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Sports: Friday, July 2, 2021

VBL Washouts, Dodgers Cool Off Nats, WFT Hit With Record Fine

Two local contests were rained out in the Valley League last night, as Strasburg at Purcellville and Woodstock at winchester were rescheduled. Waynesboro and Staunton were able to post wins.

Tonight in the VBL, games include Woodstock at Front Royal, Purcellville at Strasburg, and Winchester at New Market.

In a rain-shortened contest last night, the LA Dodgers cooled off the Washington Nationals 6-2. Max Muncy’s grand slam highlighted a 5-run Dodger 5th inning, as LA posted it’s 50th win of the season. Juan Soto and Starlin Castro had RBI singles for the Nats, who take on the Dodgers again tonight, starting at 6:35 on Sports Radio 1450.

The Orioles are back in action tonight out west against the Angels at 10:10.

The Washington Football team was fined a record $10 million by the NFL after an investigation revealed an “unprofessional” workplace, in particular for women. Owner Dan Snyder is stepping away from day-to-day operations for several months, turning things over to his wife Tanya.

Other tidbits:

Roger Federer and top-seeded woman Ash Barty advanced at Wimbledon…Davis Thompson leads after one round of the PGA Tour’s Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit, and the NASCAR Cup Series will rin the Road America course Sunday in Wisconsin.

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