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Good effort, expected result: UVA football remains in stasis

If winning six games was what UVA football coach Mike London needs to do to keep his job, he’s a loss away from the moving vans backing up to his office in Bryant Hall.


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Game Preview: Can UVA football pull the shocker at #2 Florida State?

Three weeks ago, when UVA was 4-2 at the midway point of what needed to be a turnaround season, it was plausible to think that the November game with #2 FSU could be competitive.


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Game Notes: UVA football travels to #2 Florida State

UVA football (4-5, 2-3 ACC) travels to #2 Florida State (8-0, 5-0 ACC) for an ACC game on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in Tallahassee, Fla.


Mike London can still save his job: All he has to do is beat FSU

The conventional wisdom is that Mike London came into the 2014 season knowing that there was a magic number that would keep him employed at the University of Virginia.


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UVA Sports Today talks Virginia Cavaliers football blues, but hoops is around the corner

UVA Sports Today with host Jeff Fife and August Free Press editor Chris Graham spans the Virginia Cavaliers sports seasons.


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Pundits split on midterms: Winds blowing toward Republicans?

University of Virginia political science professor Larry Sabato is forecasting a Republican wave in the 2014 midterm elections on Tuesday.


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Atlantic Coast Conference announces game times, ACC TV networks for Nov. 15

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the following game times and ACC TV networks for its football games of Nov. 15.


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ACC Football Players of the Week for Nov. 3

Four student-athletes from Florida State head up the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week following their performances in last Thursday night’s 42-31 win at Louisville.


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Virginia peanut yields predicted to increase by 26 percent

Virginia peanut growers are hoping this year’s crop will be 26 percent larger than last year’s, a great recovery from recent years of low production.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters after the Cavs (4-5, 2-3 ACC) lost at Georgia Tech (7-2, 4-2 ACC) on Saturday, 35-10.


JMU rallies, tops William and Mary, 31-24: Dukes in playoff hunt?

James Madison rallied from a 24-13 fourth-quarter deficit, getting the go-ahead score with 47 seconds to go on a pass from Vad Lee to DeAndre Smith, to top William and Mary, 31-24, on Homecoming at Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg, Va., on Saturday.


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Backs against the wall: And UVA football comes out listless

Georgia Tech had two touchdowns on the board before UVA could manage a first down on Saturday in Bobby Dodd Stadium. The Cavaliers, for their part, had three three-and-outs in their first four offensive series.


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Live Blog: UVA football vs. Georgia Tech

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will lead a live blog during today’s ACC football game between UVA (4-4, 2-2 ACC) and Georgia Tech (6-2, 3-2 ACC).


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When do we start looking ahead to 2016?

The 2016 presidential election is two years away. Hard to believe, ain’t it? I mean, didn’t we just have one of them presidential elections?


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Backs against the wall: Does UVA football come out swinging at Georgia Tech?

The margin of error is gone for UVA football coach Mike London, whose tenure as the Virginia Cavaliers head man is tenuous after a 28-27 loss to North Carolina last weekend.


Insult? Defending ACC champ UVA tabbed fourth in preseason conference poll

UVA won the ACC title in 2013-2014, return seven of their top nine scorers and add a heralded freshman class. The writers who cover the ACC see the Cavs the same as they did heading into last season.


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Game Notes: UVA football at Georgia Tech in ACC matchup

Virginia Cavaliers football heads to Atlanta Saturday to face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the first of two consecutive road ACC games for the Cavaliers. The game will be televised on ESPNU.


Unscientific Analysis: How many games has UVA coach Mike London, staff, cost the team?

Augusta Free Press staffer Scott German, on the drive back from Charlottesville after Saturday’s 28-27 UVA football loss to North Carolina, the latest in a string of Virginia defeats that fans could attribute, fairly or not, to poor coaching decisions by Mike London and his staff, posited that London could personally be blamed “for at least 10 to 12 losses” in his four-plus seasons at the helm.


Maryland woman arrested in Waynesboro with large stash of meth

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Maryland woman early Sunday morning after they found her passed out in a wrecked car loaded with suspected methamphetamine.


Press Conference: Virginia Cavaliers football coach Mike London

Virginia Cavaliers football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. UVA football (4-4, 2-2 ACC) plays at Georgia Tech (6-2, 3-2 ACC) on Saturday in Atlanta, Ga.


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ACC football game times, TV for Nov. 6-8

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the following game times and TV networks for ACC football games of Nov. 6-8.


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ACC announces football players of the week

Three student-athletes each from Miami and Clemson were recognized as the Atlantic Coast Conference announced its Football Players of the Week following the games of Thursday night and Saturday.


Vad Lee shines as JMU football tops Charlotte in shootout

Junior quarterback Vad Lee (Durham, N.C./Hillside (Georgia Tech)) recorded more than 400 yards of total offense and produced six touchdowns to lead the James Madison to a 48-40 victory over host Charlotte in non-conference football Saturday afternoon at Jerry Richardson Stadium.


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Press Conference: Virginia Cavaliers football coach Mike London

Highlights from the postgame press conference with Virginia Cavaliers football coach Mike London after UVA’s 28-27 loss to North Carolina on Saturday in Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.


Another devastating loss: The end of the Mike London era?

For the fourth time this season, UVA lost a game in which it outplayed its opponent statistically. Which suggests that there is talent in the program. And suggests that the problem isn’t on the field, but with the guys in headsets.


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Can UVA football bounce back against improving UNC?

Two weeks ago, UVA football stock was up, UNC football stock was down. Virginia was 4-2 and alone atop the ACC Coastal Division, North Carolina was 2-3 and on its way to a sure beatdown at Notre Dame.


UVA women’s basketball picked 10th in preseason ACC poll

The UVA women’s basketball team has been predicted to finish 10th in the official 2014-15 Blue Ribbon Panel Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Poll and ninth in a polling of the ACC head coaches in results announced Wednesday (Oct. 22) by the conference office.


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ACC, Notre Dame announce football playing dates through 2025

The ACC and Notre Dame have announced their football playing dates through the 2025 season, formally sealing the partnership that began this season and will feature an average of five games per year over a 12-year span.


Matt Johns: Is he the guy at quarterback for UVA football?

Greyson Lambert was anointed as starting quarterback by UVA football coach Mike London coming out of the spring, supplanting last year’s starter, David Watford, who slid to second on the depth chart.


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ACC announces game times, TV networks for Oct. 30-Nov. 1

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the following game times and ACC TV networks for its football games of Oct. 30-Nov. 1.


UVA hires first chief medical information officer

To help University of Virginia Health System care providers take full advantage of technology to enhance patient care, UVA has named its first chief medical information officer (CMIO).


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UVA golfer Derek Bard wins U.S. Collegiate title

Sophomore Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) shot 8-under 64 to run away with the individual title and help the 25th-ranked UVA men’s golf team to a second-place finish at the U.S. Collegiate Championship at The Golf Club of Atlanta.


Press Conference: Duke coach David Cutcliffe

Interviews with Duke football coach David Cutcliffe and Duke players after the Blue Devils’ 20-13 win over UVA on Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C.


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Live Blog: UVA football in key game at ACC rival Duke

UVA (4-2, 2-0 ACC) travels to Duke (5-1, 1-1 ACC) today for a key ACC contest. The ‘Hoos are alone atop the ACC Coastal Division standings after home wins over Louisville (23-21, Sept. 13) and Pitt (24-19, Oct. 4). Duke, the defending Coastal champ, is coming off a 31-25 win at Georgia Tech last weekend. The Blue Devils have won five of the last six in the series with UVA.


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How does UVA football match up with defending ACC Coastal champ Duke?

Duke football is riding about as high as you can get in that sport on that campus. A 5-1 start on the heels of a 10-win season that landed the Blue Devils in the 2013 ACC Championship Game and the Chick-fil-A Bowl is what David Cutcliffe has fans almost expecting now.


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Game Notes: UVA football key ACC game at Duke

UVA (4-2, 2-0 ACC) travels to Duke (5-1, 1-1 ACC) on Saturday for a key ACC contest. The ‘Hoos are alone atop the ACC Coastal Division standings after home wins over Louisville (23-21, Sept. 13) and Pitt (24-19, Oct. 4). Duke, the defending Coastal champ, is coming off a 31-25 win at Georgia Tech last weekend. The Blue Devils have won the last five in the series with UVA.


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Rivalry? Duke has been the hammer, UVA football the nail

Remember when it was shameful to say that your football team lost to Duke? Entering the 2008 season, UVA football owned Duke, as to that point the rest of the ACC had, with Virginia having won 17 of the last 19 in the series. Which made the 31-3 beatdown that the Blue Devils handed to the ‘Hoos in ’08 so shocking.


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ACC announces football game times, TV for Oct. 23-25

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today the start time for Virginia’s Oct. 25 Homecomings football game against North Carolina. The game will be televised the ACC Network and will begin at 12:30 p.m.


Idle UVA takes over first in ACC Coastal

Didn’t expect much news on the UVA football front with the ‘Hoos off this week, but there was news of a sort: Virginia now sits atop the ACC Coastal Division standings by virtue of Duke’s 31-25 win at Georgia Tech Saturday afternoon.


UVA football midterm grades: Is an A possible?

A critic of Mike London commenting on Augusta Free Press this week pointed to the anemic offensive efficiency rating for the UVA offense in the ESPN Football Power Index. Yikes, yeah, 89th in the country among the 128 FBS teams. That’s bad, beyond bad.