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VCU poll: 92 percent think colleges should be required to report sexual assaults to police

A new VCU poll indicates strong support among Virginians for legislative proposals that would require university faculty or staff to report to police within 48 hours any alleged criminal sexual assaults that come to their attention.


JMU men’s basketball blows by Drexel, 54-35

James Madison overcame a slow start and completely shut down Drexel’s offense, allowing the third-lowest point total in program history in a 54-35 Wednesday night.


Late run lifts UNCG to win over VMI

The VMI Keydets weathered a poor shooting night and stayed in the game for the majority of the contest, but the UNCG Spartans finished the game with a 13-4 run and went on to a 75-63 win.


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George Mason men’s basketball falls to St. Bonaventure

Playing on neutral ground, the George Mason men’s basketball team raced out with an early lead in the Blue Cross Arena, but could not hold on, dropping a 75-55 decision to St. Bonaventure in Rochester Wednesday night.


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Governor McAuliffe announces equal opportunity legislative agenda

Governor McAuliffe announced on Monday a series of legislative proposals aimed at ensuring that every Virginian has equal opportunity to succeed and contribute to the Commonwealth’s economic growth.


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UMass holds on for 66-62 win over George Mason

A late rally from George Mason men’s basketball fell short on Sunday afternoon as Massachusetts sealed a 66-62 victory in the Patriot Center.


VMI basketball grinds out 83-73 win at Furman

QJ Peterson had a team-high 18 points, pushing him over 1,000 for his career, and every Keydet to see game action scored as VMI downed the Furman Paladins, 83-73, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Saturday in Greenville, S.C.


Tarpey’s triple-double leads William and Mary past JMU, 81-73

Terry Tarpey recorded the first triple-double in William and Mary’s 110-year history and Marcus Thornton knocked down seven treys to lead the Tribe to an 81-73 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory over James Madison on Saturday afternoon at Kaplan Arena.


JMU announces Tom Foley as new men’s soccer coach

No stranger to JMU men’s soccer, Tom Foley has officially taken over as head coach of the program for the 2015 campaign, after serving 12 years on the coaching staff.


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Randy Forbes: Fort Lee – a worthy fight

You wouldn’t know it today, but ten years ago Fort Lee – the vibrant military base tucked south of Richmond and nestled in the Tri-Cities region – was targeted for closure through the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) round.


UVA soccer’s Morgan Brian repeats at MAC Hermann Trophy winner

UVA senior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) was named the winner of the 2014 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy during Friday’s banquet in St. Louis.


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Robert Hurt votes for bill restoring 40-hour work week requirement to ObamaCare

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) voted in favor of two bills that Republicans are touting as protecting American workers from President Obama’s healthcare law.


JMU men’s basketball falters in second half, loses 65-59 to Northeastern

James Madison led by as many as 10 points in the second half but Northeastern limited the Dukes to just 33 percent shooting in the second half to rally for a 65-59 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball winThursday night at the JMU Convocation Center.


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The need for a truth and reconciliation process

The killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner have sparked a national outcry to end the epidemic of police brutality against black men. I believe our greatest hope lies in creating a truth and reconciliation process.


Jon Freeman named VMI men’s soccer coach

Jon Freeman has been named the 10th head coach for the Virginia Military Institute men’s soccer program in an announcement made Monday afternoon by athletic director Dave Diles.


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UVA-Florida State men’s basketball game sold out

The UVA men’s basketball game against Florida State on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena is sold out. The sellout marks Virginia’s seventh of the season, its most since selling out eight games in 2007-08.


UVA football assistant Tom O’Brien retires after 40-year career

UVA associate head coach for offense and tight ends coach Tom O’Brien announced his retirement from coaching. O’Brien’s career spanned 40 seasons at four different schools, including 16 years as a head coach at Boston College and NC State.


Defense comes up big for JMU in 61-50 CAA win at Charleston

Junior guard Ron Curry (Pennsauken, N.J./Paul VI) scored a game-high 19 points and James Madison used stifling zone defense to pick up a 61-50 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory Monday night at TD Arena.


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Balanced offense leads George Mason past La Salle, 70-62

Behind four players each with 13 points, the George Mason men’s basketball team opened Atlantic 10 Conference play with a 70-62 victory over La Salle Saturday night in the Patriot Center.


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William and Mary dominates College of Charleston in CAA opener

In the most lopsided CAA victory in the program’s 30 years in the league, the William and Mary men’s basketball put the foot on the gas and never let off in dominating College of Charleston, 75-45, on Saturday afternoon at Kaplan Arena.


Strong shooting propels JMU past Towson in CAA opener, 61-52

James Madison shot 59.0 percent (23-of-39) from the floor, its highest shooting percentage in four years, en route to a 61-52 men’s basketball win over Towson in the Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturdayat the JMU Convocation Center.


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Georgia tops cold-shooting Norfolk State, 63-50

A cold shooting day doomed the Norfolk State men’s basketball team in a 63-50 loss to Georgia on Saturday afternoon at the Stegeman Coliseum.


East Tennessee State pulls away for 98-88 win over VMI

An 11-0 run midway through the second half broke open a four-point game and sent the East Tennessee State Buccaneers over the VMI Keydets, 98-88, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Friday night at Freedom Hall in Johnson City, Tenn.


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Richmond releases Spider name choices

The University of Richmond athletic department has announced the five name candidates for the men’s basketball team’s live spider mascot. Fans will now have the opportunity to vote on their favorite name for the only spider mascot in NCAA Division I athletics.


Longwood basketball expands broadcast reach

The Longwood basketball programs will receive unprecedented broadcast coverage this season, giving Lancer fans several options to follow the team for the rest of the 2014-15 seasons.


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New Year’s Resolutions for UVA basketball, football, baseball

What a year 2014 was for UVA sports. The baseball team was two innings away from a College World Series title, the basketball team won the ACC Tournament and was a #1 seed in the Big Dance, men’s soccer won a national title, women’s soccer was the national runner-up. And then … football.


George Washington holds off VMI rally, wins 80-60

A late 9-0 run broke open a single-digit contest and sent the George Washington Colonials past the VMI Keydets, 80-60, in non-conference men’s basketball action Tuesday at the Smith Center in Washington, D.C.


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#19 UNC holds off William and Mary comeback, 86-64

A valiant second-half rally came up short as the William and Mary men’s basketball team fell at No. 19 North Carolina, 86-64, on Tuesday night.


Longwood Athletics: The offseason that wasn’t

All seasons must end, not only for the body to recover after withstanding the grind of a full cross country season, but also to allow our student-athletes to shift their focus to academics.


Valparaiso runs past JMU men’s basketball, 79-52

Junior guard Winston Grays (Cleveland, Ohio/Benedictine) scored 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting and grabbed five rebounds, but the JMU men’s basketball team was unable to bounce back from a 24-point halftime deficit, falling to Valparaiso, 79-52, in the non-conference finale Monday night at the JMU Convocation Center.


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Richmond basketball hosts Northeastern on New Year’s Eve

Richmond finishes the non-conference season on New Year’s Eve against Northeastern at 4 p.m.


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President Obama on the end of combat mission in Afghanistan

Statement by President Obama on Sunday on the end of the combat mission in Afghanistan.


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Liberty men’s basketball switching to WLNI, WFIR

Beginning with Liberty’s men’s basketball game on Jan. 3, 2015 (vs. Presbyterian), Liberty Flames Sports Network radio broadcasts will move from the Victory FM Radio Network to WLNI and WFIR radio stations.


UVA-Davidson basketball game sold out

The Virginia men’s basketball game against Davidson on Tuesday, Dec. 30 at 6 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena is sold out. The sellout marks Virginia’s sixth of the season and most since selling out seven contests during the 2007-08 season.


Former Longwood soccer player impacting Farmville youth with Beyond The Numbers Club

Under normal circumstances, the question would not have alarmed Longwood women’s soccer player Amelia McConnell. But the circumstances that one night during her freshman year were anything but normal.


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George Mason men’s basketball tames Wright State, 68-60

The George Mason men’s basketball team handed Wright State its first home loss of the season and snapped a four-game win streak for the Raiders, defeating WSU 68-60 Tuesday night in the Nutter Center.


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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.


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.


Norfolk State takes down JMU men’s basketball in OT thriller, 74-71

Jeff Short tallied a career-best 30 points and Norfolk State shot 64 percent over the final 25 minutes while limiting James Madison to 27 percent in a 74-71 overtime win for the Spartans on Monday night in a non-conference men’s basketball game at the Convocation Center.


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U.S. sinking into lawlessness: And why might that be?

Conservative commentators are telling us in the wake of the senseless murders of two New York City cops on Saturday that the U.S. is about to sink into lawlessness because of the poisoned atmosphere surrounding ongoing protests of police killings of civilians in Missouri, Staten Island, Cleveland and a growing list of American cities.