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Marquise Moore paces George Mason past Iona, 86-81

The George Mason men’s basketball team picked up its second straight win Saturday night defeating Iona, 86-81, in the Patriot Center.


JMU men’s basketball falls to High Point, 80-71

Sophomore guard Jackson Kent (High Point, N.C./High Point Christian) tied a career high with 18 points but High Point used a second-half surge to get past James Madison, 80-71, in men’s basketball on Saturdayevening at the JMU Convocation Center.


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UVA releases 2015 men’s lacrosse schedule

UVA men’s lacrosse head coach Dom Starsia announced the team’s 2015 schedule today. The challenging slate features 13 games, including seven home contests at Klöckner Stadium.


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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.


Game on: What happens if colleges can’t rely on student fees to fund athletics anymore?

The dirty little secret of college athletics is that they don’t pay for themselves, even football and men’s basketball, and that any athletics department budget is balanced on the backs of kids who don’t play college sports, may not attend any games and have to borrow money and work part-time jobs for the privilege.


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George Mason men’s basketball routs Catawba, 99-69

Junior Shevon Thompson notched his third double-double of the season leading the George Mason men’s basketball team to a 99-69 rout over Catawba in the RAC Wednesday night.


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Senior Erik Copes leaves George Mason basketball team

Senior Erik Copes has decided to leave the George Mason men’s basketball program for personal reasons, announced head coach Paul Hewitt.


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.


Staunton Parks and Recreation Department receives multiple awards

The Staunton Parks and Recreation Department received three state awards at the Virginia Recreation and Park Society (VRPS) Annual Awards Presentation at the VRPS Annual Conference on Monday, December 8.


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Virginia Tech helped hatch modern turkey industry

A.L. Dean was much more interested in birds such as warblers and robins than he was in turkeys when he was the head of the Department of Poultry Science at Virginia Tech in the 1920s.


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Kick ‘em while they’re up: UCLA coach insists Bruins were ‘better team’

The “better team” lost on Sunday. That’s what UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo was selling after his Bruins fell to UVA in the national championship game on Sunday in penalty kicks.


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UVA men’s soccer brings home national title with PKs win over UCLA

The UVA men’s soccer team earned the NCAA championship over UCLA Sunday afternoon following a penalty-kick shootout in front of 8,015 fans at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C.


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Morgan Brian named finalist for MAC Hermann Trophy

UVA senior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) was named one of the three women’s finalists for the 2014 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy.


JMU drops 70-58 men’s basketball decision at East Carolina

JMU led by as much as 11 in the first half but could not hang on to the advantage, as East Carolina surged to a 70-58 victory in men’s basketball on Saturday evening at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.


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UVA men’s soccer advances to NCAA championship game

The UVA men’s soccer team advanced to the national championship game with a 1-0 victory over UMBC Friday in the semifinals of the NCAA College Cup.


UVA-Harvard basketball game sold out

The UVA men’s basketball game against Harvard on Sunday, Dec. 21 at 12 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena is sold out.


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UVA men’s soccer battles UMBC Friday in NCAA College Cup Semifinals

The UVA men’s soccer team matches up with UMBC at 5 p.m. Friday (Dec. 12) in the semifinals of the NCAA College Cup, hosted at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C.


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College rape culture: One in five? Or more like one in 40?

It almost seems hyperinflated, the statistic that we hear cited about how one in five women who go to college are raped at some point during their time on their campus.


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Craig Littlepage: Winning not important with UVA football

UVA athletics director Craig Littlepage may lose the last few supporters he has with his perspective on the importance of wins and losses with his department’s signature program.


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VCU researchers discover that schizophrenia risk is diminished by high IQ

High intelligence could protect against the development of schizophrenia in people who have a genetic predisposition for the disease.


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,


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UVA men’s soccer advances to second straight College Cup

The UVA men’s soccer team advanced to its second straight NCAA College Cup after winning a penalty-kick shootout, 5-4, against No. 8 seed Georgetown Saturday.


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Silver linings in Rolling Stone rape fiasco

Rolling Stone alleged a gang rape at UVA and now doubts its own report. I have no knowledge of the matter. Maybe the victim was completely honest. Maybe she was largely honest but too drunk, or just too traumatized, to remember which fraternity house she was in. Maybe she made it all up.


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Star City Slam seeks Roanokers to play hoops for healthcare

The first annual Star City Slam 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament will take place next month to benefit New Horizons Healthcare, which provides healthcare services and education to people in Roanoke.


Press Conference: VCU basketball coach Shaka Smart

VCU men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart discusses the Rams’ upcoming matchup against 7th-ranked UVA.


Nation’s alley-oop secures JMU’s 63-61 win over Campbell

An alley-oop dunk by junior guard Andre Nation with 2.3 seconds left to play gave James Madison a thrilling 63-61 men’s basketball victory over Campbell on Tuesday at the JMU Convocation Center.


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UVA President Teresa Sullivan meets with students regarding sexual assault

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan met with students today about sexual assault issues and the University’s path forward.


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#16 UVA men’s soccer upsets top seed Notre Dame, 1-0, in NCAA Tournament

The UVA men’s soccer team upset top-seeded Notre Dame, 1-0, Sunday evening in the third round of the NCAA tournament at Alumni Stadium in Notre Dame, Ind.


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William and Mary downs Wofford, 66-62

The William and Mary men’s basketball shot a season-high 65.6 percent from the floor in downing defending Southern Conference Champion Wofford, 66-62, on Saturday.


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George Mason wins on three-quarter-court buzzer beater

Redshirt sophomore Jalen Jenkins sank a three-quarter court shot from just beyond Manhattan’s foul line to give Mason a 64-63 victory Saturday afternoon over Manhattan in the Patriot Center.


#21 West Virginia blasts VMI basketball, 103-72

The #21 West Virginia Mountaineers forced 36 turnovers en route to a 103-72 win over the VMI Keydets in men’s basketball action Wednesday night at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, W. Va.


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UVA announces radio coverage for football, basketball on Friday night

With the announcement by the Atlantic Coast Conference of an 8 p.m. kickoff time for the UVA at Virginia Tech football game on Friday, Nov. 28, UVa’s football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams will be competing at the same time.


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Virginia State Police reminds motorists to be safe for Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year, which increases Virginians’ risks of being involved in a serious or deadly traffic crash.


JMU men’s basketball tops Colgate, 77-71, for third straight win

Sophomore forward Yohanny Dalembert scored a career-high 20 points on 6-of-8 shooting to lead JMU to a 77-71 victory over Colgate on Monday at the JMU Convocation Center.


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President Obama, Defense Secretary Hagel comment on Hagel’s resignation

About a year ago, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel was visiting our troops in the Republic of Korea thanking them for their service and answering their questions.


VMI not extending contract of football coach Sparky Woods

VMI Athletics Director Dr. Dave Diles announced today that the contract of head football coach Sparky Woods will not be extended.


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#22 UVA men’s soccer headed to Sweet Sixteen

The 22nd-ranked Virginia men’s soccer team rallied to top UNC Wilmington, 3-1, Sunday afternoon in the second round of the NCAA tournament at Klöckner Stadium.


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George Mason loses third straight in Puerto Rico

On the final day of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, the College of Charleston escaped with a 61-60 win over George Mason men’s basketball despite a buzzer-beater attempt by the Patriots.


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William and Mary basketball wins third straight, downs Rice, 69-65

The William and Mary men’s basketball team won its third straight, downing Rice, 69-65, at Tudor Fieldhouse on Saturday night.


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Bob Goodlatte: Unconstitutional actions must be stopped

I will work with my colleagues in both the House and the Senate to stop the President’s unconstitutional actions from being implemented.