| 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.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:58 PM
When Virginia safeties Rijo Walker and Anthony Harris step into Scott Stadium on Saturday for the season finale against Virginia Tech, Walker will be wearing a U.Va. uniform for the last time, and Harris could be doing the same.
At the very least,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:55 PM
BLACKSBURG — Though linebacker Tariq Edwards still stung from Virginia Tech's overtime loss Nov. 16 to Maryland, a fan who bumped into Edwards over the weekend during a shopping trip forced him to move on.
While cruising the aisles in Wal-Mart,...
| Nov 26, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia hasn't won a football game in more than two months and hasn't beaten Virginia Tech in 10 years. The Cavaliers rank last among ACC teams in turnover margin, and for the first time this season coach Mike London's...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Just 19 months after it was first tossed out, Mel Kiper's prediction that NFL general managers would one day get googly-eyed over Virginia Tech's Logan Thomas and make him a top five draft pick seems ridiculous.
Of course, after just one season as a...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:35 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Virginia’s season-long struggle with turnovers took a particularly nasty turn Saturday, as the Cavaliers gave up 28 points on three interceptions and a fumble recovery in a 45-26 loss to Miami that kept them winless in...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Returning to practice after a late-season off week, Virginia football coach Mike London had to get a few questions answered early this week.
With his team slogging its way through a 2-8 season and a seven-game losing streak, London wanted to know if...
| Nov 21, 2013
WILLIAMSBURG — Jimmye Laycock would prefer to have a cushion. He'd like for his William and Mary football team to be locked into the Championship Subdivision playoffs, regardless of how it fares in Saturday's regular-season finale at Richmond.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:07 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — In the late stages of a season to forget like the one Virginia is wrapping up, any opportunity to grasp something positive about the future is an opportunity worth taking.
During a week when U.Va. is preparing to face a Miami...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Daquan Romero doesn’t need a reminder that Virginia has duplicated the six-game losing streak it endured last season. He also doesn’t need his memory jogged about how North Carolina torched U.Va. last season with the screen pass.