When its record-setting 140-match winning streak in ACC play was snapped by North Carolina in January, some people believed Virginia’s dominance might be coming to an end — especially with the new college tennis rules that had leveled the playing field.
SAN FRANCISCO — When a baseball-loving boy stopped Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle by chance Monday to check out the A's bandanna worn by the pitcher's dog, the little guy got an impromptu opportunity to play shadow baseball with a big leaguer.
The 26th annual Bill Battle Trophy has come down to a three-man race that will be decided Aug. 5-7 at Birdwood’s Jefferson Cup championship, the final local tournament of the season.
When UVa was dominating Syracuse for the first 30 minutes, giddy fans were, no doubt, starting to book their flights to the Final Four in Houston. Then Syracuse went into a full-court press.
Former Virginia center Mike Tobey signed a deal with the Charlotte Hornets, General Manager Rich Cho announced Monday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Bronco Mendenhall didn’t come to North Carolina — ending a family vacation in Montana — to wildly throw his Wahoos in the College Football Playoff discussion. He preferred to use the floor to stress patience, but evoke confidence.
Bronco Mendenhall told media at the Kickoff event that Virginia is ahead of schedule, culturally speaking. The players have responded quicker than he expected.
Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall speaks during a news conference at the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
The new ACC Network announced on Thursday was well received by the UVa representatives on hand at the annual ACC Football Kickoff event.
OK, it’s not the football season quite yet, but “talking season” as Steve Spurrier once dubbed it, is nearing its end and teams are getting ready to put the pads back on.
Virginia women’s soccer players Kristen McNabb and Alexis Shaffer were named to the preseason watch list for the MAC Hermann Trophy, the organization announced through the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) on Wednesday.
Jack Weiller went deep in the hole, gloved Emilio Abreu’s hard-hit grounder and fired to Brian Fortier in time, ending a half-inning during the Tom Sox’s game against Front Royal last Friday.
Coaches call these rituals. Some say it’s superstition. Whatever way you look at it these similar, repetitive practices get you ready for the next point, game, set or match.
When Bronco Mendenhall’s first ACC Kickoff takes place next Thursday in Charlotte, North Carolina, the first-year Virginia coach will be joined by Cavalier linebacker Micah Kiser and center Jackson Matteo, the league announced on Monday.
New Virginia men’s lacrosse coach Lars Tiffany’s contract is for five years and he’ll have a higher annual salary than his predecessor, a Daily Progress public record request revealed on Friday.
Prior to heading to Omaha for the U.S. Olympic Trials two weeks ago, Leah Smith said she wasn’t sure if she would glance into the crowd come race time.
Former Virginia center Mike Tobey continued his stellar play in the NBA summer league on Wednesday, scoring 16 points while pulling down a game-high 14 rebounds and blocking three shots for the Charlotte Hornets in their 84-81 loss to the Dallas Mavericks in Orlando.
Virginia free safety Quin Blanding and inside linebacker Micah Kiser were named to the preseason Bednarik Award watch list, the Maxwell Football Club announced Tuesday.
Lindell Stone throws four touchdowns as USA moves one win from the gold medal round at the International Federation of American Football World Championships.
On Monday, John Kirven became the third player from the Central Virginia boarding school to commit to the Cavaliers, joining quarterback Lindell Stone and wide receiver Terrell Jana.
The Virginia rising senior swimmer finished second in the 800-meter free in 8:20.18 to qualify for her third event for the Rio Olympics.
One of the best parts of covering college athletics over the years is observing how alums give back to the programs.
Former Virginia field hockey player Michelle Vittese was named to the United States’ 16-player roster for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on Friday. Fellow Virginia alum Paige Selenski was named as an alternate for the team.
Woodberry Forest quarterback Lindell Stone threw six touchdown passes to lead the United States Under-19 football team to a 65-14 victory over Austria in its opening game of the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) World Championship in Harbin, China.
The Virginia swimmer punched her ticket to the 2016 Olympic Games by finishing third in the women’s 200-meter freestyle final at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials on Wednesday at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
ACC basketball fans used to play this game they called “Where’s Karl?” It seemed former game official Karl Hess, a longtime referee, worked a game almost every night of the week, dotting the eastern seaboard.
Debbie Ryan called her interactions with Pat Summitt “good times.” The dinners at Summitt’s house in Knoxville. The shared recruiting roads. The 15 on-court meetings. The 13 Virginia defeats.