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Tuesday, July 28, 2015


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FUMA hires new swim coach

Fork Union Military Academy has named Ryan Campbell to its staff as the new aquatics director and swim coach beginning in August, overseeing the school's multimillion dollar pool facility and swimming and diving team, the school announced Monday.

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Sunday 07/26/2015
3 Virginia rowers win gold at World Under-23 Championships
Posted: July 26, 2015

PLOVDIV, Bulgaria—Three members of the Virginia rowing program earned gold medals at the World Under-23 Championships, which concluded Sunday in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Tom Sox win, force play-in game for Valley Baseball League playoff berth
Posted: July 26, 2015

Coveted basketball transfer Austin Nichols headed to Virginia
Posted: July 26, 2015

UVa lands coveted Memphis transfer
Posted: July 26, 2015

The Virginia men's basketball team has made a huge addition, landing Memphis transfer Austin Nichols, sources confirmed to The Daily Progress.

Scattershooting: Cavaliers benefit from graduate transfer rule
Posted: July 26, 2015

Finally a rule comes around that could benefit Virginia football more than most schools.

Tuesday 07/28/2015
'10 people on Twitter' exult in demise of Boston Olympics
Posted: July 28, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Mayor Marty Walsh drew plenty of flak, and spawned a trending hashtag, by dismissing the opposition to the city's doomed bid for the 2024 Olympics as "10 people on Twitter."

Sepp Blatter deserves the Nobel Prize, Vladimir Putin says
Posted: July 28, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin and Sepp Blatter just can't stop praising each other.

Beijing bid faces same old questions ahead of 2022 IOC vote
Updated: July 28, 2015 - 8:15 am

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two of China's most storied winter Olympic athletes faced tough questions about Beijing bid's for the 2022 Winter Games — namely about air pollution and a lack of snow.

Bryant's 2-run HR in 9th lifts Cubs to 9-8 win over Rockies
Updated: July 28, 2015 - 5:45 am

CHICAGO (AP) — After coming close to hitting a home run the previous few games, Kris Bryant believed he was due to get one to go out.

AP source: Rockies trade SS Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays
Updated: July 28, 2015 - 5:30 am

DENVER (AP) — After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki.

Almaty offers traditional winter setting in 2022 Olympic bid
Updated: July 28, 2015 - 5:15 am

ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Instead of grand talk about how the Olympics will break new ground by going to a majority-Muslim country for the first time, or by making their first visit to Central Asia, Almaty's bid for the 2022 Winter Games is about tradition.

LEADING OFF: Trade targets on mound; 2 newcomers arrive
Updated: July 28, 2015 - 4:30 am

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:

For No Boston Olympics, time to celebrate, then 'go away'
Updated: July 28, 2015 - 8:15 am

BOSTON (AP) — On Boston's last day as a potential Olympic host, Chris Dempsey ate lunch at an Irish pub across from City Hall and waited for the bid for the 2024 Summer Games to crumble.

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