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

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DENVER (AP) - Adam LaRoche hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh, Anthony Rendon had three hits and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 Tuesday night. It was the Nationals fourth straight win and increased their NL East Division lead to two games over Atlanta, which lost to Miami on Tuesday.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Miguel Gonzalez took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Jonathan Schoop homered and J.J. Hardy hit two RBI doubles to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Gonzalez allowed two runs and three hits in 7 2-3 innings.

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - C.J. Mosley completely understands the significance of becoming part of a defense that has a long-standing reputation of greatness. Mosley, the 17th overall pick in the 2014 draft, will seek this summer to become a starting linebacker with the Baltimore Ravens.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - West Virginia and Tennessee will open the 2018 college football season at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. The Charlotte Sports Foundation on Tuesday announced the first meeting between the schools. The game will be played Sept. 1, 2018. It will mark the first game for Tennessee in Charlotte.

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