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Podcast: Chris Graham, Rod Mullins talk latest NASCAR news

Chris Graham talks with AFP contributor Rod Mullins to get caught up on the latest news from the world of NASCAR. This week’s podcast covers Kevin Harvick’s win at Dover, looks ahead to Kansas this Saturday night, and also dives into the reports that the France family may be looking to sell the NASCAR series.


richmond flying squirrels

Cory Taylor earns fourth win, helps Squirrels avoid sweep

Flying Squirrels right-hander Cory Taylor limited the Akron RubberDucks to just one hit over six innings to secure a 1-0 Richmond win Wednesday afternoon for RVA Day The Diamond.


lynchburg hillcats

Lynchburg Hillcats drop second straight to Keys

The Lynchburg Hillcats tallied just one hit, as they lost, 9-1, to the Frederick Keys on Tuesday night at Nymeo Field.


Sam McNamara

STAB’s McNamara receives Virginia State Golf Association scholarship

St. Anne’s-Belfield School senior Sam McNamara was named one of 37 high school recipients of this year’s Virginia State Golf Association’s college scholarships.


liberty baseball

No. 9 Duke turns back Liberty, 5-2

The ninth-ranked Duke Blue Devils topped the Liberty Flames, 5-2, Tuesday evening at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.


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RubberDucks take down Squirrels for seventh straight win

The Akron RubberDucks (20-11) extended their winning streak to seven games on Tuesday night, taking down the Flying Squirrels (16-14) 6-5 at The Diamond.


Potomac Nationals

Agustin’s homer pushes P-Nats to 3-1 win

A second inning two-run home run from LF Telmito Agustin proved to be enough for the Potomac Nationals (18-14) in a 3-1 win over the Wilmington Blue Rocks (14-17) on Tuesday night.


lynchburg hillcats

Lynchburg records just five hits in series-opening loss to Frederick

The Lynchburg Hillcats dropped the first game of a seven-game road trip, falling 6-1 to the Frederick Keys on Monday night at Nymeo Field.


Potomac Nationals

P-Nats drop opener to Wilmington, 5-3

Despite an early lead, the Potomac Nationals (17-14) failed to come away with a series opening win, as the Wilmington Blue Rocks (14-16) used a two-run sixth inning in route to a 5-3 victory.


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RubberDucks sinks Squirrels in opener

The Akron RubberDucks (19-11) jumped on the Flying Squirrels (16-13) early and held on late in a 6-3 victory Monday night at The Diamond.


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UVA Basketball News and Notes: Podcast

Chris Graham and Scott German talk more UVA basketball, focusing on the addition of Alabama transfer Braxton Key, the latest from the recruiting trail, and a look at the 2018-2019 roster and rotation.


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WWE Backlash: What in the sam hill was that crap?

WWE Backlash had a WWE title match between A.J. Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura, and for whatever reason, it was decided to have that match go on third before the end.


UVA basketball

UVA basketball lands Alabama transfer Braxton Key

UVA basketball added a stellar transfer recruit over the weekend with Alabama sophomore Braxton Key coming on board.


Liberty Football

Liberty Football Operations Center to See Upgrade after 2018 season

As Liberty Football prepares for its first season of play as an FBS independent program, more good news is coming its way.


virginia lacrosse

Men’s lacrosse: Virginia draws road game at Loyola in first round of NCAA Championship

Virginia has received an at-large bid to the 2018 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship and will travel to No. 6 seed Loyola in the first round on Saturday (May 12) at 7:15 p.m., at Ridley Athletic Complex.


Potomac Nationals

Soto homers again: P-Nats avoid sweep

In danger of their first sweep of the season, the Potomac Nationals (17-13) fell into an early deficit, but plated the final five runs of the game against the Salem Red Sox (17-13) in a 5-2 win Sunday afternoon.


liberty baseball

St. John’s edges Liberty in ninth, 1-0

For the second straight afternoon, the No. 20 St. John’s Red Storm used a two-out, single in the ninth inning to defeat the Liberty Flames, Sunday at Jack Kaiser Stadium.


richmond flying squirrels

Squirrels win Series on soggy Sunday in Reading

The Flying Squirrels (16-12) snuck away from a soggy FirstEnergy Stadium with a 4-2 rain-shortened, five-inning win over Reading (10-16) on Sunday afternoon.


lynchburg hillcats

Plesac, Lynchburg Hillcats shut out Pelicans

Lynchburg Hillcats starter Zach Plesac was sensational on Sunday, as the right-hander allowed just two baserunners in a 4-0 complete game shutout over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans.


Potomac Nationals

Potomac Nationals fall short again in loss to Sox

The Potomac Nationals (16-13) found themselves on the comeback prowl for the second straight game against the Salem Red Sox (17-12) on Saturday Night, but the hits came too late in the 5-4 loss.


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Squirrels slug Phils, snap four-game slide

The Flying Squirrels (15-12) countered Reading’s four home runs on Friday with three long balls Saturday in an 8-4 win over the Fightin Phils (10-15) at FirstEnergy Stadium.


lynchburg hillcats

Pelicans outduel Lynchburg Hillcats in pitchers’ duel

The Lynchburg Hillcats brought the winning run to the plate, but their comeback bid fell short in a 2-1 loss to Myrtle Beach on Saturday at City Stadium.


liberty baseball

#20 St. John’s notches walk-off win over Liberty

A two-out single by second baseman Josh Shaw in the bottom of the ninth gave the No. 20 St. John’s Red Storm a 7-6 victory over the Liberty Flames, Saturday afternoon at Jack Kaiser Stadium.


vmi football

VMI Football closes out spring practice

VMI Football spring practice is over. It’s now on to exams, summer workouts, and focus ahead for preseason camp in preparation for the 2018 season.


Potomac Nationals

Ninth-inning P-Nats rally comes up short

The Potomac Nationals (16-12) almost managed a ninth-inning comeback against the Salem Red Sox (16-12), but ultimately fell 9-7.