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Friendship Industries celebrates 50 years of work

To mark 50 years of providing persons with disabilities employment opportunities in commercial businesses, Friendship Industries is having a week of special events featuring two events.

Jim Ross gets us thinking: CM Punk vs. Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 31?

With Roman Reigns on the shelf following surgery, WWE world champ Brock Lesnar needs an opponent for WrestleMania 31. Jim Ross blogged this week on an intriguing possible fill-in for Reigns: CM Punk.

Video: #1 UVa. ready for #4 Michigan State in Sweet 16

UNC great JR Reid joins ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel to break down the huge matchup between Michigan State and UVa. in the Sweet 16. JR looks at all the head-to-head battles including frontcourt, backcourt, defense, coaching and intangibles before making a prediction on the game.

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Video: UVa. advances to Sweet 16

ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel and JR Reid discuss UVa.’s first two games of the 2014 NCAA Tournament, along with the upcoming Sweet 16. Who’s been bigger for Tony Bennett’s team? Are the Cavs better than Michigan State? And will Virginia bring home the bacon in the East? Find out in our Wright Brand Bacon Road to Texas.

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Video: UVa. advances to Sweet 16

UVa. advances to its first Sweet 16 since 1995 with a 78-60 win against Memphis on Sunday. JR Reid joins ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel to break down the game. JR and Jeff discuss the great performances from Joe Harris and Anthony Gill, the upcoming matchup with Michigan State, plus more!

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Video: #1 UVa. survives scare from #16 Coastal Carolina, 70-59

#1 seed UVa. advances to the Round of 32 with a win over Coastal Carolina. JR Reid joins Jeff Fischel to break down the Cavaliers’ NCAA Tournament opener. JR and Jeff talk about the performances of Evan Nolte and Anthony Gill, the Hoos’ upcoming game against Memphis, plus more!

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Video: JR Reid breaks down UVa.-Syracuse showdown

ACC Digital Network analyst JR Reid joins host Jeff Fischel to break down one of the biggest matchups on college basketball’s Saturday slate: Syracuse vs UVa. Find out the keys to the game and who JR thinks will come out on top.

Jim Ross: CM Punk is “burned out”

Jim Ross wrote today on his blog that he has not been in contact with CM Punk, who Ross helped bring to WWE back in his talent-relations days in the WWE office. “I’ve not reached (out) to one of my all time favorite wrestlers out in respect for his privacy,” Ross blogged. JR advised fans […]


Liberty holds off VMI rally, wins 85-80

In a game that featured 14 lead changes and saw neither team lead by more than nine, the Liberty Flames posted a 21-rebound advantage on the glass and survived a frantic late rally by the VMI Keydets to claim an 85-80 victory in Big South basketball action Saturday afternoon at Cameron Hall in Lexington, Va.