Chris Graham

chris graham espnChris Graham, the editor of AugustaFreePress.com, an award-winning journalist and editor, is a 1994 graduate of the University of Virginia, and has covered Virginia politics since 1997.

An author of six books, Chris also co-wrote a book on the history of University of Virginia basketball, Mad About U: Four Decades of Basketball at University Hall, which was published in 2006.

Chris has covered University of Virginia sports since 1995, and is a commentator on ESPN3 college football and baseball broadcasts.

This fall, Chris will serve as the play-by-play voice on radio broadcasts for VMI football, marking his fourth season as a broadcaster for Keydets’ radio broadcasts.

He is a member of the Football Writers Assocation of America, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

From 2009-2014, Chris was the play-by-play voice of the Waynesboro Generals, a team competing in the Valley Baseball League, a premier college summer baseball league affiliated with Major League Baseball and the NCAA.

The former co-host of “ACC Nation,” a syndicated radio show that ran for four years, ending in 2007, Chris is currently a contributor to “The Mark Moses Show” on 95.9-The Fan in Melbourne, Fla.

Chris also served as a member of the creative team and on-air TV commentator for Awesome Wrestling Entertainment on AWE’s Night of the Legends live pay-per-view event in 2011.

Chris wrote a book on that experience, The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, that was published in 2018.

He is also the former co-host of “Viewpoints” on WVPT, a weekly news affairs TV show that aired from 2016-2017.

 

Books by Chris Graham

The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever

Chris Graham offers a glimpse behind the curtain of the pro wrestling business in his new book, The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, the inside story of the 2011 Night of Legends, a live pay-per-view event featuring stars including WWE Hall of Famers Kevin Nash, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan and The Rock ‘n Roll Express that was met with almost universally negative reviews.

Mad About U: Four Decades of at University Hall, by Chris Graham and Patrick Hite, is a look at the players, coaches and memories of University Hall at the University of Virginia. From Barry Parkhill’s last-second shot to knock off No. 2 South Carolina to the struggles faced by coaches Barbara Kelly and Dan Bonner in the early years of UVa. women’s basketball to the excitement of the early 1980s in the House that Ralph Built to the move to JPJ – it’s all here.

 

 

Podcasts

 

 

The Latest

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Chris Graham, Scott German talk UVA-Georgia Tech: Podcast

- Chris Graham and Scott German look ahead to this weekend's UVA-Georgia Tech game, and talk some business with AugustaFreePress.com and JerryRatcliffe.com.
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The Waynesboro economic development director’s side gig: Optics, impact?

- “Hey, Greg, we need some hangers, when you get a chance.” This was directed at Greg Hitchin, the economic development director for the City of Waynesboro.
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Chris Graham, Rod Mullins get you ready for Homestead: Podcast

- Chris Graham and Rod Mullins talk NASCAR with the playoffs coming to the season finale at Homestead.
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UVA hoops ranked #4 in this week’s AP poll

- It doesn’t mean much, we know, but, UVA (2-0) jumped a spot, from 5 to 4, in this week’s AP Top 25.
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Big Game Preview: UVA faces Georgia Tech in key ACC Coastal showdown

- You’d love, as a UVA football fan, to have seen your ‘Hoos face Georgia Tech a few weeks back, when the Yellow Jackets were struggling, under .500.
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UVA wideout Olamide Zaccheaus left off Biletnikoff Award semifinalists list

- UVA wideout Olamide Zaccheaus is a bit of a surprise omission, to me, anyway, from the list of 11 semifinalists for the 2018 Biletnikoff Award, announced today by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation.
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Chris Graham, Scott German break down #5 UVA’s win over George Washington: Video

- Chris Graham and Scott German talk you through #5 UVA's uninspiring 76-57 win over George Washington.
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#5 UVA cruises past George Washington

- Fifth-ranked UVA got the big win you expected against overmatched George Washington on Sunday. And coach Tony Bennett got some stuff to work on with his team.
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Live Blog: Fifth-ranked UVA hosts George Washington in Sunday matinee

- Chris Graham leads our live blog from courtside at JPJ as #5 UVA hosts George Washington on Sunday at 2 p.m.
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Inside the Numbers: Was Liberty’s odd choice on fourth down a game-changer?

- Liberty trailed 31-24 early in the third quarter, and seemed to have Virginia on the ropes a bit.
UVA Athletics

Inside the Numbers: What’s up with the UVA offense?

- UVA gained 425 yards total offense in its 31-21 win over North Carolina on Oct. 20, the best output of the season since putting up 552 yards in the win over Ohio U. in Week 3.
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UVA Football: ‘Hoos outlast game Liberty squad, win 45-24

- The UVA defense was finally able to put the clamps down on Liberty after halftime, and the special teams made a couple of key contributions to help key a 45-24 ‘Hoos win on Saturday.