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Kickoff times announced for three UVA football home games

As part of the announcement of early-season football television selections, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced Thursday (May 17) the kickoff times and broadcast originations for UVA football’s first two home games of the 2018 season, as well as its Friday home game against Pittsburgh (Nov. 2).


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Pro Football Hall of Fame World Youth Championship to host regional qualifier in Richmond

The Pro Football Hall of Fame World Youth Championship in Canton, Ohio, will host 14 regional qualifiers in 2018 with the top teams moving on to the world championship on December 14-17 at Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village.


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Samford gets to VMI ace Josh Winder, downs Keydets, 9-2

Homers by Anthony Mulrine and Taylor Garris helped the Samford Bulldogs past the VMI Keydets, 9-2, in the opener of a three-game SoCon series Thursday night in Birmingham, Ala.


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Winthrop tops Liberty in pitchers’ duel

The Winthrop Eagles scored the game’s only runs in the third inning, downing the Liberty Flames, 2-0, Thursday evening at the Winthrop Ballpark.


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Lynchburg Hillcats winning streak ends on rainy night

Amidst the rain, the Lynchburg Hillcats fell to the Frederick Keys, 3-1, in the first game of a double-header on Thursday at City Stadium. The Hillcats (20-18) saw their season-high six-game winning streak come to an end with the loss to the Keys (16-23).


Wake Forest tops UVA in ACC series opener, 7-3

Wake Forest (24-29, 12-16 ACC) took the opener of a three-game ACC series, 7-3 against UVA (27-23, 11-17 ACC) behind three home runs at David F. Couch Ballpark.


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ACC announces 2018-19 championship dates, sites

The ACC unveiled its championship dates and sites for the 2018-19 academic year on Thursday. As previously announced, the 14th annual Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game will be played for the eighth time in nine years at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on Saturday, December 1.


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UVA playing big-boy football, plus the latest on Manny-O’s: Podcast

Chris Graham and Scott German talk UVA football, breaking down the direction that new AD Carla Williams is taking things in terms of financial commitment. The focus then shifts to baseball, with the latest on the future of Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado, and the UVA connection on the Washington Nationals.


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Liberty moving to ASUN Conference for 2018-19 season

Liberty announced a new direction for its athletics department earlier today, as conference membership for 17 of its programs will move to the ASUN Conference, starting with the 2018-19 athletics season.


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UVA Football single-game tickets on sale Friday

Single-game tickets for all seven home games of the 2018 UVA Football season go on sale Friday, May 18. Season tickets are also on sale for the seven-game home schedule, starting at just $99.


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Inside the Numbers: College football doing good business, except at UVA

College football is as healthy as ever. That’s what the people in charge are telling us, anyway. And this in spite of the continued relative lack of interest in the UVA football program that I cover every Saturday.


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Tickets on sale for inaugural Pro All Stars Series Commonwealth Classic at Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway and the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) announce tickets are now on-sale for the inaugural PASS Commonwealth Classic on Saturday, October 20.


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Series Notes: UVA baseball concludes regular season at Wake Forest

UVA (27-22, 11-16 ACC) will play its final Atlantic Coast Conference series at Wake Forest (23-29, 11-16 ACC) beginning Thursday night (May 17) at 6 p.m. The series continues Friday (May 18) at 6 p.m. and wraps up on Saturday (May 19) with a 1 p.m. first pitch.


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Seven UVA teams earn NCAA APP public recognition

UVA Athletics had seven teams earn Public Recognition for academic excellence after scoring in the top 10 percent of their most recent NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rates (APR), the NCAA national office announced on Wednesday (May 16).


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Three Liberty Athletics programs earn APR recognition from NCAA

The Liberty women’s volleyball, women’s cross country and women’s tennis programs were each recognized by the NCAA on Wednesday afternoon for their Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores.


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Series Notes: VMI baseball wraps up regular season at Samford

VMI baseball wraps up its regular season with a three-game series in Birmingham, Ala. against the Samford Bulldogs. First pitch Thursday night is set for 7 p.m. ET (6 p.m. Samford time), with games at 5 p.m. and 1 p.m. to follow Friday and Saturday (also ET).


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Under the lights: ACC football featured prominently in prime time

Four Atlantic Coast Conference football games – Louisville vs. Alabama on Sept. 1, Miami vs. LSU on Sept. 2, Virginia Tech at Florida State on Sept. 3, and Penn State at Pitt on Sept. 8 – will be televised in primetime as announced by ESPN.


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Poll: Roughly half of U.S. feels legalized sports betting will call integrity of games into question

Concern over the integrity of sports results has gone hand in hand with the question of legalized gambling over the years, and Monday’s Supreme Court ruling, which ended the federal ban on sports wagering, has intensified the discussion even further.


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UVA baseball blown out in home finale

Richmond (29-21) scored the first 11 runs of the night on its way to an 11-3 victory over UVA (27-22) at Disharoon Park. The Cavaliers concluded their non-conference schedule and will wrap up the regular season with a three-game series at Wake Forest beginning Thursday (May 17).


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Lynchburg Hillcats extend winning streak to six

Following a 2:16 rain delay before first pitch, the Lynchburg Hillcats stayed hot at the plate, putting together four multi-run innings, to edge the Keys, 13-12, Tuesday night.


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UVA men’s soccer to play Maryland in September

The UVA men’s soccer program will play a neutral site game against Maryland on Monday, September 3 at Audi Field, future home of DC United. The Cavaliers and Terps will square off for the first time since 2015.


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Five-run fourth sinks Squirrels

The Altoona Curve (19-16) erupted for five runs in the fourth inning on Tuesday, grounding the Flying Squirrels (20-17) by a finale of 5-1 at Peoples Natural Gas Field.


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Chris Graham, Rod Mullins talk Kansas, All-Star Race, Coca-Cola 600, NHRA: Podcast

Chris Graham welcomes Rod Mullins to the podcast to talk NASCAR. The guys wrap up the thrilling finish at Kansas, with Kevin Harvick taking his fifth win of the season. Then we look ahead to the All-Star Race and Coca-Cola 600, and take a quick peak at next month’s NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.


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UVA lefty Daniel Lynch Ks 13 in series-clinching win over Georgia Tech

Junior Daniel Lynch (Henrico, Va.) struck out a career-high 13 batters in an 8-4 UVA (27-21, 11-16) series-clinching win over Georgia Tech (28-24, 12-14 ACC).


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Squirrels ambush Curve, take series opener

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (20-16) pounded out 13 hits – four from Luigi Rodriguez – in a 7-3 win over the Altoona Curve (18-16) on Monday evening at Peoples Natural Gas Field.