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Nats Blast Phillies

Philadelphia, PA) — The Nationals used four solo homers to push past the Phillies, 5-1, at Citizens Bank Park.

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Orioles Sink Rangers

Baltimore, MD) — Manny Machado finished 3-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI as the Orioles sank the Rangers 6-1 in Baltimore.

McGee Named to the John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List

UVA standout among six ACC players on the award watch list.

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P.J. Hairston, UNC Basketball player, may be facing criminal charges

P.J. Hairston, junior guard on the UNC Basketball team, may be facing criminal charges.

VT

Virginia Tech AD: RB Michael Holmes no longer with school

Student Judiciary Committee ousts a VT running back.

UVA Football

Virginia Football will Tackle 2013 Season One Game at a Time

Morgan Moses discusses how Virginia Football is preparing in the months leading up to kickoff.

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Rangers Wrangle Orioles

(Baltimore, MD) — Ian Kinsler went 2-for-5 and drove in four to power the Rangers in an 8-5 win over the Orioles at Camden Yards.

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Phillies Hold Nats

(Philadelphia, PA) -The Nationals rallied with two runs in the ninth inning, but fell short as they lost to the Phillies, 3-2, at Citizens Bank Park.

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Dunn Homer Gives White Sox Walk-Off Win Over O’s

Chicago, IL) — Adam Dunn hit his 23rd home run of the season with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the White Sox a 3-2 win over the Orioles at U.S. Cellular Field.

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Ramos Blasts Nats Past Brew Crew

(Washington, DC) — Wilson Ramos provided the fireworks at Nationals Park in his return for the disabled list as the Nats beat the Brewers, 8-5. Ramos went 3-for-5 with the go-ahead three-run homer in seventh inning and five RBI.

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