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UVA ranked #3 in Collegiate Baseball preseason poll

Third-ranked UVA leads seven Atlantic Coast Conference baseball teams in Collegiate Baseball Newspaper’s preseason poll, tied for the most from any conference.


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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.


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Game Notes: #6 UVA basketball dominates Harvard

Harvard’s one first-half field goal Sunday at UVA tied the NCAA record for fewest made field goals in a half in the shot clock era (Savannah State, one second-half field goal at Kansas State on Jan. 7, 2008)


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.


CM Punk Rules: How UFC will make money with The Best in the World

CM Punk and Dana White aren’t doing business with any plans for their UFC experiment to fail, and there’s a way to make sure that it doesn’t fail.


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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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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.


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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.


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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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Liberty announces challenging 2015 football schedule

Following the program’s first-ever run in the NCAA FCS Playoffs, Liberty has announced it will face one of the most challenging schedules in program history when the Flames return to action during the 2015 season.


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UVA women’s soccer falls in national title game to FSU

The UVA women’s soccer team finished the 2014 season as the NCAA runner-up, falling to Florida State 1-0 Sunday afternoon in the Women’s College Cup final at FAU Stadium.


Line up the tomato cans: How will CM Punk fare in UFC?

Brock Lesnar was an NCAA heavyweight wrestling champion before leaving WWE to star in UFC. The best CM Punk can claim is that he has trained in MMA off and on for a few years.


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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.


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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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#4 UVA, #2 Florida State meet for NCAA women’s soccer national title on Sunday

The fourth-ranked UVA women’s soccer team will play in its first NCAA Tournament final Sunday as it meets second-ranked Florida State in the NCAA Women’s College Cup at Florida Atlantic University.


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#4 UVA women’s soccer advances to national championship game

The fourth-ranked UVA women’s soccer team advanced to its first NCAA Women’s College Cup final with a 3-1 semifinal victory over fifth-ranked Texas A&M Friday night at FAU Stadium.


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ACC Announces Autonomy Proposals

The ACC announced three legislative proposals that have been submitted to the NCAA as part of the recently adopted Division I autonomy process as approved by the league’s Council of Presidents.


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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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Liberty football rallies in second half, upsets JMU, 26-21, in playoffs

The Flames scored three times and held the No. 15/15 James Madison potent offense in check in the second half, allowing No. 20/23 Liberty to advance in the NCAA FCS Playoffs with a 26-21 win.


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#4 UVA women’s soccer upsets #1 UCLA, 2-1, to reach College Cup

The fourth-ranked UVA women’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA Women’s College Cup for the second consecutive year by upsetting top-ranked and reigning national champion UCLA 2-1 Friday night at Drake Stadium.


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Liberty football moves back into Top 25

Following a victory over No. 2/1 Coastal Carolina in Conway, S.C., Liberty has moved back inside both FCS top 25 polls heading into the first round of the NCAA FCS Playoffs.


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UVA football honored by AFCA for graduation rate

The UVA football team was one of 61 institutions recognized this week by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) for graduating at least 75 percent or more of their football student-athletes.


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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.


Undefeated Eastern Michigan tops Longwood for EMU Showcase crown

Longwood was the last team standing in the way of undefeated Eastern Michigan, but the Eagles took a 79-48 win over the Lancers Sunday to win the EMU Showcase at the EMU Convocation Center.


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#4 UVA women’s soccer blasts #14 Kentucky, 7-0, in NCAA second round

The fourth-ranked UVA women’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals for the third time in four years with a 7-0 victory over No. 14 Kentucky Sunday evening at Klöckner Stadium.


‘Hoos stepping up to fill void left by Joe Harris, Akil Mitchell at UVA?

The big question for UVA basketball coming into the 2014-2015 season had to do with who would step up to fill the voids left by the graduations of Joe Harris and Akil Mitchell.


JMU football earns playoff berth, will host Liberty on Saturday

The No. 15 JMU football team will host Big South Conference champion Liberty in the 2014 NCAA FCS Football Championship, the committee announced this morning.


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Liberty upsets #1 Coastal Carolina, 15-14, is playoff-bound

Liberty punched its ticket to the NCAA FCS Playoffs for the first time with a 15-14 victory over No. 2/1 Coastal Carolina, Saturday afternoon, at Brooks Stadium.


A tale of two halves: UVA comes back from sloppy first half to top George Washington

Everything was going right for George Washington, and wrong for ninth-ranked UVA.


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#4 UVA women’s soccer rolls into Sweet Sixteen with 3-0 win over #21 Rutgers

The fourth-ranked UVA women’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA Round of 16 for the 10th consecutive season with a 3-0 second round victory Friday night over No. 21 Rutgers.


Ninth-ranked UVA pulls away in second half, tops George Washington, 59-42

George Washington shot 20 percent from the field in the second half, and UVA used a 17-3 run to break open a tight game en route to a 59-42 win on Friday at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville.


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George Washington Basketball: What to watch for

George Washington is looking for a signature win early in its 2014-2015 schedule on the road at #9 UVA Friday night in the John Paul Jones Arena.


JMU men’s soccer shut out 6-0 in NCAA first round at #16 North Carolina

Making its 14th NCAA Tournament appearance in program history, the JMU men’s soccer team dropped a 6-0 decision to North Carolina on Fetzer Field Thursday night.


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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.


Not sure why UVA schedules South Carolina State

South Carolina State might have felt like John Paul Jones was home, considering, The Bulldogs opened the 2014-2015 season on the Left Coast with big losses at Pac-12 member Washington and then at San Francisco.


#9 UVA basketball defeats overmatched South Carolina State, 75-55

Ninth-ranked UVA got 17 points apiece from Malcolm Brogdon and Justin Anderson en route to an easy 75-55 win over an overmatched South Carolina State Tuesday night.


UVA pitching coach Karl Kuhn named Collegiate Baseball National Pitching Coach of the Year

UVA assistant coach Karl Kuhn has been named Collegiate Baseball’s 2014 National Pitching Coach of the Year, as announced Monday by the publication.


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UVA men’s soccer is #16 seed in NCAA Tournament

The UVA men’s soccer team has earned the No. 16 seed in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. On Sunday, UVA will play host to the winner of the Thursday match between UNC Wilmington and Bucknell.


JMU men’s soccer to face UNC in NCAA Tournament

After winning the CAA Tournament Sunday to clinch the conference’s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament, the JMU men’s soccer team has been selected to play North Carolina for the first round of the College Cup.