70-year-old John Force tops NHRA Funny Car qualifying

John Force topped Funny Car qualifying Saturday in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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

Max Scherzer struck out 10 in seven innings, Anthony Rendon and Howie Kendrick homered and the Washington Nationals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3. Scherzer leads the National League with 136 strikeouts. He gave up...

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Loyd hits late jumper, Storm rally to beat Mystics 74-71

Jewell Loyd scored 14 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 8.6 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm overcame a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Washington Mystics 74-71 on Friday night in a rematch of last...

Friday, June 14th 2019, 9:58 PM EDT

70-year-old John Force leads NHRA Funny Car qualifying

John Force topped Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 9:34 PM EDT

Capitals trade Niskanen to Flyers for Gudas, clear cap space

The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired defenseman Matt Niskanen from the Washington Capitals for defenseman Radko Gudas.

Friday, June 14th 2019, 9:37 AM EDT

Blue Jays hit 3 HRs, notch 17 hits in 12-3 rout of Orioles

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. homered to ignite a seven-run sixth inning, Cavan Biggio went deep twice and the Toronto Blue Jays hammered the Baltimore Orioles 12-3 Thursday night.

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 11:12 PM EDT

Hedges caps Padres' rally in 5-4 win vs Nationals

Austin Hedges' RBI single with two outs in the ninth capped a two-run rally off Sean Doolittle and gave the San Diego Padres a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.

Saturday, June 8th 2019, 1:18 AM EDT

Redskins surprised by OT Williams' training staff concerns

Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams skipped the opening day of the team's mandatory minicamp reportedly over contract concerns.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 7:44 PM EDT

Tennessee edges Liberty 6-5 in 10-inning thriller

Jake Rucker singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning after Tennessee escaped a bases-loaded jam in the ninth as the Volunteers edged Liberty 6-5 in an NCAA regional elimination game Sunday.

Sunday, June 2nd 2019, 3:53 PM EDT

Acosta lifts DC United to 1-1 draw with Earthquakes

Luciano Acosta scored a putback in the 67th minute and D.C. United finished with a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.

Saturday, June 1st 2019, 10:28 PM EDT

Elena Delle Donne scores 18, Mystics beat Dream 96-75

Ariel Atkins scored 21 points, Elena Delle Donne added 18 in her season debut and the Washington Mystics coasted to a 96-75 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Saturday night.

Saturday, June 1st 2019, 9:28 PM EDT

UNC hits 5 HRs in 16-1 rout of Liberty in NCAA tourney

Ashton McGee drove in four runs, and North Carolina hit five home runs in a 16-1 rout of Liberty on Saturday to advance to the championship round of its NCAA Tournament regional.

Saturday, June 1st 2019, 9:00 PM EDT

Guzan off US Gold Cup roster; Altidore back on national team

Goalkeeper Brad Guzan has been left off the U.S. training camp roster ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, and forward Jozy Altidore is back with the national team for the first time since the October 2017 loss at Trinidad and...

Saturday, June 1st 2019, 6:16 PM EDT

Liberty breezes to 6-1 victory over Tennessee

Mason Meyer and Garret Price combined to pitch a six-hitter as Liberty defeated Tennessee 6-1 in an NCAA regional matchup that ended early Saturday morning.

Saturday, June 1st 2019, 1:19 AM EDT
US Open gentle as a Rose, but for how long?

US Open gentle as a Rose, but for how long?

US Open starts off gentle as a Rose, but for how long?.

Girelli's hat trick lifts Italy into next round of World Cup

Girelli's hat trick lifts Italy into next round of World Cup

Cristiana Girelli scored a hat trick to push Italy into the second round of the Women's World Cup with a 5-0 victory over Jamaica.

Ex-slugger David Ortiz had counted on fans to protect him

Ex-slugger David Ortiz had counted on fans to protect him

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is recovering in Boston from a two-hour exploratory surgery after being shot at a bar in his native Dominican Republic.

Mistrial declared on remaining counts against ex-NFL player

Mistrial declared on remaining counts against ex-NFL player

Jury that convicted ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping 58-year-old homeless woman ordered to return after deadlocking on 8 other charges, including 2 more counts of rape involving 54-year-old hitchhiker, unconscious teen.

Despite FIFA ticket boast, most World Cup games not sold out

Despite FIFA ticket boast, most World Cup games not sold out

FIFA says 14 of 52 Women's World Cup games have sold out, a month after boasting only a "few matches" still had tickets available.

Jury deliberates in trial of imprisoned sports doctor's boss

Jury deliberates in trial of imprisoned sports doctor's boss

Closing arguments are scheduled in the trial of a former medical school dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State University.

Fluco Baseball Wins Fluvanna's First State Championship in Almost Three Decades

Fluco Baseball Wins Fluvanna's First State Championship in Almost Three Decades

The Flucos scored a season-high 16 runs on 19 hits.

UVa Recruit Trevor Keels Playing at Top 100 Camp

UVa Recruit Trevor Keels Playing at Top 100 Camp

UVa men's basketball recruit Trevor Keels is playing at the NBPA Top 100 Camp this week at John Paul Jones Arena.

Friday's Valley Baseball League Scores & Highlights

Friday's Valley Baseball League Scores & Highlights

The Braves took the lead with six runs in the 3rd inning, and Staunton topped the Tom Sox 8-5 in the Valley Baseball League on Friday.

Fluvanna County Baseball Wins Its First State Championship

Fluvanna County Baseball Wins Its First State Championship

The Fluvanna County baseball team won the state championship for the first time in program history, as the Flucos beat Tabb 16-10 in the VHSL Class 3 finals on Friday in Salem.

Madison County Softball Falls 1-0 in VHSL Class 2 State Championship Game

Madison County Softball Falls 1-0 in VHSL Class 2 State Championship Game

The Madison County softball team lost 1-0 against Richlands in the VHSL Class 2 state championship game on Friday.

Fluvanna Baseball & Madison Softball Both Win in State Semis, Advance to Championship Game

Fluvanna Baseball & Madison Softball Both Win in State Semis, Advance to Championship Game

Here are some high school sports scores and highlights from across central Virginia.