| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:18 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — While there's no denying Virginia has work to do this preseason to attempt to position itself for a return to respectability on the football field, the Cavaliers' woes haven't seemed to hurt them much on the recruiting trail....
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:01 PM
As Virginia and Virginia Tech open preseason football practices Monday, both teams have less than four weeks before they kick off their seasons — not much time for programs that still need to get squared away in a lot of areas.
There's pressure of...
| 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....
| Sep 13, 2014
| 8:54 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Ian Frye could barely walk at times last year. Saturday he kicked a likewise-hobbled Virginia football program to a statement victory that sent fans streaming onto the field to celebrate.
Frye's late 42-yard field goal lifted the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Steamy conditions prompted the University of Virginia to issue heat advisories to fans prior to the Cavaliers' first two football games this season. And if spectators were at risk, well, you can just imagine the challenges that confronted players...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...