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The Voice finalist Evan McKeel to perform at Richmond basketball game on Tuesday

Evan McKeel, a Richmond native and contestant on the NBC TV show, “The Voice,” will be singing the national anthem at Tuesday’s Richmond basketball game.


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Jim Gilmore on TV: Former Virginia governor has ad in early voting states

Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore is running TV spots in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina to bolster his campaign for the Republican Party presidential nomination.


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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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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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Davidson shoots past Richmond, 81-67

Davidson’s Jack Gibbs scored 32 points to lead Davidson (10-2, 1-0) past Richmond (7-7, 0-1) in the teams’ Atlantic 10 opener at Belk Arena on Saturday night.


Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. comes to Charlottesville Jan. 10

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., the dreadlocked classic crooner vocalist who won season six of NBC Television’s America’s Got Talent, a $1 million grand prize, and a Columbia Records contract, will be performing in Charlottesville at Paramount Theater, at 215 East Main Street, at 8 p.m.


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Northeastern hits game-winner in final minute to stun Richmond

Richmond put three players in double figures, but Northeastern hit a game-winning three-pointer in the final minute to win, 58-57.


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Richmond Spiders earn holiday victory, 57-53, over IUPUI

Richmond hit 10 three-pointers and the Spider backcourt of Kendall Anthony and ShawnDre’ Jones combined for 30 points as UR defeated IUPUI, 57-53, in the Gotham Classic finale.


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Country star Scotty McCreery coming to The Paramount in Charlottesville

In two short years, Scotty McCreery became one of country’s hottest new stars, with album sales topping 1.6 million, including a platinum-selling debut album that made Billboard history.


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William and Mary football rises in national rankings

After earning a lopsided victory at Towson on Saturday, the William and Mary football team moved up in both major Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) polls this week.


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#23 William and Mary football keeps playoff hopes alive with 37-14 win over Towson

The No. 24/23 William and Mary football team kept its playoff aspirations alive with a 37-14 victory at Towson on Saturday afternoon.


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ACC, ESPN set game time for UVA-Miami football on Saturday

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced tonight the start time for Virginia’s Nov. 22 home football game with Miami. The game will be televised by ESPN2 and will kickoff at 7 p.m.


West Wing Reports Paul Brandus to serve as Executive-in-Residence at W&L

The Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics will host West Wing Reports Paul Brandus as its fall 2014 Executive-in-Residence.


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Thanks, TLC, for foisting the Honey Boo Boo clan on us

The world is a better place for the disaster that was Honey Boo Boo being off the air. The shame is what it took to get TLC to throw the show into the dumpster from whence it had sprung.


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United Nations of Comedy Tour comes to The Paramount

The United Nations of Comedy Tour returns to the Paramount Theater for the 4th consecutive year on Saturday, November 15.


Streaking JMU football enters national rankings

James Madison football has cracked the top 25 nationally for the first time this season, entering the Sports Network Poll at No. 25 Monday.


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Bitcoin’s prices will be sunk by attrition

Bitcoin (BTC) is about to experience attrition. This means that some merchants who currently accept the cryptocurrency will change course, and stop taking payments in BTC.


United Nations of Comedy Tour presents NBC Last Comic Standing’s Adrienne Iapalucci at Court Square Theater

The United Nations of Comedy Tour presents one of New York’s funniest comedians, Adrienne Iapalucci, live on stage at Court Square Theater, Friday, November 14th.


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Game Notes: #10 William and Mary football at #4 New Hampshire

After a bye week, the No. 10/11 William and Mary football team will return to action when it plays at No. 4/6 New Hampshire on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The top-10 showdown will be televised live nationally on NBC Sports Network.


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University of Richmond men’s basketball announces home game times

The Richmond Spiders men’s basketball program has announced home game times for the 2014-15 season.


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Robert Hurt votes to allow Americans to keep their healthcare plans

Congressman Robert Hurt’s (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 3522, the Employee Healthcare Protection Act of 2014, which would allow health insurance plans that were on the group market during the 2013 year be offered through 2018.


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Richmond men’s basketball unveils 2014-15 schedule

The University of Richmond has released its 2014-15 men’s basketball schedule, head coach Chris Mooney announced Wednesday.


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George Mason men’s basketball unveils 2014-15 schedule

The George Mason men’s basketball team will play 14 home games during the 2014-15 season as unveiled on Wednesday in conjunction with the Atlantic 10 Conference schedule release.


WWE and the Brock Lesnar Blues

All indications are that WWE wants to keep its world title on Brock Lesnar through WrestleMania 31 for a main-event match with Roman Reigns.


Why have John Cena in a Brock Lesnar rematch at WWE Night of Champions?

Triple H announced Tuesday night during the TV taping for WWE Main Event that former WWE champ John Cena will utilize the rematch clause in his contract to challenge new champ Brock Lesnar in the main event at the next WWE pay-per-view, Night of Champions.


Insulting your consumers: What’s best for business, WWE?

Paul Levesque, known to wrestling fans as Triple H, the 13-time WWE world champion and now executive vice president of the company, doesn’t like WWE fans. At least that’s the impression that he gave in cutting a promo, using the parlance of wrestling, on WWE’s flagship weekly TV show, Monday Night Raw, this week.


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Seven William and Mary football games to be televised in 2014

William and Mary football fans unable to make it to games this season will have multiple opportunities to follow the team on television, as seven of the Tribe’s contests will be broadcast live.


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Last Comic Standing tour coming to The Paramount

NBC’s hit show The Last Comic Standing is going on the road and America’s funniest new comedians will be performing live at The Paramount on Friday, October 10.


Jeff Jarrett closer to TV deal?

TNA founder Jeff Jarrett announced on Tuesday that his Global Force Wrestling company has signed a deal with 25/7 Productions and David Broome, the creator of NBC’s The Biggest Loser to produce GFW TV shows.


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George Washington defeats George Mason men’s basketball, 75-69

Jalen Jenkins recorded his second career double-double and Johnny Williams tied his career-high in points, but it was not enough as George Washington earned a point in the Revolutionary Rivalry with a 75-69 victory on Saturday.


Bob Marshall: McAuliffe thinks he can get away with it

“If [Governor-elect] Mr. McAuliffe thinks he can usurp powers of the legislature, he’s courting a divorce before the honeymoon… this is Virginia, not Washington.” That’s what I told the Charlottesville NBC affiliate recently when asked to comment about McAuliffe’s plan to extend special protections to certain classes of state employees.


James Madison men’s basketball slotted seventh in preseason CAA poll

Defending Colonial Athletic Association champion James Madison was selected to place seventh among nine teams in the league for the 2013-14 season as announced at Tuesday’s CAA media day event held at the Inner Harbor Renaissance Hotel.


CAA, NBC reach deal on TV rights for basketball, football

The Colonial Athletic Association has reached five-year agreements with the NBC Sports Group that will provide the most extensive and comprehensive exposure of the conference in its history with coverage on NBC Sports Network and across the group’s regional sports networks. The agreements, which begin with the 2012-13 season and runs through 2016-17, will provide […]


A merger that isn’t Comcastic

On Dec. 3, 2009, the cable giant Comcast announced plans to buy NBC/Universal from General Electric in a $28 billion merger. Ever since, lawmakers in Washington and legions of activists have been raising the alarm about the threat such a deal would pose to telecommunication workers, cable and Internet users, and communities of color. As […]