Sports Minute: Here is the latest Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington DC sports news from The Associated Press

Teuvo Teravainen scored the go-ahead goal with 27.9 seconds left in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 to even their playoff series at two games apiece. Warren Foegele scored 17...

5 hrs 19 mins ago

Redskins sign Ioannidis to multiyear extension

The Washington Redskins have signed defensive lineman Matt Ioannidis to a multiyear contract extension.

14 hrs ago

Diakite becomes fourth Virginia player to pursue NBA dream

Virginia forward Mamadi Diakite says he is forgoing his final season of eligibility to make himself available for the NBA draft.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 7:02 PM EDT

Virginia's Guy entering NBA draft, could return to school

Virginia scoring leader Kyle Guy says he is entering the NBA draft.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 4:24 PM EDT

Ovechkin injures Carolina's Svechnikov with punch to face

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin injured Carolina Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov with a punch to the face during a fight in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series Monday night.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 8:39 PM EDT

Virginia's De'Andre Hunter, Ty Jerome declare for NBA draft

Virginia guards De'Andre Hunter and Ty Jerome say they are forgoing their final year of eligibility to make themselves available for the NBA draft.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 5:11 PM EDT

Virginia guard Ty Jerome declares for NBA draft

Virginia guard Ty Jerome says he is forgoing his final year of eligibility to make himself available for the NBA draft.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 2:30 PM EDT

DC United holds on to beat Rapids 3-2

Lucas Rodriguez had a goal and an assist and D.C. United scored three times within a nine-minute span to beat the Colorado Rapids 3-2 on Saturday night.

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 11:16 PM EDT

The Latest: Busch grabs early lead at Richmond Raceway

The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Richmond Raceway (all times local):

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 8:12 PM EDT

Orpik scores in OT, Capitals take 2-0 lead over Hurricanes

Brooks Orpik scored less than two minutes into overtime, Alex Ovechkin had two assists and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday to give the defending Stanley Cup champions a 2-0 lead in the...

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 6:32 PM EDT

Harvick on the pole for Saturday night race at Richmond

Kevin Harvick is set to start from the pole Saturday night in the NASCAR race at Richmond Raceway, but the field has been jumbled considerably.

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 6:20 PM EDT

Virginia fans turn out to celebrate NCAA hoops title

Thousands of fans turned out Saturday to celebrate Virginia's first national championship in basketball.

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 5:00 PM EDT

Custer pulls away to win NASCAR Xfinity race at Richmond

Cole Custer passed Austin Cindric with 20 laps to go and won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond Raceway on Friday night.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 9:23 PM EDT

Harvick wins pole at Richmond Raceway

Kevin Harvick has won the pole for Saturday night's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 7:19 PM EDT

Redskins' Foster fined, not suspended, after NFL review

Reuben Foster has been fined two game checks and reinstated to the Washington Redskins' active roster after an NFL investigation into an incident of domestic violence found he did not violate the league's personal...

Friday, April 12th 2019, 5:19 PM EDT

Sadler makes return to Xfinity Series at Richmond

Virginia native Elliott Sadler retired after last season, but will make his return to NASCAR's Xfinity Series on Friday night at Richmond Raceway.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 3:23 PM EDT

Stewart-Haas inks Toco Warranty as new sponsor

Stewart-Haas Racing announced a partnership with Toco Warranty that will make the company a primary sponsor of Clint Bowyer's No. 14 Ford Mustang for four races this season.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 1:38 PM EDT

Capitals survive surge from Hurricanes to win Game 1

Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin combined to score three goals on the first eight shots, and the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals survived a surge from Andrei Svechnikov and the Carolina Hurricanes to...

Thursday, April 11th 2019, 10:26 PM EDT

Judge denies Nats attempt to block MASN dispute arbitrator

A New York judge has denied the Nationals' attempt to block the Orioles from having an arbitrator determine whether baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred can decide yet another dispute between the teams over broadcast...

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 1:56 PM EDT

Huge crowd welcomes home national hoops champion Cavaliers

Virginia's national champion men's basketball team is back on campus and when the Cavaliers returned, they were greeted by a throng of several thousand fans.

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 6:39 PM EDT

NCAA title game, tournament see increases over last year

By The Associated Press

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 4:55 PM EDT

NCAA Latest: Stats show tiny edges for Virginia, Texas Tech

The Latest on the NCAA Tournament championship game between Virginia and Texas Tech (all times local):

Monday, April 8th 2019, 3:29 PM EDT

Mike Young says coaching Virginia Tech 'dream come true'

New Virginia Tech basketball coach Mike Young says he's "so thrilled to be home" and leading the Hokies is a "dream come true."

Monday, April 8th 2019, 12:41 PM EDT

Virginia Tech hires former Wofford basketball coach Young

Virginia Tech has hired former Wofford men's basketball coach Mike Young to replace Buzz Williams.

Sunday, April 7th 2019, 8:52 PM EDT

NCAA Latest: ACC clinches most wins for this tournament

The Latest on the championship game of the NCAA Tournament between Virginia and Texas Tech (all times local):

Sunday, April 7th 2019, 2:15 PM EDT

Virginia, Texas Tech prep for one last game for NCAA title

The last game of the long grind of the NCAA Tournament is finally here: Texas Tech, Virginia, a championship on the line.

Sunday, April 7th 2019, 1:19 PM EDT

Virginia, Texas Tech meet in National Championship

No. 3 seed Texas Tech (31-6) vs. No. 1 seed Virginia (34-3)

Sunday, April 7th 2019, 7:35 AM EDT

Mooney, Red Raiders D clamps down 61-51 over Michigan St

For those who thought Texas Tech only plays defense, it's time to meet Matt Mooney.

Saturday, April 6th 2019, 11:19 PM EDT

Guy hits 3 FTs with 0.6 left, Virginia shocks Auburn 63-62

Kyle Guy made three free throws with 0.6 seconds left and Virginia pulled off its second small miracle of the NCAA Tournament, beating Auburn 63-62 Saturday to advance to the national championship game for the first time...

Saturday, April 6th 2019, 8:31 PM EDT

The Latest: Late AP writer to be honored before Final Four

The Latest on the Final Four (all times local):

Saturday, April 6th 2019, 3:27 PM EDT
Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors' 132-105 win

Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors' 132-105 win

Kevin Durant scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 21 points playing with five fouls, and the Golden State Warriors dominated from the opening tip to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 and take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

Derrick White had a career-high 36 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets 118-108, withstanding a first-half lapse to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.

Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without Embiid

Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without Embiid

Ben Simmons scored a career playoff-high 31 points, Tobias Harris added 29 points and 16 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers shook off the absence of Joel Embiid to beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-115 for a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.

Corbin earns 1st win with Nationals, beats Giants 4-2

Corbin earns 1st win with Nationals, beats Giants 4-2

Patrick Corbin took a one-hitter into the eighth inning to earn his first win with Washington, Wilmer Difo homered and the Nationals beat the punchless San Francisco Giants 4-2.

Held at bay, Gaudreau hopes to ignite Flames in Game 5

Held at bay, Gaudreau hopes to ignite Flames in Game 5

Calgary heads back home for Game 5 in a precarious situation. The top seed in the West trails Colorado 3-1 in the best-of-seven series.

Teravainen, Hurricanes beat Capitals 2-1, even series

Teravainen, Hurricanes beat Capitals 2-1, even series

Teuvo Teravainen scored the go-ahead goal with 27.9 seconds left in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 to even their playoff series at two games apiece.

UVa Baseball Drops Series Opener 14-2 against Florida State

UVa Baseball Drops Series Opener 14-2 against Florida State

The Virginia baseball team issued eleven walks, and the Cavaliers fell 14-2 against Florida State in their series opener on Thursday at Disharoon Park.

Thursday's High School Sports Scores & Highlights

Thursday's High School Sports Scores & Highlights

High School sports scores and highlights from across Central Virginia on Thursday, April 18th.

#20 JMU Softball Sweeps Doubleheader Against Duke

#20 JMU Softball Sweeps Doubleheader Against Duke

The #20 JMU softball team swept both games of a doubleheader against Duke on Wednesday in Harrisonburg.

Wednesday's High School Sports Scores & Highlights

Wednesday's High School Sports Scores & Highlights

High School sports scores and highlights from across Central Virginia on Wednesday, April 17th.

Mamadi Diakite Declares for NBA Draft

Mamadi Diakite Declares for NBA Draft

Junior forward Mamadi Diakite became the fourth member of the National Champion UVa basketball team to declare for the NBA Draft when he announced his decision on Wednesday.

Nic Kent Hits Second Career Home Run, 'Hoos Beat Radford 6-3.

Nic Kent Hits Second Career Home Run, 'Hoos Beat Radford 6-3.

Nic Kent hits his 2nd career home run.