-5, Friday afternoon in Game 11 of the 2018 Big South Baseball Championship at Liberty Baseball Stadium.


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Lynchburg Hillcats drop seesaw battle to Myrtle Beach

The Lynchburg Hillcats dropped a back-and-fourth affair against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Thursday, losing 4-3. The Hillcats (23-21) dropped three out of four games to the Pelicans (20-27) in the first leg of their season-long eight-game road trip.


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UVA baseball ends 2018 season with win over N.C. State

UVA (29-25) concluded pool play at the ACC Championship and the 2018 season with a 4-2 victory over third-seeded NC State (40-15). 


Potomac Nationals

Eight-run frame highlights P-Nats win

The Potomac Nationals (25-18) earned a series win with an eight-run frame in a 10-7 victory Thursday night over the Wilmington Blue Rocks (18-28).


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Galazin homer pushes No. 3 seed Liberty past No. 6 seed Radford

Third baseman Tyler Galazin’s two-out home run in the 10th propelled the No. 3 seed Liberty Flames past the No. 6 Radford Highlanders, 3-2, Thursday afternoon in Game 9 of the 2018 Big South Baseball Championship at Liberty Baseball Stadium.


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Chris Graham, Scott German talk NCAA Tournament field expansion, MLB realignment

Chris Graham and Scott German solve the problems facing sports in today’s podcast, starting with a proposal from the ACC to expand the NCAA Tournament basketball field, and including a look at the DH and realignment in MLB. That, plus what ails UVA baseball, and the latest additions to the UVA football coaching staff.


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VMI eliminated from SoCon tournament with loss to top seed UNCG

Despite three hits apiece by Jacob Jaye and Matt Pita, the fourth-seeded VMI Keydets saw their season end with an 11-7 loss to the top-seeded UNCG Spartans in an elimination game Thursday at the 2018 SoCon Baseball Championships.


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Squirrels drop series finale in Binghamton

The Binghamton Rumble Ponies avoided a series sweep by defeating the Flying Squirrels 6-4 on Thursday morning at NYSEG stadium.


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Luke Maye returning to UNC for senior season: Surprising?

Luke Maye confirmed Thursday that he will be withdrawing from the NBA Draft pool to return to North Carolina for his senior season.


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Respect during the national anthem: Sure, right

NFL owners and the POTUS would have you believe the entirety of the rest of America, aside from a handful of kneeling SJWs, shows proper deference for the national anthem.


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VMI men’s soccer adds two assistant coaches

VMI head men’s soccer coach Michael Bonelli announced Tuesday the additions of David Yates and Michael Tringali to his coaching staff in preparations for the 2018 season. 


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Richmond Flying Squirrels sweep two from Binghamton

Flying Squirrels starting pitchers Cory Taylor and Shaun Anderson each dealt six innings to lead Richmond over Binghamton in a doubleheader sweep Wednesday at NYSEG Stadium.


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Pelicans shut down Lynchburg Hillcats

The Lynchburg Hillcats tallied just six hits in 5-0 shutout loss to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Wednesday. The Hillcats (23-20) were shutout for the second time this season and the first time since May 1 in their defeat against Myrtle Beach (19-27) in game three of the series.


Potomac Nationals

Noll walks off Blue Rocks in 6-5 P-Nats win

The Potomac Nationals (24-18) were able to avoid a heart-breaking defeat for the second consecutive game against the Wilmington Blue Rocks (18-27) on Wednesday night.


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Podcast: The NFL-anthem controversy, The Caps, VMI and UVA baseball, more

Chris Graham talks the NFL continuing to fan the flames with more in the way of edicts on the flag and the anthem, then switches gears for a thought exercise on the Washington Capitals, and how tonight’s Game 7 can play with the D.C. sports fan base.


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Skirrow stellar as Liberty tops Charleston Southern in Big South tourney

Right-hander Noah Skirrow pitched six scoreless innings, propelling the No. 3 seed Liberty Flames past the No. 7 seed Charleston Southern Buccaneers, 4-2, in Game 5 of the 2018 Big South Baseball Championship at Liberty Baseball Stadium.


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VMI loses SoCon Tournament opener, faces UNCG in elimination game

The fifth-seeded Mercer Bears broke open a close game with nine runs in the middle innings on the way to a 19-0, seven-inning victory over the fourth-seeded VMI Keydets Wednesday morning in game two of the 2018 SoCon Baseball Championship.


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The NFL seems fixed on keeping the anthem controversy alive: Why?

It’s almost as if the NFL is inviting the negative attention over the national anthem, doesn’t it? There’s no way the league and team owners are just this bad at tamping down a controversy.


lynchburg hillcats

Big second inning lifts Lynchburg Hillcats over Pelicans

The Lynchburg Hillcats used a five-run fifth inning to fuel a 8-2 win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Tuesday night.


Potomac Nationals

Late lead slips away from P-Nats in 7-4 loss

After a 22 minute rain delay to start tonight’s game, the Potomac Nationals (23-18) dropped Tuesday night’s matchup with the Wilmington Blue Rocks (18-26) in heartbreaking fashion, blowing a 4-3 lead in the ninth in the eventual 7-4 defeat.