Tag: defense

pitt

Video: Pitt introduces new football coach Pat Narduzzi

The Pitt Panthers introduced new head football coach Pat Narduzzi at a press conference Friday. Narduzzi comes to the Panthers from Michigan State, where he served as defensive coordinator for eight years.


Military Bowl Preview: Can Virginia Tech close out another winning season?

Virginia Tech kept its bowl streak alive with a 24-20 win over UVA a month ago on Black Friday. But another streak is on the line Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Military Bowl: 21 straight winning seasons for the Hokies, dating back to the start of the bowl streak in 1993.


Press Conference: Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Cowboys (11-4) play the Washington Redskins (4-11) on Sunday.


Press Conference: Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Cowboys (11-4) play the Washington Redskins (4-11) on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins (4-11) host the Dallas Cowboys (11-4) on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Tuesday. The Redskins (4-11) host the Dallas Cowboys (11-4) on Sunday.


business

Report: Economy grew 5 percent in third quarter

The economy grew at a heated 5.0 percent rate in the third quarter of 2014, according to a report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis released on Tuesday.


william & mary

ODU basketball holds off William and Mary rally, wins 69-62

The William and Mary men’s basketball team dropped a 69-62 decision in its final game before the Christmas Holiday at Old Dominion, 69-62, on Monday night.


Virginia Tech holds off VMI, 87-74

A furious run for the Virginia Military Institute that cut the Hokies lead to single digits with two and a half minutes in the second half came up short as VMI fell to in-state foe Virginia Tech 87-74 at Cassell Coliseum in non-conference basketball action Monday night.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Sunday. The Redskins (4-11) defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 27-24 on Saturday.


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Scott German: UVA dominance built on defense

The Tony Bennett era at Virginia is in its sixth season. From his introductory press conference in April 2009, the emphasis,of UVA basketball has been the striving for defensive perfection.


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.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Saturday following the Redskins’ 27-24 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.


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Game Notes: #6 UVA basketball hosts Harvard on Sunday

No. 6 UVA (10-0) continues its three-game homestand with a non-conference game against Harvard (7-1) on Sunday, Dec. 21. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 12 p.m. The game is sold out.


UVA women’s basketball holds off Saint Mary’s, 62-49

The UVA women’s basketball team (8-3) earned a 62-49 victory over Saint Mary’s (7-3)on Friday (Dec. 19) at John Paul Jones Arena in the second game of a three-game week for the Cavaliers.


randy forbes

Randy Forbes: A vision for national defense

Today, we face serious vacuums in our national defense: a lack of strategy, repeated budget cuts, sequestration, and miscalculated defense decisions.


UVA overcomes exam break rust in win over tough Cleveland State squad

Sixth-ranked UVA missed 11 of its first 17 shots from the field and had just 16 points up on the scoreboard 14 minutes in. The defense apparently didn’t take an exam break.


richmond spiders

Allen’s second half propels Richmond Spiders to victory

Terry Allen scored 17 second-half points to propel the Richmond Spiders to a 65-54 victory over South Alabama in the second game of the Gotham Classic at the Robins Center.


Elizabeth German: UVA overcomes exam sluggishness

Appearing as though that hadn’t played played in 11 days, the University of Virginia basketball team eventually was able to show enough signs of life to coast to a 70-54 win over Cleveland State Thursday night.


Press Conference: UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the fifth-ranked ‘Hoos (10-0) defeated Cleveland State, 70-54, on Thursday.


#6 UVA bumps, grinds Cleveland State, 70-54

Sixth-ranked UVA opened the game on a 16-4 run and ground Cleveland State from there in posting a 70-54 win on Thursday at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. The Redskins (3-11) host the Philadelphia Eagles (9-5) in NFL action on Saturday.


JMU men’s basketball gets first road win at Ball State, 72-52

Four players scored in double figures and JMU shot better than 50 percent from the floor to pick up its largest men’s basketball road victory in four years with a 72-52 wire-to-wire triumph against Ball State Wednesday night at Worthen Arena.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins (3-11) host the Philadelphia Eagles (9-5) on Saturday.


Game Notes: #6 UVA basketball returns to action on Thursday vs. Cleveland State

The sixth-ranked UVA basketball team (9-0) returns from its 12-day exam break vs. Cleveland State (5-5) in non-conference action on Thursday, Dec. 18. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talks with reporters on Tuesday. The Redskins (3-11) host the Philadelphia Eagles (9-5) on Saturday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (3-11) host the Philadelphia Eagles (9-5) on Saturday in NFL action.


UVA safety Quin Blanding earns another Freshman All-America honor

UVA football player Quin Blanding earned his third Freshman All-America honor when ESPN.com included the free safety on its postseason list today.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (3-11) lost to the New York Giants, 24-13, on Sunday.


Sparrow-led UMBC hands Longwood 58-53 loss

UMBC guard Wayne Sparrow poured in 15 of his 20 points in the second half to lift UMBC to a 58-53 win over Longwood Sunday afternoon at RAC Arena.


richmond spiders

Richmond defense shuts down Howard in 54-41 win

The Richmond defense shut down Howard in the second half en route to a 54-41 win in the first game of the Gotham Classic at the Robins Center.


congress

Warner, Kaine hail wins for Virginia in congressional defense bill

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced that the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 has cleared a key Senate hurdle and will now advance to a vote on final passage.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. The Redskins (3-10) play the New York Giants (4-9) in NFL action on Sunday


virginia football

UVA football lands 10 on All-ACC coaches’ teams

Seven defensive players highlight the 10 UVA players named to the 2014 All-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Football team, as selected by the league’s 14 head coaches.


Fishburne varsity basketball falls to Covenant

The Fishburne varsity basketball team suffered its first loss of the season last night in Charlottesville, falling to Covenant 58-55 in overtime.


JMU stifles Spiders en route to 51-46 men’s basketball win

James Madison scored 40 points in the paint and played staunch defense en route to a 51-46 men’s basketball win over in-state rival Richmond,


liberty

Late drive by Villanova ends Liberty playoff run

No. 5/5 Villanova scored the go-ahead touchdown with 1:12 left to post a 29-22 victory over No. 20/23 Liberty on Saturday in the second round of the FCS playoffs.


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.


chris graham

Racial divide and be conquered

I read this post from the blog Gawker on a topic related to the racial tensions resulting from the inexplicable grand-jury actions in Missouri and New York that let a pair of cops who killed unarmed petty-crime suspects go free.


tim kaine

Tim Kaine: Progress against sexual assaults in the military, but work still to be done

Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Subcommittee on Personnel, noted the important steps that have been taken towards eliminating sexual assault within the military.