| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Rare is the football season in which Virginia Tech and Virginia open with top-flight opponents. When the Cavaliers played No. 2 Notre Dame in 1989, the Hokies scheduled Akron. When Tech faced No. 1 Southern California in 2004, Virginia settled for Temple....
| Aug 31, 2013
| 6:38 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — It took over five hours all told, but the University of Virginia fought off Mother Nature and rallied to get its season off on the right foot, defeating Brigham Young 19-16 on Saturday.
Trailing by four points late in the...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:35 PM
It turns out the only major casualty from Virginia’s 19-16 win Saturday against Brigham Young was Cavaliers coach Mike London’s voice.
Losing his voice sometime in the third quarter didn’t cause any problems during the game, but it...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:14 AM
A year after his celebrated transfer from Alabama, quarterback Phillip Sims’ Virginia career is finished, his time here marked by distraction and disappointment rather than victories and touchdowns.
For this Sims has no one to blame but himself....
| May 22, 2013
| 1:21 PM
There are still 100 days left until the start of the college football season, but programs from Hampton Roads and the Commonwealth have been active enough to provide gossip material for an entire offseason.
The state's two biggest programs —...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Virginia offensive coordinator Bill Lazor’s departure for the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles comes as no surprise. First, his meticulous, almost intellectual, approach to strategy and teaching seems more suitable for the pros.
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Virginia's football program will head into next season with new coordinators on both sides of the ball after offensive coordinator Bill Lazor opted Tuesday to take a position on the Philadelphia Eagles' staff.
Lazor, who has been U.Va.'s offensive...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Virginia announced Monday afternoon linebacker LaChaston Smith has enrolled early and will participate in spring practices.
Smith, a 6-foot-0, 225-pound native of Statesville, N.C., is one of 18 commitments U.Va. has picked up for its 2013 recruiting...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:49 PM
As the dust settles on Virginia’s coaching shake-up, the focus will shift back to what has to happen to get the program back on the right track.
There’s no easy answer after a 4-8 campaign, but a few players have no choice but to step up and...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 4:30 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE – There was a time when a day spent away from the football field for Clifton Richardson meant stretching and keeping limber could be put on the backburner. Those weren't exactly priorities in his life.
That's what he thought when...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 6:20 PM
BLACKSBURG — By the time kickoff arrives Saturday, Virginia quarterback Phillip Sims will have put fond recollections of his last trip to Lane Stadium in the past and moved on to the present.
In 2008, Sims, current U.Va. running back Perry Jones...