| Apr 27, 2014
The vote is too close to call, and don't let Nate Silver or Pew Research tell you differently. Raging for years and influenced by provincial concerns, 11th-hour reversals and, yes, a leprechaun, the debate finally appears set for resolution next month....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Though the losses in recent years in Charlottesville have far outweighed the wins, Virginia football coach Mike London doesn’t apologize for being a self-professed eternal optimist. After all, this is the kind of week that backs up his attitude....
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:48 PM
Virginia fell behind early and showed faint life thereafter Saturday, losing 45-14 at North Carolina.
The Cavaliers (2-8, 0-6 ACC) have lost seven consecutive games in a single season for the first time since 1981, a year that cost coach Dick Bestwick...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:09 PM
At first glance, the most unique characteristic about Virginia's Brent Urban appears to be that he's not your average fat guy playing defensive tackle. He's about as athletic as they come on the interior.
Yet, there's more to the amiable Canadian than...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:37 PM
Depleted and humbled, Virginia and Maryland meet for the final time Saturday as conference football rivals.
The Cavaliers and Terps are fresh off their worst performances of the season and will be without key starters for the 3:30 p.m. kickoff at...
| Oct 15, 2013
Virginia's previously anemic offense has produced nearly 1,000 yards the last two weeks, and quarterback David Watford is fresh off his best game as a collegian. The chore is to translate that progress into victories.
Saturday's 27-26 setback at...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Just before the start of the football season, discussions about getting the running game back in gear were all the rage in Charlottesville. It was a topic that made Virginia's expected standouts' pulses race.
Kevin Parks gushed about making U.Va.'s...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:23 PM
On a practice field Sunday in Charlottesville, Virginia quarterback David Watford worked alone with many of his pass-catchers, an alleged repeat of the same scene from Saturday night after U.Va. returned from its 14-3 loss at Pittsburgh.
It was the kind...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 2:35 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Gifted as they appear to be, neither of Virginia's quarterbacks has started a college game. Moreover, both redshirted last season and are adjusting to a new offensive coordinator.
Translation: If ever a team could use a workhorse,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:05 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Judging from tight end Zachary Swanson's description of his dripping jersey after practices, Virginia's off week wasn't a study in rest and relaxation, which makes sense given everything U.Va. had to work on.
U.Va. (1-1) had a...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Big-foot conferences and the NCAA bank hundreds of millions annually in television revenue. Coaches, commissioners and athletic directors reside in Rocky Mountain-high tax brackets. Jerseys and video games jump from the shelves.
Meanwhile, the linchpins...