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Former Kettle Run High School football coach Jeff Lloyd remembers cringing in 2014 as he watched David Eldridge field a punt in a game against Petersburg and retreat 20 yards before weaving his way through a wave of defenders for a touchdown.

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Nowadays, Corey Hunt will send the occasional text or make the occasional call to Brian O’Connor. It’s coach-to-coach speak, one up-and-comer in the business reaching out for advice from a well-established entity.

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Under a scorching Virginia sun, Chris Long kept up a longstanding tradition this week back home in Charlottesville. As temperatures soared near the century mark, Long and a band of former and present UVa football brothers ran Observatory Hill.

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ROANOKE — When Ji Soo Park started doing his advance homework on the 2017 Delta Dental State Open of Virginia, the former Virginia standout was glad to hear that four-time winner Jay Woodson wasn’t playing.

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CINCINNATI — The NL East leaders opened the second half of the season with a franchise record, a series sweep and a significant upgrade — exactly how the Nationals wanted to keep their momentum going.

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WASHINGTON — The Nationals acquired relief pitchers Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson from the Athletics on Sunday just before the deadline. The Kirk Cousins contract deadline, that is. Doolittle was born in South Dakota, but his dad was in the Air Force, so his family moved around a lot. The D…

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On April 25, while announcing the departure of outside linebacker Naji Abdullah following a spring practice, Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall alerted reporters this wouldn’t be the last time he’d be releasing this kind of news.

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Like the proverbial dog chasing the car, the ACC has finally run down the SEC and has to decide now whether to bite and hang on or just keep running.

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It would have been unheard of years ago for the ACC to tread on the SEC’s football turf during July’s media day schedule, with interest in the latter usually blotting out the sun in summer college football coverage.

A day after wrapping up his stint in the Orlando Summer League with the Charlotte Hornets, Anthony Gill got off to a strong start in the Las Vegas Summer League with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Former Virginia swimmer Leah Smith completed an impressive week at the U.S National Championships in Indianapolis by capturing the national title in the 1500m freestyle on Saturday. The first-place finish qualified Smith in her fifth event for the World Championships, which will take place i…

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The weak link to Virginia’s 2017 baseball team was exposed in the Cavaliers’ final game. Six Wahoo pitchers allowed a combined 11 runs as UVa fell by three to Dallas Baptist to end its stay at the NCAA Fort Worth Regional.

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Led by a third consecutive NCAA men’s tennis championship, the Virginia athletics program earned a 19th-place finish in the final 2016-17 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup competition, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics announced Thursday.

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The Virginia women’s basketball team will face an old rival in the 2017 Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Cavaliers will host Maryland on Nov. 29 in John Paul Jones Arena, the schools announced on Wednesday.