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A two-out, three-run homer by Matt Wieters in the ninth lifted Baltimore to a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels late Saturday night.
The highlight of a good WWE Hell in a Cell pay-per-view at a sold-out Staples Center in Los Angeles was the return of four-time world champion Alberto Del Rio, who was the surprise opponent for U.S. champ John Cena in the show’s opening match.
It’s hard to imagine a worse way to start a make-or-break season. The UVA defense allowed UCLA to gain over 500 yards, and the Cavs’ offense couldn’t run the ball, and couldn’t convert in the red zone when it mattered.
Two years ago, the NCAA passed a new rule allowing teams to begin basketball practice 42 days before their season opener. For UVA basketball, that would mean an Oct. 2 first practice, basically four weeks from yesterday.
UVA football opens the 2015 season at #13 UCLA at 3:30 p.m. Saturday on Fox. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads our live coverage with game updates and analysis.
The top-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team trailed at halftime, but a furious rally in the second half helped the Cavaliers (4-0-0) pick up a road win at No. 8 UCLA (2-2-0) with a 2-1 victory on Friday night.
This month, the nation will acknowledge two political milestones. On Aug. 9, we mark the one-year anniversary of the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Two days later, we mark the 50th anniversary of the uprising in Watts. A third civil disturbance, located in time between these two, offers lessons learned from the failures of 1965.
Wright shines in O’s debut: Baltimore tops Angels, 3-0
3-2 series all the way around: Atlanta got a stickback from Al Horford with 1.9 seconds left to top Washington, 82-81, and Golden State dominated Memphis in a 98-78 laugher Wednesday night, pushing the Hawks and Warriors, the top seeds in the Eastern and Western playoffs, to 3-2 series leads.
The Virginia Tech athletics department announced today that the school’s longtime and popular radio play-by- play broadcaster, Bill Roth, is leaving his position to accept a similar position at UCLA.
Millennium Magazine spoke with Tiki Barber, the former New York Giant and UVA football star, now the principal at Thuzio, the book agency for sport talent that offers the perfect sports fan experience whether it’s personal appearances, motivational sport talks or playing a game with a famous sports figure.
The Lynchburg Hillcats announced that longtime Assistant General Manager Ronnie Roberts is being promoted to General Manager, and current President/General Manager Paul Sunwall will continue in his role as President.
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.
After rolling to three easy wins to start the 2014-2015 season, the Fishburne Military School postgrad team took a big step up in competition on Thursday, facing a Miller School team featuring a pair of players getting serious D1 looks.
Phillip A. Goff, associate professor of social psychology at UCLA, will be the keynote speaker at the Implicit Bias Mini-Conference at Washington and Lee University.
This week marks the debut of Inside Fishburne PG Basketball with FMS coach Ed Huckaby and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham. The first show of the 2014-2015 season features an interview with Devenir Duruisseau, a 6’9″, 240-pound forward from Los Angeles who has committed to the University of Washington.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has decided to appeal the Vergara decision on teacher tenure and other traditional job protections for teachers. This isn’t a surprising move, considering how much political backing Brown has received from teachers’ unions.
A special event related to the Men Who Quilt exhibit will be a lecture on Oct. 25 by well-known quilt maker Jonathan Gregory, Assistant Curator of Exhibitions at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska.
As a screenwriter for thirtysomething, Grey’s Anatomy and Party of Five, Ann Lewis Hamilton has repeatedly captured the drama of family life in all its forms—the frank, funny and forthright moments that define our relationships.
UVA men’s golfer Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) advanced to the quarterfinals of the 114th U.S. Amateur Championships in dramatic fashion Thursday by using a come-from behind rally over his final five holes at the Atlanta Athletic Club.
President Obama at a private event in Los Angeles: “I’ve got two years left in this presidency. I want to get a whole bunch of stuff done. I need your help. So let’s go out there and work.”
Jason Reed, Ph.D., an assistant professor at VCU, has been awarded a roughly $2 million grant with a collaborator at UCLA to develop a new method to rapidly determine how a cancerous tumor responds to a battery of candidate therapies.
Attending planning & zoning or city council meetings is a first line of defense against letting polluters in. Be prepared by getting meeting agendas in advance and looking for red flags that can be discussed with the powers-that-be in person or at public sessions.
Newsmax TV has signed a distribution deal with DirecTV and is accelerating toward a national launch that expects to reach 40 percent of U.S. cable and satellite homes by the end of this year.
California Chrome won the Preakness Stakes on May 17 in a thrilling follow-up to his commanding win in the Kentucky Derby.
The NBA has a huge public-relations problem on its hands with Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s private comments on race that have seen become very public. The question is, What should the NBA do with Sterling, and even more to the point, what can the Association do with Sterling, who has owned the Clippers since 1981?
WTA’s Gateway will present the documentary film, ‘A Band Called Death’ by Waynesboro’s own Jeff Howlett, co-director, and scored by Sam Retzer.
Abigal Johnson, junior at Robert E. Lee High School, was the Grand Award Winner of the Shenandoah Valley Regional Science Fair at JMU on March 12 and placed second in Environmental Science in the Virginia State Science Fair this past Saturday at VMI
CM Punk is on the guest list for AMC’s The Talking Dead on Sunday night, his first TV appearance since walking away from his WWE contract in Janiuary. Are WWE officials worried about what Punk might have to say about WWE on the show? Yes, according to a report published today, they are worried, but […]
Kurt Angle spoke with Movoto.com and gave the real estate research blog his list of the 10 best cities to wrestle in, along with his favorite memories from each place.
Source: Movoto.com Kurt Angle spoke with Movoto.com and gave the real estate research blog his list of the 10 best cities to wrestle in, along with his favorite memories from each place. After 15 years in the business, here are the cities Kurt Angle declares to be the best for wrestlers to perform in. The […]
The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum will host Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. Scott Berg will be the guest speaker at its 2013 Annual Luncheon at noon Friday, Nov. 8 at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel. Berg’s book titled Wilson is a fresh look at one of America’s most important and influential Presidents, Woodrow Wilson.
Rosemary Thornton, a nationally recognized authority on the Sears and Roebuck mail-order, fabricated homes, will present her inventory of Sears Homes in Waynesboro at the October History Lecture at WTA’s Gateway, 329 W. Main Street, on Thursday.
Nationally recognized authority on the Sears and Roebuck mail-order, fabricated homes, Rosemary Thornton will present her inventory of Sears Homes in Waynesboro at the October History Lecture at WTA’s Gateway, 329 W. Main Street, on Thursday, Oct. 17.