Sports Minute: Here is the latest Virginia sports news from The Associated Press - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

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

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Pinch-hitter Grady Sizemore hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the NL East-leading Washington Nationals 8-4 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. The Nationals had won 12 of 13 before losing three in a row in Philadelphia.

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Gerald McCoy's preseason is pretty much over. Like most of the starters for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Washington Redskins, the two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle will play little - if any -Thursday night in a final tuneup for the regular season.

CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Alan Gordon scored in the second minute, Landon Donovan added another, and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat D.C. United 4-1 Wednesday night. Los Angeles won its third straight game for the first time this season, while D.C. United lost for the first time in three matches.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina coach Larry Fedora says the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a walk-on receiver with a possible concussion. The No. 23 Tar Heels host Liberty on Saturday night.

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