Tag: MVP

Bryce Harper is unanimous National League MVP

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was unanimous choice for National League Most Valuable Player in balloting announced on Thursday, taking all 30 first-place votes to easily outdistance Arizona’s Paul Goldschmidt and Cincinnati’s Joey Votto.


JMU alum Charles Haley finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former James Madison University football All-American Charles Haley was selected as a finalist for induction to the National Football League Pro Football Hall of Fame, the organization announced. This is Haley’s sixth consecutive year on the final ballot in his 11th year of eligibility.


Press Conference: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones talks with reporters after the Cowboys’ 44-17 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.


First semester grades: How is UVA basketball doing at the break?

UVA basketball began the 2014-2015 season ranked in the Top 10. So you probably expected the ‘Hoos to be 9-0 and ranked fifth. It wasn’t a hard road there, but neither was it a given.


UVA basketball remains perfect: But has work to do

Eighth-ranked UVA didn’t look like one of the best teams in the country this weekend in Brooklyn in winning the Barclays Center Classic. But the Cavs did more than enough to take home the tournament title in wins over LaSalle and Rutgers, and also get some quality work in toward their end goal.


VMI lacrosse announces incoming class for 2015 season

For a second-straight season, every incoming lacrosse player at VMI completed their first week on Post following Matriculation. The Keydet lacrosse team gained 17 members of the Class of 2015+3 in advance of head coach Brian Anken’s fifth season at the Institute.


Notebook: Inside UVA’s 41-33 loss at #21 BYU

UVA dominates stats, except for the important one: Virginia outgained #21 BYU by nearly 200 yards, had more than twice as many first downs, had the ball twice as long, and still lost.


Food Lion Feeds launches effort to provide 1 million meals

Food Lion is partnering with its customers to help solve hunger by launching specially marked Food Lion Feeds bagged apples for sale in its stores this week.


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Al Cobb named starting quarterback for VMI football opener

Redshirt freshman quarterback Al Cobb has been named the starting quarterback for VMI’s 2014 season opener at Bucknell Saturday evening.


Mike Marcinko puts dream ending on dramatic Valley League championship game

Waynesboro Generals shortstop Mike Marcinko stepped into the batters box Wednesday night at Kate Collins Field with an almost unreal scenario in front of him. Tie ballgame, runner on third, two outs, bottom of the ninth, championship there for the taking.


Florida State leads preseason All-ACC football team with nine selections

Led by preseason MVP and returning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston (Bessemer, Ala.), defending national champion Florida State placed nine players on the 26-man preseason All-ACC team announced Wednesday.


Washington Redskins sign tight end MIke Caussin

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed free agent tight end Mike Caussin.


Ace Parker’s Pro Football Hall of Fame jacket now on display at Virginia Sports Hall of Fame

Portsmouth, Virginia native and Pro Football Hall of Famer Ace Parker’s Pro Football Hall of Fame gold sports jacket was donated to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum by the Parker family.


What a game! UVA endures in College World Series

It’s 2-1 TCU in the second inning, and UVA pitching coach Karl Kuhn is on the mound talking with starting pitcher Brandon Waddell with reliever Whit Mayberry in the bullpen.


TNA Slammiversary News: MVP not cleared for main event

MVP has not been medically cleared to compete at TNA Slammiversary on Sunday night, and has been removed from the main event match with World Champion Eric Young.


TNA previews Slammiversary pay-per-view

TNA is on the eve of its big Slammiversary pay-per-view, featuring a main event with World Champion Eric Young defending against MVP and more.


Video: What does MVP have in store for TNA Slammiversary?

Thursday on IMPACT on SpikeTV at 9/8c: What Is MVP’s Plan For Eric Young just days before their World Title Match at TNA Slammiversary?


Something in common: WWE, TNA have unsettled world title situations

Word out of WWE is that Daniel Bryan is not seeing good early returns from his rehab from minor neck surgery, and in fact is experiencing weakness in his right arm that would seem to indicate that there could be more to his injury than had originally been suspected.


Would TNA main-eventers sell out a high school gym show?

I’ve booked high school gym shows, some successful, some not. Even the ones that we booked that were not successful had better main events than what TNA has in store for its Slammiversary pay-per-view with TNA World Heavyweight Champion Eric Young defending against MVP.


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#4 UVa. men’s tennis claims eighth straight ACC championship

The fourth-ranked Virginia men’s tennis captured its eighth consecutive ACC Championship with a 4-0 victory over No. 9 North Carolina in Sunday’s ACC Tournament final at the Cary Tennis Park.


Video: One on One with Joe Harris

ACC Tournament MVP Joe Harris joins ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel after Virginia’s victory against Duke. Harris talks about how special it is for the program to win a title, and what it means to win a championship during his senior year.


TNA Video: MVP, The Wolves react to Lockdown win

) MVP and The Wolves react to their TNA Lethal Lockdown victory.


Chris Graham: My 2014 All-ACC Basketball Team

I’ve had to change my approach to voting for All-ACC basketball teams this year. My old approach was to say that if I didn’t see you have a good game, then I didn’t care what your overall stats said, I wasn’t voting you first team.


Analysis: Does CM Punk have the upper hand with WWE?

Monday Night Raw in Chicago was the perfect opportunity for WWE to bury CM Punk. Think about it: right there in his hometown, in front of fans just ready to explode at any hint of Punk’s name. There would no doubt been a cavalcade of boos raining down from the rafters, but just like when […]


Surprise! LeBron James gifts Miami Heat teammates with WWE belts

Two-time NBA champion LeBron James has always had a dream: to be WWE champion. This week, King James gave his teammates a gift fit for champions all the same when the reigning NBA MVP gifted them honorary WWE Championships. The belts were delivered by WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon.


TNA Video: The opening to Thursday’s Impact Wrestling

Watch The Opening To Thursday’s TNA Impact Wrestling broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c – featuring MVP vs. Bobby Roode, Kurt Angle’s Hall of Fame induction.


TNA Impact Podcast: MVP

JB and Christy are back on the TNA Impact Podcast with special guest MVP! Listen as JB tells the story of going to MVP’s house, and why he was so fascinated by it. Plus we talk sports, Bobby Roode, and even some sound financial advice he learned from some wrestling legends!


TNA Video: Bobby Roode vs. MVP this Thursday on Impact

This Thursday on TNA Impact on SpikeTV at 9/8c: MVP vs. bobby roode as the captains for Lethal Lockdown collide!


TNA Video: Samoa Joe talks world title shot

  Samoa Joe talks about his TNA World Title shot at Lockdown and MVP in TNA Wrestling


TNA Video: The Opening to tonight’s TNA Impact

Watch The Opening To Thursday’s TNA IMPACT WRESTLING on SpikeTV 9/8c – can Dixie Carter and MVP co-exist? Plus, Bully Ray vs. Mr. Anderson in a Casket Match!


TNA Video: Dixie Carter responds to MVP

  After yesterday’s storyline announcement by MVP of the return of Jeff Hardy, TNA cameras caught up with TNA President Dixie Carter for a reaction. Lockdown happens on March 9th in Miami.


TNA Impact Preview: Can Dixie Carter and MVP co-exist?

The latest about-to-be-scrapped effort at an interesting TNA storyline involving Dixie Carter continues this week on Impact.


Video: Highlights from this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling

Highlights from this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling include Magnus vs. Kurt Angle, Bobby Roode vs. Samoa Joe, MVP addresses the fans for the first time, the first meeting of Dixie Carter and MVP, Zema Ion vs. Austin Aries, Abyss vs. Eric Young, Bully Ray and Curry Man, and Chris Sabin’s special surprise for Velvet Sky.


Video: The Opening To TNA Impact on SpikeTV 9/8c – Featuring MVP

  The Opening To IMPACT on SpikeTV – Featuring new TNA Wrestling investor MVP! Plus, in a Monster’s Ball Match: Abyss vs. Eric Young


MVP, Great Muta added to TNA Lockdown Fan Interaction

The first list of names attending the TNA Lockdown Fan InterAction have been announced. Magnus MVP Samoa Joe Keiji Mutoh (The Great Muta) Madison Rayne Gail Kim The Wolves (Eddie Edwards & Davey Richards) Gunner Ethan Carter III Bobby Roode Austin Aries James Storm Samuel Shaw Lockdown Weekend begins on Saturday, March 8 in Miami. […]


TNA Video: Preview Thursday’s Impact Wrestling

  Preview Thursday’s Impact Wrestling on SpikeTV at 9/8c – featuring TNA’s new investor MVP!


TNA Impact Preview: MVP speaks out, Monster’s Ball match

The tease for this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling has us wanting to tune in because we want to know more about the new TNA Investor, MVP, who will speak out for the first time on what his plans are for TNA. Also on the show: – A Monster’s Ball Match has Eric Young battling “The […]


Video: The Mystery Investor arrives in TNA

  Video footage from this week’s TNA Impact with the big reveal of the Mystery Investor, MVP.


Spoiler: TNA Mystery Investor revealed at Glasgow Impact taping

WrestlingInc is reporting that the TNA Mystery Investor was revealed during the Impact taping today in Glasgow, Scotland. And the Mystery Investor is … MVP. According to the report, MVP came out to the ring along with Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards at the end of the show. Not that anybody expected anything huge, but […]


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Chris Graham: It’s not a Hall of Fame without Bonds, Clemens, Rose

The 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame class is set, and it’s hard to argue with the voters for adding Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas. It’s not hard to argue the notable omissions: Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens. And then I throw Pete Rose in there though he’s not on the ballot and can’t be until baseball does whatever it needs to do to reinstate.


JMU women’s basketball dominates Norfolk State, 94-50

Senior guard Kirby Burkholder (Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby) scored 22 points and snagged five rebounds to lead the James Madison women’s basketball team to a 94-50 win over Norfolk State in the championship game of the JMU Invitational presented by Fairfield Inn at the JMU Convocation Center Monday afternoon.


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UVa. women’s basketball tops Princeton, 69-57

The Virginia women’s basketball team (7-6) won the team title at the Cavalier Classic Tournament Presented by Holiday Inn University Area, defeating Princeton (8-5) 69-57 Sunday afternoon (Dec. 29) at John Paul Jones Arena. It was the 10th-straight year that the Cavaliers have won the team title in their annual tournament.


Teven Jones: Bigger than the box score

The line score isn’t what you’d call impressive: nine minutes, one point, one assist, one turnover. But Teven Jones might have been UVa.’s MVP in its 59-56 loss to #14 VCU Tuesday night. Jones entered the game with seven minutes left in the first half, and the Cavs trailing 21-14.


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VMI basketball tops Air Force, 71-63, to capture All-Military Classic

Behind a combined 55 points from their three leading scorers – D.J. Covington, QJ Peterson and Rodney Glasgow – the VMI Keydets claimed the All-Military Classic championship with a 71-63 win over the Air Force Falcons Saturday evening at Cameron Hall in Lexington, Va.


#1 UVa. women’s soccer rolls past Maryland in ACC Tournament quarters

The top-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team posted its first 20-win season in school history as it downed Maryland 6-1 in an ACC Tournament quarterfinal Sunday in front of 2,349 fans at Klöckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (20-0) advance to meet Virginia Tech in Friday’s ACC semifinals in Cary, N.C., while the Terrapins (10-10) were eliminated from their final ACC Tournament.