AFP on WREL: Ready for some football?


AFP editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.”

High-school football is in full swing as the calendar turns toward autumn. Is it too early to tell how our local teams will fare in the 2011 season?

College football gets going this weekend with a pair of intriguing matchups for Virginia Tech and UVa. Might one or the other have trouble with I-AA opponents Appalachian State and William and Mary?



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Team of Destiny: Inside UVA Basketball's improbable run

Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25.

The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

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