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Men’s soccer: VMI hosts Manhattan Friday afternoon

Chris Graham will call the action on the SoCon Digital Network as the VMI men’s soccer team hosts Manhattan at 4 p.m. Friday.

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Chris Graham talks UVA-Indiana, ACC basketball: Podcast

Chris Graham breaks down Saturday’s UVA-Indiana football game, and talks some ACC Basketball, just because.

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Chris Graham: ACC Football Week 2 Pick’Em

Chris Graham offers his expert insight (!) on the ACC Football schedule for Week 2 of the 2018 season.

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Colin Kaepernick/Nike, FSU football coach Willie Taggart: Video

Chris Graham muses on two of the bigger sports issues of the day today: the Colin Kaepernick/Nike ad campaign, and Florida State football coach Willie Taggart accusing Virginia Tech players of faking injuries to slow down his team in Monday’s season-opening loss.


NASCAR heads toward the 2018 playoffs: Podcast

Chris Graham and Rod Mullins talk Southern 500, Furniture Row Racing and more in this week’s NASCAR podcast.

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Chicken salad out of chicken feathers: Sports broadcasting around a weather delay

I aim to arrive on site for VMI soccer broadcasts on ESPN+ about an hour and a half ahead of game time. So I was on scene for Saturday’s VMI-American match, which was to kick off at 2 p.m., at 12:30.


Blogcast w/Chris Graham: WWE needs one world champ, not two

Another thing WWE should do, but won’t do: one world champ, defending his belt on all three weekly shows. Yes, all three: Raw, Smackdown Live and NXT.

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Big Game Preview: UVA football preps for Week 2 matchup with Indiana

UVA football stock is about as close to buy as it has been at any point in the past five years.

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‘Hoos impressive in season-opening win over Richmond: Podcast

Chris Graham and Scott German break down UVA football’s impressive 42-13 season-opening win over Richmond.

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Blogcast w/Chris Graham: What Bryce Perkins means for the UVA offense

Bryce Perkins is going to create some headaches for opposing defensive coordinators game planning against the UVA offense.

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Game Preview: Virginia Tech opens at Florida State on Monday night

Virginia Tech is a big road ‘dog in its season opener tonight at Florida State, seven and a half points, at this writing.

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Inside the Numbers: Bryce Perkins fuels suddenly powerful UVA ground game

The idea was that having Bryce Perkins running the read option would open things up for the UVA ground game. We’re only one game in, but consider it a mission: accomplished, based on what we saw in the 42-13 win over Richmond.

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I’m finally giving up: The Nats are done in 2018

This is the first fire sale in recent vintage for the Washington Nationals, which it has been hard for fans, like me, to let go.

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Chris Graham: ACC Football Week 1 Pick’Em

Chris Graham offers his expert insight (!) on the ACC Football schedule for Week 1 of the 2018 season.

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Blogcast w/Chris Graham: Pay freeze

But, but, but, I thought the economy was purring right along, Mr. President? What about that A+ grade you gave yourself on the economy?

Chris Graham, Scott German preview UVA-Richmond season opener: Podcast

Chris Graham and Scott German offer analysis and commentary on the UVA-Richmond football season opener coming up on Saturday.

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Blogcast w/Chris Graham: Nats can’t even do a blowout right

The Washington Nationals defeated the New York Mets 15-0 on Sunday. For some reason, closer Kelvin Herrera was on the mound in the ninth inning.


Chris Graham, Rod Mullins preview Darlington, talk off track news, Tennessee football: Podcast

Chris Graham and Rod Mullins talk NASCAR, as the series treturns to Darlington Sunday night. Some off-track news and Tennessee-West Virginia football wrap us up.

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Braun Strowman heel turn: Hey, WWE is at least trying

The match with new WWE Universal champ Roman Reigns teaming with “Monster in the Bank” Braun Strowman to face Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre made no sense on its own.

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Trump parroting Putin with Google tough talk

Is it a coincidence that Donald Trump is picking fights with the likes of Google and Amazon? It should be obvious what the president is up to here. You’d almost think he has Vladimir Putin in his ear directing him.

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Blogcast w/Chris Graham: Religion on the Greenway

Today, getting ready for my daily run on the South River Greenway, I noticed a formal setup of some sort near the south entrance. Two tables, with posterboard, pamphlets and three polite-looking folks. The message: selling religion.


President Trump declares war on Google

Donald Trump is accusing Google of slanting its search results to highlight bad news about him, which, yeah, par for the course.

Podcast: Chris Graham, Scott German break down UVA, Richmond

Chris Graham and Scott German look ahead to the 2018 UVA football season opener with Richmond on Saturday.

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Blogcast w/Chris Graham: Soccer, ahead of football

I won’t be in the press box for the UVA football season opener on Saturday when the ‘Hoos host Richmond. That’s because of work.


Blogcast w/Chris Graham: I love the G1

I finally got to see the Hiroshi Tanahashi-Kota Ibushi match from the final of the G1 Climax.

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On John McCain: A direct line from McCain ’08 to Trump ’16

John McCain, who passed away on Saturday at age 81, is being lionized as a political maverick, but there is an uncomfortable truth to McCain’s legacy that needs telling.

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Blogcast w/Chris Graham: Running from pain

When two runners chat, it starts somewhere along the lines of, this is what’s hurting me, what’s hurting you? That’s the reality for runners, masochists to the end, right?

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Are the Washington Nationals waving the white flag? Podcast

Chris Graham waffles on whether or not the Wsahington Nationals are really giving up on the 2018 season. 


SummerSlam, Adam Cole, Ciampa-Gargano: Podcast

Chris Graham reviews WWE SummerSlam, talks NXT Takeover: Brooklyn, Adam Cole, Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano.


Why single-payer is the only way to go

You’re told not to like single-payer because big government, bad, private sector, good. Truth: the private-sector healthcare system that we have costs more and delivers much less than single-payer systems in use elsewhere in the industrialized world.