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Capitals re-sign Jay Beagle to $5.25M, 3-year contract

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Center Jay Beagle has re-signed with the Washington Capitals, getting a $5.25 million, three-year contract.

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Dallas Eakins to coach Ducks’ AHL affiliate in San Diego

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Former Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins was hired Friday to coach the Anaheim Ducks’ relocated American Hockey League affiliate in San Diego.

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Hard times toughened Virginia players for their run to title

CORRECTS ID OF COACH TO VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT COACH MATT KIRBY, NOT PITCHING COACH KARL KUHN - Virginia players celebrate beating Vanderbilt 4-2 in Game 3 of the best-of-three NCAA baseball College World Series finals in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Diving onto the pile is volunteer assistant coach Matt Kirby. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Winning, and winning big, has been the standard for the Virginia baseball program since coach Brian O’Connor took over in 2004, and no excuses were allowed when the most trying circumstances cropped up.

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Virginia wins 1st CWS title in 4-2 win over Vanderbilt

Virginia players celebrate beating Vanderbilt 4-2 in Game 3 of the best-of-three NCAA baseball College World Series finals at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Mike Theiler)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pavin Smith homered and drove in three runs and Brandon Waddell turned in another strong College World Series pitching performance, leading Virginia over Vanderbilt 4-2 on Wednesday night for the school’s first baseball national championship.

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Virginia, Vanderbilt are set for winner-take-all CWS Game 3

Virginia pitcher Adam Haseley throws a pitch against Vanderbilt during the first inning of Game 2 of the best-of-three NCAA baseball College World Series finals at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Ted Kirk)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — This scrappy Virginia team with patchwork pitching and a late-to-start offense finds itself one win away from its first national title.

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