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Sports: Thursday, August 30, 2018

30 August 2018 Sports

Gio Struggles Again…O’s Make It 3 Straight…Venus and Serena Advance

The Nationals were edged by the Philadelphia Phillies last night 8-6. Gio Gonzales struggled again for the Nats, giving up 6 runs in 5 innings, including a go-ahead grand slam. Juan Soto, Trey Turner, and Anthony Rendon all homered for the Nationals, who have the day off before moving on to Milwaukee for a 3-game weekend set.

The Orioles got out the brooms, as they swept the Blue Jays with a 10-5 win last night. Adam Jones had the big blow for the Birds, with a grand slam. The O’s now head to Kansas City for a weekend series against the Royals starting tomorrow.

The Redskins and Ravens meet in the so-called “Battle of the Beltways” tonight in the preseason finale. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30.

There are a number of college football games tonight, including number 21 UCF at U-Conn. As for the regional teams…JMU travels to NC State Saturday at noon, #17 WVU plays Tennessee Saturday at 3:30 in Charlotte NC, UVA hosts Richmond Saturday at 6, and #20 Va Tech plays at #19 Florida State Monday night at 8. The Shenandoah Hornets travel to Methodist for a 12:30 air time on The River 95-3.

Venus and Serena Willams both advanced at the US Open…seting up their earliest meeting in a Grand Slam tournament in 20 years. Rafael Nadal also advanced, while Andy Murray was eliminated.

Don’t miss High School Football tomorrow night on NBC SportsRadio 1450, as Warren County hosts Kettle Run at 7.

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