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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Virginia sports news from The Associated Press

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MIAMI (AP) - Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Washington Nationals 7-6. Washington's Rafael Soriano, who earned his 200th career save Sunday, took the mound in the ninth with a 6-3 lead and blew a save for the fourth time this season.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - For a change, the Washington Redskins are enjoying a calm training camp. The team that gave us Michael Westbrook punching Stephen Davis, the Albert Haynesworth conditioning test and daily tension between Mike Shanahan and Robert Griffin III has had a drama-free start under new coach Jay Gruden.

WASHINGTON (AP) - No. 6 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia advanced to the second round of the Citi Open with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Slovenia's Polona Hercog on Monday. American Vania King also moved on, cruising to a 6-2, 6-0 win against Canada's Francoise Abanda.

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - The basketball arena at the University of Maryland has been renamed the Xfinity Center. The arena was previously known as Comcast Center. Xfinity is Comcast's high-speed Internet brand. Comcast owns naming rights to the arena and has the right to rename it.

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