| Jun 2, 2009
Brian O'Connor and his Virginia baseball team went against the grain, personally and competitively, to put themselves in position to reach the sport's pinnacle.
A young Virginia team unfazed by challenges and its more muted coach traveled cross country...
| Jun 3, 2009
For a conference that hasn't produced the national champion since the Dodgers played in Brooklyn, the ACC sure plays gripping baseball.
From Boston College's dispiriting demise to Virginia's impression of the '71 Orioles, from Florida State's T-ball...
| Jun 7, 2009
Their names are unfamiliar and send spell-check off the deep end. Their deeds rarely make SportsCenter or create traffic headaches on Emmet Street.
But these are the young men and women responsible for what likely will be, by at least one standard, the...
| Jun 9, 2009
Kids aren't into history these days. Too many old guys. Too many dead guys. Wars and issues and causes that chip your nails and get in the way of updating your Facebook page. Stuff that happened long ago, like, waaaay back in the last century.
| Jun 11, 2009
Like all good college coaches, Virginia baseball's Brian O'Connor operates from a set of principles and blueprints, but he appreciates the value of serendipity in teams and seasons.
As the Cavaliers marched through the postseason and earned the program's...