MONTREAL — It used to be that the U.S. women's national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women's World Cup in Canada, the Americans are finding success with a locked-down defense.
Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup.
The YouTube clip involving former Virginia tennis star Dom Inglot and Andy Murray has been viewed more than two millions times.
The Virginia football team picked up a commitment from Maryland offensive lineman Stephen Spanellis on Tuesday.
Former Virginia women’s soccer star Morgan Brian was named the ACC Female Athlete of the Year on Tuesday.
Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan plans to retire after next season, looking to pass the torch after molding the Badgers into a national power during his 14 seasons in Madison.
A school-record three NCAA men’s championships and a top-10 ranking in men’s basketball led the University of Virginia to its first Capital One Cup all-sports competition championship for men’s sports during the 2014-15 season.
Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon is one of 22 players that will participate in the U.S. Pan American men’s basketball team training camp, USA Basketball announced Monday. The training camp will be used to select the 12 players who will represent the United States at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto.
OMAHA, Neb. -- Virginia led 3-0. Vanderbilt had runners at first and second. Top of the ninth. One out.
In a fitting way to end their Virginia careers, Josh Sborz handed the baseball to Brandon Waddell, who handed the baseball to Nathan Kirby.
Sure, veterans like Josh Sborz, Brandon Waddell and Kenny Towns were the headline-grabbers in UVa’s surprise journey to the title, but a trio of rookies went beyond their years to touch the prestigious trophy, too.
How did Virginia capture its first national championship in program history? Perhaps no one really knows.
As he touted Virginia as the “face of college baseball for the next year,” athletics director Craig Littlepage ran through the highlight reel for the 4,000 fans who showed up Thursday at John Paul Jones Arena.
Picture yourself as a young head coach, perhaps struggling to get your program on solid ground, and having to walk into a head coaches meeting at the University of Virginia.
When Craig Littlepage was named Virginia’s athletic director in 2001, he found himself in quite a quandary. Several of the school’s sports, including baseball and men’s tennis, were in trouble.
OTTAWA, Ontario — Carli Lloyd finally was able to express her creativity on field.
A former first-year member of the University of Virginia men’s swimming team has filed a multi-count lawsuit against five former teammates for assault, false imprisonment and hazing stemming from incidents that occurred last fall.
The Mavericks think they addressed the need for better shooting and defending at the 3-point line by taking Justin Anderson with the 21st pick in the first round Thursday night.
Just after the draft, former Virginia forward Darion Atkins agreed to play for the San Antonio Spurs summer league team that will be playing in Las Vegas, July 10-20.
Former Virginia player Darion Atkins didn't get picked in Thursday night's NBA Draft, but was inundated with offers to play in the NBA's upcoming summer league.
John Grisham loves baseball — and especially the College World Series.
Surrounded by Virginia coach Tony Bennett, assistants Jason Williford and Ron Sanchez, plus a number of former teammates, family and friends, Justin Anderson’s gamble to leave school early paid off on Thursday night.
Brian O’Connor looked around John Paul Jones Arena and took in the scene, one that seemed unimaginable just weeks ago.
Thursday's Virginia baseball NCAA Championship Celebration has been moved to John Paul Jones Arena due to the threat of inclement weather.
The fourth time was a charm for Brian O'Connor.
OMAHA, Neb. — It took 60 years, but the Atlantic Coast Conference finally won a baseball national title again.
A roller coaster of a season ends in triumph as Virginia secures the first College World Series title in program history.
The University of Virginia athletics department will hold a public celebration for the NCAA champion Cavalier baseball team on Thursday from 6-7 p.m. at Davenport Field. Admission and parking for this event are free.
Thursday's The Daily Progress will have two front pages that commemorate the Virginia baseball team winning its first national championship in program history. If you would like to buy commemorative championship front page, you can do it here.
Results from the Cavaliers' 2015 season.
The Virginia players celebrate the first NCAA baseball championship in program history.
A 92 mph fastball. An empty swing. A scream. A fist-pump. Josh Sborz’s remarkable run through the 2015 NCAA Tournament came to an end in fitting fashion Tuesday night.
Justin Anderson is considered a probable first-round selection, while Darion Atkins is believed to have an outside chance of going in the second.
A national championship won't be the only thing at stake tonight in Omaha.
Come 8 tonight, Brandon Waddell will start the decisive game of the 2015 CWS finals against Vanderbilt. A national title is at stake.
OMAHA, Neb. — With its center fielder on the mound and its pinch-running specialist in right field, Virginia extended its season Tuesday night at TD Ameritrade Park.
OMAHA, Neb. – Thomas Woodruff’s Twitter bio, written sometime before he became Virginia’s latest unlikely star on Tuesday night, says it all: “It’s hard not to be romantic about baseball.”
Growing up in Little Rock, Arkansas, in the 1950s, University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan gained an appreciation for baseball through her father.
Midfielders Lauren Holiday and Megan Rapinoe won't be able to play because of accumulated yellow cards. Both received their second yellows in Monday night's 2-0 victory over upstart Colombia in the round of 16.
Virginia is going with freshman lefty Adam Haseley to start a do-or-die game with Vanderbilt.
Thanks to the new ball used in college, which has revived offense and made TD Ameritrade Park a (slightly) more welcome environment for hitters, we truly can appreciate what we saw Monday night for what it was: pure mastery by a future millionaire.
Commodores ace Carson Fulmer, previously seen striking out seven Cal State Fullerton batters in six innings June 14, out-dueled Jones as Vandy beat Virginia, 5-1, before a crowd of 21,652 at TD Ameritrade Park.
OMAHA, Neb. — First Tyler Cannon, now Kevin Arico.
EDMONTON, Alberta — Alex Morgan scored her first goal of the Women's World Cup and the United States advanced to the quarterfinals with a 2-0 victory over Colombia on Monday night.
OMAHA, Neb. — It was late Saturday night, not long after Virginia upset Florida to clinch a spot in the College World Series finals, and Karl Kuhn was already looking ahead.
The Virginia women’s soccer team's 2015 schedule includes 10 home games at Klöckner Stadium and six contests against 2014 NCAA Tournament teams.
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Former Virginia Cavalier Denny McCarthy finished 7-over to tie for 42nd overall and second-best among amateurs at the U.S. Open.
OMAHA, Neb. – The euphoria of Virginia’s 5-4 upset over Florida still percolated in the Cavaliers clubhouse late Saturday night when second baseman Ernie Clement was asked what comes to mind when he hears the word “Vanderbilt.”
OMAHA, Neb. — The reminder is stretched across three panels inside TD Ameritrade Park’s right field bullpen.
OMAHA, Neb. – They lined up and shook hands with another vanquished team who had to wonder what the heck had just happened. There was no walk-off single for Virginia this time, no crazy rally, but this 5-4 victory over Florida felt just as improbable — if not more so — than all the ones that had gotten the Cavaliers this far.
OMAHA, Neb. — Shortly after Ernie Clement crossed home plate, Connor Jones looked back at his teammates to make sure they were joining in.
When Virginia beat Florida last Monday, it guaranteed the Cavaliers — and their parents — would be waking up at the College World Series on this, Father’s Day.
Vanderbilt's Rhett Wiseman is happy to be back in the College World Series finals — perhaps more for teammates who weren't on the roster last year than for himself.
Virginia basketball was vilified by the scoring mongers of the college game during the Cavaliers’ second consecutive run to the ACC regular season championship this past season.
Former Virginia golf coach Mike Moraghan, now executive director of the Connecticut Golf Association, recently flew to Zimbabwe for the induction of former and late Cavalier Lewis Chitengwa’s induction into the Southern Africa Golf Hall of Fame.
Defending national champion Vanderbilt returned to the College World Series finals after Walker Buehler and John Kilichowski combined on a five-hitter and Rhett Wiseman homered in a 7-1 victory over TCU on Friday night.
Brian O’Connor is in a tricky position as he has to ponder not only the Florida rematch, but the potential rotation situation for a best-of-three championship series.
Virginia’s College World Series finals plans were put on hold Friday afternoon by a Florida team that was in no mood to get shut down by another touted UVa left-hander.
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