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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CHICAGO (AP) - Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. Washington rallied from 10 down in the fourth quarter after blowing a 17-point first-quarter lead.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Albert Pujols became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night. The first baseman connected twice off Taylor Jordan to become the 26th player in major league history to reach the milestone.

TORONTO (AP) - Brett Lawrie and Melky Cabrera each hit three-run homers in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-3 Tuesday night. Lawrie's drive off Evan Meek snapped a 3-all tie.

STERLING, Va. (AP) - Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder says his team's nickname is not an issue and it's "time that people focus on reality" concerning these matters. Snyder said Tuesday the Redskins did their homework - "unlike a lot of people" - when the team recently established a foundation to assist American Indian tribes.

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