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Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with the media on Monday. The Cavaliers (5-6, 3-4 ACC) play at Virginia Tech (5-6, 2-5 ACC) on Friday in Blacksburg.

Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks to the media on Thursday. The Redskins (3-6) host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-8) on Sunday.

Bubble man rescued on run to Bahamas

Didn’t know you could run to the Bahamas, did you? Well, turns out you can’t, despite the best of intentions, as peace activist and endurance runner Reza Baluchi discovered this week.

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Herring brings $1.15B suit against banks for defrauding Virginia taxpayers

Attorney General Mark Herring today announced a historic lawsuit against some of the largest commercial banks in the world for fraud committed against Virginia taxpayers during the height of the real estate bubble.

Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters at training camp in Richmond, Va., on Aug. 10.

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Carolina Mudcats ride short game to 5-1 win over Salem

The Carolina Mudcats used 14 singles to post five runs in a 5-1 victory over the Salem Red Sox Tuesday night. Mudcats Adam Plutko was outstanding from start to finish in the victory.

Andy Schmookler: We see now more clearly all that the Supreme Court stole from the American people in Bush v. Gore

The decision in Bush v. Gore was so disgraceful on the face of it that the Court itself warned against using its “reasoning” in other cases. The five conservative justices elected Bush president.

Observations from Greensboro: The latest on ACC Baseball

Virginia, Florida State are top eight national seeds: Virginia (RPI 1) and Florida State (RPI 4) are merely playing for positioning in the top eight. Their Saturday night game could be a College World Series preview. (Funny how neither can play on Sunday in the ACC championship game with what has already happened here.)

Press Conference: New Jacksonville Jaquar Luke Bowanko

UVa. offensive lineman Luke Bowanko talks with reporters after being drafted by the Jacksonville Jaquars in the 2014 NFL Draft.

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Bubble Watch: Did NC State play its way in with win over Syracuse?

NC State has 21 wins, 11 in the ACC, and its signature win is also its most recent, a 66-63 victory over Syracuse in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals. Did the Pack play their way into the NCAA Tournament with the win over the Orange?

Has Florida State’s NCAA bubble burst?

Florida State sure could have used a win over ACC regular-season champ UVa. in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals on Friday.

Pitt has played its way off the NCAA bubble, right?

Twenty-four wins, 12 in the ACC. An RPI rating of 44. Pitt has nothing to worry about when it comes to Selection Sunday, does it?

Florida State and the NCAA bubble: Where do they meet?

Going into the 2014 ACC Tournament, Florida State was a first four out team in ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi’s rendering of the NCAA Tournament field. The ‘Noles knew they needed at least a win on Thursday in the second round against Maryland to get on the right side of the bubble. Not that FSU coach Leonard Hamilton is admitting that he even gave it a scintilla of thought or anything.

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Chris Graham: What do we learn from UVa. loss at Maryland?

#5 UVa.’s 13-game winning streak ended Sunday in overtime in a raucous environment at Comcast Center in College Park. What can we learn from the defeat, and how can Virginia move forward from the loss?

My Clean Kitchen: Pumpkin Butter-Easy, Simple Thanksgiving Treat

I’ve been trying to figure out what to bring to my in-laws for Thanksgiving. Jessica and I discussed a couple of options and came to the Pumpkin Butter idea! It worked out perfectly because the local Farm Market had these amazing Heirloom Pumpkins that were grown locally.

Chris Graham: Anti-government zealots on the public dole

Ken Cuccinelli loves quoting Ronald Reagan. Well, Ken, Ronald Reagan would say that you’re part of the problem, because you’re from the government, and you’re here to help.

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What does Virginia need to do to secure NCAA invite?

The short answer: win, early and often. Virginia (21-10, 11-7 ACC) is still listed as one of the last four teams in the NCAA Tournament field by ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi, but that is far from being the consensus feeling from those in the know.

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UVa. rallies, stuns Maryland, 61-58 in OT

UVa., down and apparently out in terms of its hopes for an NCAA Tournament bid, trailing by as many as 17 in the first half, somehow reversed fortune in the second half, forced an overtime period, and then got just enough in the extra session to win 61-58 over Maryland on Sunday.

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Chris Graham: Is UVa. back on the NCAA bubble?

The short answer: no, not yet, anyway. A review of the various self-appointed bracketologists still has UVa. getting an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament anywhere between a #9 seed and a #11 seed, which is significant because that means the Cavs are not being considered one of the final four teams into the field.