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UVA football adds Dave Borbely, Chris Beatty to coaching staff

UVA football head coach Mike London announced today the hiring of Dave Borbely as the offensive line coach and Chris Beatty as the running backs coach.


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Taking care of business: #2 UVA patiently dismantles Clemson

Second-ranked UVA led just 25-19 at the half, and Clemson had to feel some confidence going into the locker room.


Minutes becoming an issue for #3 UVA?

The quick answer: no. Though four UVA players logged 30+ minutes in the 61-51 win over N.C. State on Wednesday (London Perrantes 35, Malcolm Brogdon 34, Justin Anderson/Anthony Gill 32), only one Cav is averaging more than 30 minutes per game this season (Perrantes at 32.4).


Press Conference: UVA coach Tony Bennett

UVA coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the third-ranked Cavs defeated N.C. State, 61-51, on Wednesday.


Stay or go? UVA linebacker Max Valles declaring for NFL Draft

Remember when UVA linebacker Max Valles was adamant that he wasn’t going to declare for the NFL Draft? That was so-o-o last month.


#3 UVA basketball opens home ACC slate Wednesday vs. N.C. State

No. 3 UVA (13-0, 1-0 ACC) hosts NC State (11-4, 2-0 ACC) in its ACC home opener on Wednesday, Jan. 7. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.


UNC wide receiver T.J. Thorpe transfers to UVA, eligible immediately

Wide receiver and kick return specialist T.J. Thorpe (Durham, N.C.) has announced he will transfer to UVA for his final year of football eligibility.


UVA football assistant Tom O’Brien retires after 40-year career

UVA associate head coach for offense and tight ends coach Tom O’Brien announced his retirement from coaching. O’Brien’s career spanned 40 seasons at four different schools, including 16 years as a head coach at Boston College and NC State.


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#3 UVA escapes Miami in 2 OTs, 89-80

London Perrantes scored a career-high 26 points, a Justin Anderson three with 12.1 seconds left in the first overtime gave third-ranked UVA new life, and the Cavs outscored upset-minded Miami 18-9 in the second OT to escape with an 89-80 win Saturday in Coral Gables, Fla.


Press Conference: UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett

UVA basketball Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the third-ranked Cavs’ 83-72 win over Davidson on Tuesday.


Greyson Lambert vs. Matt Johns: ‘Hoo was the better UVA QB?

Greyson Lambert was the starting quarterback for the UVA opener at home against Top 10 UCLA on Aug. 30, but he didn’t even make it to halftime.


Mike London on Eli Harold decision to leave UVA

Mike London on Eli Harold’s decision to leave UVA to declare for the 2015 NFL Draft.


Craig Littlepage: Winning not important with UVA football

UVA athletics director Craig Littlepage may lose the last few supporters he has with his perspective on the importance of wins and losses with his department’s signature program.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins lost on Sunday, 24-0, to the St. Louis Rams.


Tempo no problem as UVA posts impressive win at VCU

Things had been going the way seventh-ranked UVA had wanted them to. Then Treveon Graham happened.


Game Notes: #7 UVA tops VCU, 74-57

Game Notes from the #7 UVA 74-57 win at VCU on Saturday in Richmond, Va.


#7 UVA cruises at VCU, 74-57

A floater by London Perrantes cooled off a VCU run, and seventh-ranked UVA took control with a 15-0 scoring spurt over a 5:14 stretch to pull out a 74-57 win at a rabid Siegel Center in Richmond, Va., on Saturday.


#7 UVA rolls past #21 Maryland, 76-65

Seventh-ranked UVA jumped out to an early 14-4 lead at #21 Maryland and was able to keep its distance from the Terps the rest of the way in posting a 76-65 win on Wednesday in College Park, Md.


Why Craig Littlepage doesn’t care: The UVA athletics money trail

Logic would seem to dictate that yet another losing season for UVA football under Mike London would bring about a financial impetus for change.


#8 UVA basketball escapes LaSalle, 64-56

Eighth-ranked UVA led fellow unbeaten LaSalle by 20 with 13 minutes left. Then the Cavs had to sweat out the victory in the final minutes.


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Game Notes: UVA and Virginia Tech hook up Friday night

UVA and Virginia Tech meet in the 2014 Commonwealth Clash on Friday at 8 p.m. in Blacksburg.


Odd timing to announcement about Mike London return to UVA

It was becoming clear that UVA Athletics Director Craig Littlepage was planning to bring football coach Mike London back in 2015. But what about the timing of the announcement?


Surprised at UVA move on Mike London?

UVA Athletics Director Craig Littlepage made it official on Wednesday, telling Wahoo Nation that football coach Mike London would be back for 2015, cooling the hot seat talk, for now, anyway.


UVA football coach Mike London to return for 2015 season

Mike London will return as head football coach at UVA for the 2015 season University of Virginia Director of Athletics Craig Littlepage announced on Wednesday.


Scott German: Smashmouth key to UVA, Virginia Tech football clash

November 29th, 2003. An important date in UVA football history. The last time the Cavaliers’ tasted victory against in-state rival Virginia Tech. seniors on this year’s squad were about 12 years old.


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Win or lose: Change is coming after UVA, Virginia Tech meet on Friday

Virginia Tech is averaging 362.0 yards and 23.3 points per game in 2014, a big fall-off from the Hokies’ most recent double-digit-win season, 2011, when that 11-3 squad averaged 413.0 yards and 27.9 points per game.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Tuesday. Virginia Tech (5-6, 2-5 ACC) hosts UVA (5-6, 3-4 ACC) on Friday at 8 p.m.


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.


Postgame: Interviews with UVA coach Mike London, players following Miami win

Interviews with UVA football coach MIke London and Cavs players following Virginia’s 30-13 win over Miami on Saturday.


Has Mike London saved his job?

At 4-6, on a four-game losing streak, Miami was probably the last must-win game for Mike London as the embattled UVA coach tried to fight his way off the hot seat.


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Preview: How does UVA football fare in another must-win game?

Might the ‘Hoos be competitive on Saturday against a Miami team that UVA has had some success against in the London era, winning three of the four games in the series under London?


UVA football coach Mike London sidesteps questions on future

UVA football coach Mike London was asked at his Monday press conference about his job status. As he has all season when asked about his future, London sidestepped the question.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. Virginia (4-6, 2-4 ACC) hosts Miami (6-4, 3-3 ACC) on Saturday at 7 p.m.


JMU football is playoff bound: UVA could learn a lesson there

Is the problem at UVA lack of talent on the roster? The recruiting numbers would suggest, as they did at this time last year with respect to JMU, no.


Postgame: Interviews with UVA coach Tony Bennett, players following 67-39 win over Norfolk State

Interviews with UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett and players London Perrantes, Mike Tobey, Justin Anderson, Malcolm Brogdon and Marial Shayok following the Cavs’ 67-39 win over Norfolk State on Sunday.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters after the 34-20 loss to Florida State on Saturday night.


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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GameDay Blog: UVA football at Florida State

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads a live GameDay Blog for Saturday’s ACC football clash between UVA (4-5, 2-3 ACC) and #2 Florida State (8-0, 5-0 ACC). Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m.


UVA basketball players Evan Nolte, London Perrantes suspended for JMU game

UVA junior forward Evan Nolte and sophomore guard London Perrantes have been suspended for the Cavaliers’ two preseason scrimmages and the season-opener at JMU.


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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.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. Virginia (4-5, 2-3) travels to Tallahassee, Fla., to take on #2 Florida State (8-0, 5-0 ACC0 on Saturday at 6:30 p.m..


Author Bruce Holsinger to read from thriller at W&L

Author and scholar Bruce Holsinger, professor of English at the University of Virginia, will give a Glasgow reading at Washington and Lee University on Monday.


What happens when Mike London returns for a sixth season with UVA football?

No doubt that UVA athletics director Craig Littlepage will cite some vague notion of “improvement” as the rationale for giving Mike London yet another chance to get things turned around.


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.


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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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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.


Andrew S. Ryan: UVA football gets London-ed

Mike London might be passionate, might be charismatic, might be well-meaning, but he just doesn’t convey confidence of having superior football intellect for a guy making millions.


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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.


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks UVA, Virginia Tech football on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM. Chris breaks down UVA football’s gut-wrenching 28-27 loss to North Carolina on Saturday and talks about the hot seat that Virginia Cavaliers coach Mike London is on with four games to go in the 2014 season.


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.