Jerry Ratcliffe and Andrew Ramspacher discuss the Wahoos upcoming game against the Cardinals.
Since posting less than 370 yards against the Wahoos, the Cougars have gone over 400 yards in 13 of their last 14 games. Taysom Hill has turned into a dark-horse Heisman Trophy candidate.
Welcome to the morning sports blitz for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.
Scattershooting around the ACC, while wondering if Virginia’s vastly improved defense can keep pace with BYU’s “basketball on turf” offense.
Virginia was without head coach Stave Swanson and star player Morgan Brian, but it hardly mattered against ODU. On Wednesday night at Klockner Stadium, the No. 2 Cavaliers got goals from five players and beat the Monarchs, 5-0, to stay undefeated.
Jerry Ratcliffe ranks the ACC's 14 football teams.
Tip your hat to Larry Lewis.
Less than two months before the start of the 2014-15 season, Virginia has already sold a record 9,300 season tickets, roughly 1,000 more than U-Hall’s capacity, and an increase of nearly 1,600 since last season, according to Todd Goodale, UVa’s associate athletic director for external affairs.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars are making changes — just not the one many outsiders want.
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