| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:05 AM
It shouldn’t take new Virginia football assistant coach Mike Archer long to find his way around the Charlottesville campus, considering he already became well-acquainted with the place in the early 1990’s.
Archer, 60, was hired...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:58 AM
USA Today’s annual database of college football assistant coaches’ salaries further punctures the myth that Virginia is not committed to the sport while, through no fault of the newspaper, understates staff compensation at Virginia Tech....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:46 AM
An extraordinary talent received extraordinary recognition Wednesday when University of Virginia-bound Andrew Brown was named Gatorade’s national football player of the year.
A senior defensive tackle at Chesapeake’s Oscar Smith High School,...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:50 PM
As he reflected Saturday after Virginia's 16-6 loss to Virginia Tech on what went wrong during the course of a dreadful 2-10 season, U.Va. tight end Jake McGee stammered and struggled to come up with the answers.
Summing up three months of frustration...
| Dec 1, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Duke-North Carolina delivered a classic. Ohio State-Michigan, Georgia-Georgia Tech, Oregon-Oregon State all that and then some. Auburn-Alabama? Lord have mercy.
Virginia Tech-Virginia, not so much.
In a finale that reflected...
| Nov 28, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Craig Littlepage scrapped Thanksgiving with family in his native Pennsylvania. He's delegating more to underlings and isn't nearly as conversant about early season college basketball as he'd like.
"We're trying to fix football,...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:35 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — In what was a tight, competitive contest, the final two and a half minutes of the first half featured a rollercoaster of emotions for Virginia and Virginia Tech on Saturday at Scott Stadium.
The two squads traded field goals...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:38 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer doubts a 10-game winning streak in the Commonwealth Cup matchup will happen again, but he couldn't sell that idea to the Tech fans who voiced their opinions Saturday during Tech's 16-6 win at...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 8:34 AM
BLACKSBURG — Sustained success against Virginia doesn't mean Virginia Tech has earned the right to slip for a year — not in the eyes of fans. Tech linebacker Jack Tyler has learned that fact.
He's heard a lot of things from fans in the two...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Since Virginia Tech started its nine-game winning streak against Virginia, double-digit victories have been standard operating procedure. But the two seasons the Cavaliers managed to keep the margin within nail-biting range involved some shenanigans under...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage is nothing if not thoughtful and effusive, so many of his remarks during our hour-long interview Tuesday about the Cavaliers’ football struggles are not included in my just-posted print column.