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Game Notes: #2 UVA basketball travels to Boston College on Saturday

No. 2 UVA (16-0, 4-0 ACC) looks to stay unbeaten in an ACC road contest at Boston College (8-7, 0-3) on Saturday, Jan. 17. Tipoff at Conte Forum is set for 2 p.m.


UVA football adds Dave Borbely, Chris Beatty to coaching staff

UVA football head coach Mike London announced today the hiring of Dave Borbely as the offensive line coach and Chris Beatty as the running backs coach.


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Game Notes: #2 UVA basketball hosts Clemson on Tuesday

No. 2 UVA (15-0, 3-0 ACC) hosts Clemson (9-6, 1-2 ACC) in ACC action on Tuesday, Jan. 13. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 8 p.m.


UVA basketball rises to #2 in AP, USA Today polls

UVA basketball is ranked #2 in the national polls for the first time since, yes, Ralph Sampson.


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House Republicans propose Classroom Success education reforms

House Republican leaders announced their education agenda for the 2015 General Assembly on a press conference call with reporters Thursday.


UVA basketball moves up to #3 in both national polls

UVA basketball, off to its first 11-0 start since 1992-1993, moved up two spots to #3 in the AP and coaches polls on Monday.


UVA basketball fifth in national polls, second in three power rankings

The UVA men’s basketball team is fifth in the AP and coaches polls this week. The Cavaliers (11-0) rose a spot in the AP poll, switching places with idle Wisconsin, after posting a pair of wins last week, 70-54 over Cleveland State on Thursday and 76-27 over Harvard on Sunday.


Statement game: UVA puts college basketball on notice

Top-ranked Kentucky put up a 24-0 run and led 41-7 at the half in beating UCLA 83-44 on Saturday. On Sunday, #6 UVA came out of the gate against Harvard up 30-4, led 39-8 at the break and won 76-27.


Cavalanche: #6 UVA pulverizes Harvard, 76-27

Sixth-ranked UVA held Havard to one field goal in the first 20 minutes, led 39-8 at the break and sent a statement to the nation in a 76-27 evisceration of the Crimson on Sunday before a sellout crowd at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


Game Notes: #7 UVA basketball on the road at VCU

No. 7 UVA (8-0) plays at in-state rival VCU (5-2) in non-conference action on Saturday (Dec. 6) in Richmond, Va. Tipoff at the Siegel Center is set for 2 p.m.


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Old Dominion holds on for 75-69 win over George Mason

George Mason and Old Dominion battled through 12 lead changes, but the Patriots could not outlast the Monarchs, dropping a 75-69 decision Wednesday in the Patriot Center.


Game Notes: #7 UVA basketball battles #21 Maryland in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

No. 7 UVA (7-0) battles No. 21 Maryland (7-0) in the 2014 ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday (Dec. 3) in College Park, Md. Tipoff at the Xfinity Center is set for 9:15 p.m.


#8 UVA basketball plays LaSalle in Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn

No. 8 UVA (5-0) plays La Salle (4-0) in the Barclays Center Classic on Friday (Nov. 28) in Brooklyn, N.Y. Tipoff at Barclays Center is set for 9:30 p.m.


Game Notes: #8 UVA basketball hosts Tennessee State on Tuesday

No. 8 UVA hosts Tennessee State of the Ohio Valley Conference in non-conference action on Tuesday (Nov. 25). Tipoff at the John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.


Game Notes: #9 UVA basketball hosts George Washington on Friday

No. 9 UVA hosts George Washington of the Atlantic 10 in non-conference action on Friday (Nov. 21). Tipoff at the John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.


#8 UVA basketball hosts South Carolina State on Tuesday

No. 8 UVA(2-0) hosts South Carolina State (0-2) in non-conference action on Tuesday (Nov. 18). Tipoff at the John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.


#8 UVA basketball hosts Norfolk State in home opener on Sunday

#8 UVA (1-0) hosts Norfolk State (1-0) in its home opener on Sunday (Nov. 16). Tipoff at the John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m. The Cavaliers have won their last 17 home-opening contests.


#8 UVA basketball opens season at JMU on Friday

No. 8 UVA travels to James Madison for its 2014-15 season-opener on Friday (Nov. 14). Tipoff at the Convocation Center is set for 7 p.m.


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Why are AP, State Board numbers in the Warner-Gillespie race different?

The Associated Press is showing Mark Warner with a 12,300-vote winning margin in the Virginia U.S. Senate race on Tuesday. The State Board of Elections has it at Warner by 16,500 votes.


UVA basketball ranked ninth in AP preseason college basketball poll

Defending ACC champ UVA starts the 2014-2015 season ranked ninth in the preseason Associated Press Top 25. The Cavaliers are one of four ACC teams ranked in the preseason Top 10.


No way Florida State is the best team, right? Well, who is?

Florida State might be the weakest October #1 team in recent memory. Then again, nobody else seems to want to be #1. Four of last week’s top six lost, leading to an unprecedented reshuffling of the AP Top 25.


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Hand in the cookie jar? Democrats raise issue with Terry Kilgore, tobacco commission

Yesterday marked yet another episode in the shady saga of Terry Kilgore as he continues to use his official Tobacco Commission chairmanship to benefit his family members.


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The art of sportswriting, and the Ray Rice story

If your mother says she loves you, check it out. That’s the mantra that we live by in journalism. If you’re going to report something as fact, it had better be fact, and you’d better have vetted the hell out of it to make sure.


Get Your Kids Hiking! in Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park and the Shenandoah National Park Association are delighted to once again host a special program featuring Jeff Alt, renowned author of Get Your Kids Hiking: How to Start Them Young and Keep it Fun, who will inspire families to enjoy and care for nature and the outdoors.


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#5 UVa. finishes out ACC regular season at Maryland

#5 UVa. (25-5, 16-1 ACC) completes its ACC regular season at Maryland (16-14, 8-9 ACC) on Sunday, March 9. Tipoff at Comcast Center (17,950) is set for 12 p.m. Virginia clinched its sixth ACC regular-season title (second outright) and its second No. 1 seed for the ACC Tournament with its 75-56 win against Syracuse. The Cavaliers and Terrapins will meet for the final time in regular-season action as ACC opponents.