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Men’s tennis: No. 1 Virginia downs No. 9 UCLA, 6-1

The No. 1 Virginia men’s tennis team (5-0) defeated No. 9 UCLA, 6-1, on Tuesday night (Feb. 9) at the Boyd Tinsley Courts at the Boar’s Head Sports Center in Charlottesville, Va.


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Big plays: Key factor undermining UVA football through first third of 2015 season

I thought the issue with the UVA offense through the first third of the 2015 season was what it was able to do outside of the big plays to keep the chains moving.


UVA football: Ugly loss at UCLA begins march to end for Mike London era?

Two years ago, the NCAA passed a new rule allowing teams to begin basketball practice 42 days before their season opener. For UVA basketball, that would mean an Oct. 2 first practice, basically four weeks from yesterday.


Live Coverage: UVA football opens season at #13 UCLA

UVA football opens the 2015 season at #13 UCLA at 3:30 p.m. Saturday on Fox. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads our live coverage with game updates and analysis.


Preview: Is UVA football poised for upset at #13 UCLA?

UVA sports fans are nothing if not pessimistic about their football team’s chances in 2015, and they’re not alone. Writers and broadcasters who cover the ACC picked the Cavs dead last in the Coastal Division. Coach Mike London, in his sixth season, is a dead man walking, his seat nuclear hot.


UVA defense will make life difficult for UCLA freshman QB Josh Rosen

UVA is a 19- to 20-point underdog heading into its season opener Saturday at #13 UCLA. Interesting, when you think that the Bruins might have a hard time scoring 19 or 20 points.


What does UVA D have in store for UCLA freshman QB Josh Rosen?

UCLA is going with true freshman Josh Rosen as its starting quarterback for Saturday’s season opener with Virginia. Rosen was the top quarterback recruit in the class of 2015, according to Rivals, and the #2 recruit overall. The 6’4”, 210-pounder enrolled at UCLA in the spring and participated in spring practice.


#13 UCLA names true freshman Josh Rosen starting QB for UVA opener

UCLA head coach Jim Mora has named true freshman Josh Rosen his starting quarterback for the 13th-ranked Bruins’ Sept. 5 season opener with Virginia.


UVA, Virginia Tech look ahead to big-time openers

Virginia Tech opens the 2015 season at home on Labor Day night, national television, a sort of rarefied air for college football, the only big-time Monday night game of the college regular season.


That time Bill Roth called me: And didn’t complain

The news that Bill Roth is leaving Virginia Tech to take over as the voice of UCLA sports had me reflecting on a phone call that I received from the Voice of the Hokies more than seven years ago.


Voice of the Hokies Bill Roth leaving Virginia Tech for UCLA

The Virginia Tech athletics department announced today that the school’s longtime and popular radio play-by- play broadcaster, Bill Roth, is leaving his position to accept a similar position at UCLA.


UVA soccer All-American Eric Bird selected 41st Overall in MLS SuperDraft by Philadelphia Union

UVA soccer midfielder Eric Bird (Sr., Virginia Beach, Va.) was selected by the Philadelphia Union in the 2015 Major League Soccer SuperDraft on Thursday (Jan. 15). A second-round selection, Bird was the 41st overall pick.


Charleston Southern tops Nwogbo-less Longwood 68-54

It wasn’t a double team, a triple team or even foul trouble that finally stopped Longwood center Lotanna Nwogbo. It was his own hand.


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.


Big South favorite Coastal Carolina outlasts Longwood, 76-70

Shivaughn Wiggins hit six straight free throws in the final 1:06 to fight off another late Longwood comeback and lift Big South preseason favorite Coastal Carolina to a 76-70 win over the Lancers Thursday evening at the HTC Center.


Scott German: UVA basketball fans getting fat, happy

While in a local convenience store Wednesday evening before heading home after attending the UVA-N.C. State basketball game, I overheard two Cavalier basketball fans lamenting the fact that Virginia only won by 10 points against the Wolfpack.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


Greyson Lambert vs. Matt Johns: ‘Hoo was the better UVA QB?

Greyson Lambert was the starting quarterback for the UVA opener at home against Top 10 UCLA on Aug. 30, but he didn’t even make it to halftime.


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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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#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.