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Defense, lineup adjustment, key rally, push #6 UVA to comeback win

Ohio State was getting everything it wanted, and more, and sixth-ranked UVA seemed to have no answers.

Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players after win over Ohio State

UVA coach Tony Bennett and players Marial Shayok, Devon Hall and London Perrantes talk with the media after the Cavs’ 63-61 win over Ohio State.

#6 UVA gets off the floor, knocks off Ohio State, 63-61

Down 16 in the first half, #6 UVA rallied for a 63-61 win over Ohio State Wednesday night in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

Live Blog: #6 UVA hosts Ohio State in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

AFP editor Chris Graham leads our live blog as #6 UVA (6-0) hosts Ohio State (6-0) in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge Wednesday at 9:15 p.m.

Game Preview: No. 6 UVA hosts Ohio State in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

No. 6 UVA (6-0) hosts Ohio State (6-0) in the 2017 ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday (Nov. 30). Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 9:15 p.m.


Ohio State edges Liberty, 5-4, as late Flames rally falls short

Ohio State reliever Yianni Pavlopoulos was able to retire the final two Liberty batters to close out a 5-4 victory Sunday afternoon.

Women’s basketball: Virginia plays at No. 10 Ohio State Monday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (8-3) plays its only road game in the month of December, taking on No. 10 Ohio State (7-3) on Monday at 7 p.m. in Columbus, Ohio.


VMI basketball falls on the road at Ohio State

Junior forward Marc Loving and redshirt sophomore center Trevor Thompson both produced double-doubles to lead Ohio State past VMI, 89-62 Saturday before a crowd of 12,172 spectators at Value City Arena.

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Virginia Tech Police investigation leads to arrest in counterfeit football tickets case

The Virginia Tech Police Department confirms the arrest of a suspect accused of selling counterfeit tickets outside Lane Stadium at the Sept. 7, 2015, football game against Ohio State.

Inside the Numbers: #10 Virginia guts out win at Ohio State

Virginia announced Tuesday afternoon that junior point guard London Perrantes would miss the game at Ohio State after undergoing an emergency appendectomy on Friday.

#10 Virginia slips past Ohio State, 64-58, in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Tenth-ranked Virginia wasn’t the offensive juggernaut it had been this season without starting point guard London Perrantes, but the Cavs can always play defense.

Virginia point guard London Perrantes out following appendectomy

Virginia junior guard London Perrantes (Los Angeles, Calif.) has been ruled out for No. 10 Virginia’s Big Ten/ACC Challenge game at Ohio State on Tuesday (Dec. 1) after having an appendectomy on Sunday (Nov. 29).

Game Preview: No. 10 Virginia plays at Ohio State in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

No. 10 Virginia (5-1) travels to Ohio State (2-3) for a Big Ten/ACC Challenge game on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Tipoff at Value City Arena is set for 7:30 p.m.   For Openers No. 10 Virginia is 9-6 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Cavaliers meet Ohio State for the first time since three-time National and […]

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Wrestling: No. 23 Virginia drops dual meet at No. 5 Ohio State

Garrett Peppelman (Harrisburg, Pa.) at 165 pounds and Zach Nye (Enola, Pa.) at 197 pounds grabbed victories in their respective bouts as No. 23 Virginia (3-2) dropped its dual meet at No. 5 Ohio State (1-0) by a score of 34-6 on Friday (Nov. 13).

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#1 Ohio State blitzes Virginia Tech, 42-24: Hokies lose starting quarterback

Top-ranked Ohio State rallied from a 17-14 halftime deficit with four second-half touchdowns, aided by an injury to Virginia Tech starting quarterback Michael Brewer, en route to a 42-24 win over the Hokies on Monday night.

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Urban Meyer: Ohio State won’t name starting QB until day of Virginia Tech season opener

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said Monday that he will not name a starting quarterback until the day of the Buckeyes’ season opener at Virginia Tech on Sept. 7.

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Biggest game ever at Lane Stadium? Virginia Tech readies for defending champs

Virginia Tech has played plenty of big games at Lane Stadium over the years. But does it get any bigger than the defending national champ on Labor Day night?

UVA, Virginia Tech look ahead to big-time openers

Virginia Tech opens the 2015 season at home on Labor Day night, national television, a sort of rarefied air for college football, the only big-time Monday night game of the college regular season.

UVA basketball back on the road in 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge

UVA will play at Ohio State in the 17th Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Tuesday, Dec. 1. This year’s Challenge, played over three days from Nov. 30-Dec. 2, will include 14 games. This marks the second consecutive season the Cavaliers will play their Big Ten/ACC Challenge game away from John Paul Jones Arena.

Is Ohio State early favorite to repeat?

We’re not even 24 hours past Ohio State winning the first College Football Playoff championship, and already the question is: can the Buckeyes repeat in 2015-2016?

College Football Playoff: It worked

Ohio State wasn’t even supposed to be in the College Football Playoff. Remember that bit of controversy? The Buckeyes jumped TCU and Baylor after blasting Wisconsin in the B1G Championship Game, and the Big 12 wanted a congressional investigation.

National Championship Preview: #2 Oregon faces off with #4 Ohio State

The old BCS system would have matched up defending national champion Florida State and Alabama for the 2015 national title, and reduced Oregon and Ohio State to a meaningless, if entertaining, Rose Bowl.

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Playoffs! Getting ready for big NFL weekend, college football title game

It’s moving weekend in the NFL playoffs, with four scintillating divisional-round matchups, capped by the 2015 college football national championship game pitting #2 Oregon and #4 Ohio State.

Vote of confidence: Did Virginia Tech AD need to affirm support for Frank Beamer?

Frank Beamer is Virginia Tech football, and thus is the linchpin of the school’s overall marketing efforts, not just for sports, but for everything that matters. Odd, then, that he would need a vote of confidence on a random Saturday in January from his AD after a couple of subpar seasons.

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How many years does Bob McDonnell face in next week’s sentencing?

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will be sentenced next week on convictions in his 2014 corruption trial. The one-time rising Republican star faces a decade in prison, but will McDonnell really get that much time? AFP editor Chris Graham and host Jim Bresnahan discuss the McDonnell sentencing on WREL-1450AM.

Semifinal Thursday: The first college football playoffs worked

When Alabama went up 21-6 in the second quarter against Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl late Thursday night, it looked like we were on our way to a one-versus-two final that we could have just avoided if not for the push toward four-team playoff.

Alabama-Ohio State: Another SEC-B1G mismatch?

We’ve seen this play out before. Ohio State runs through the Big Ten like a knife through melted butter, then matches up with an SEC team in the postseason, and turns into melted butter.

Playoff time: College, NFL begin postseason

It’s playoff time, with the first-ever I-A college football playoff beginning Thursday with Alabama-Ohio State and Oregon-Florida State, and the NFL getting its postseason under way on Saturday. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk playoff football.

AFP editor Chris Graham breaks down the college football playoff

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk sports, with a focus this week on getting an early look at the four-team college football playoff.

JMU Men’s Basketball Falls 73-56 at #16 Ohio State

Junior guard Andre Nation scored a game-high 15 points in his return for JMU, but 16th-ranked Ohio State used a balanced attack to earn a 73-56 victory in the Buckeye Classic on Friday afternoon at Value City Arena.

#4 Ohio State wrestling dominates #9 UVA, 30-7

The No. 9 UVA wrestling team dropped a 30-7 dual to No. 4 Ohio State Monday evening in front of 1,472 fans at John Paul Jones Arena.

UVA women’s basketball opens with 87-82 win over Ohio State

The UVA women’s basketball team (1-0) opened the 2014-15 season with an 87-82 victory over Ohio State (0-1) on Friday (Nov. 14) at John Paul Jones Arena.

Frank Beamer: Not frustrated, just growing pains for Hokie football

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer wouldn’t concede that he thought he was headed into a rebuilding season before the 2014 campaign got under way.

Tickets on sale for UVA-Ohio State wrestling meet at JPJ

Tickets are on sale now for the UVA-Ohio State wrestling match, which is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 24, at John Paul Jones Arena. The dual starts at 7 p.m.

#3 UVA field hockey upset by Ohio State, 4-3

The No. 3 UVA field hockey team (10-3, 4-0 ACC) had its nine-game win streak snapped with a 4-3 loss in overtime to Ohio State (4-7, 0-3 Big Ten) on Sunday (Oct. 5).

UVA does what it needs to do in blowout win over Kent State

UVAhad come into its game with Kent State as 27-point favorites, but they were outplayed in the first half by the Golden Flashes, whose most recent effort was a 66-0 pasting at the hands of Ohio State.

At greater risk of the upset this weekend: UVA or Virginia Tech?

There’s a reason Vegas puts numbers on games, too, and UVA, as much as a 26.5-point favorite over Kent State, and Virginia Tech, a 21-point favorite over Western Michigan, aren’t likely to even be in close games.

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William and Mary football moves up in FCS rankings

After earning a 29-14 victory against Norfolk State in its home opener on Saturday, the William and Mary football team moved up in both major Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) polls this week.

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ECU upsets #17 Virginia Tech, 28-21

East Carolina was on the verge of blowing Virginia Tech out of Lane Stadium, but the Hokies came all the way back from a 21-0 first-quarter deficit to tie the game with 1:20 to go, only to give it up in the final seconds on a 1-yard quarterback sneak by Shane Carden as the Pirates upset #17 Virginia Tech, 28-21, on Saturday.

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Video: East Carolina upsets #17 Virginia Tech, 28-21

A week after a huge win over Ohio State, Virginia Tech was upset at home as East Carolina beat the Hokies 28-21.

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#3 Virginia Tech women’s soccer pulls away late, dispatches Longwood, 4-1

The Longwood women’s soccer team lasted 65 minutes against one of the nation’s top offenses before the undefeated and third-ranked Hokies finally pulled away with two goals in the final 25 minutes en route to a 4-1 win Tuesday evening at the Athletics Complex.

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William and Mary football moves up in FCS national rankings

After earning a 42-14 victory at Hampton on Saturday, the William and Mary football team moved up in both major Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) polls this week.

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Upset Special! Virginia Tech shocks #8 Ohio State, 35-21

More than 108,000 fans at Ohio Stadium turned eerily silent, save for a small section wearing maroon and orange, when a Donovan Riley interception return for a touchdown sealed a 35-21 upset win for Virginia Tech over eighth-ranked Ohio State Saturday night.

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks college football, more on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joined Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., on Tuesday to talk sports.

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Can Virginia Tech upset Ohio State? Oh, yeah

Virginia Tech football had this Saturday circled on its calendar from the moment the 2014 schedule was released earlier this year. Ohio State, in the Horseshoe, a chance for the Hokies to get a program-defining road win against a national power.

Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Tuesday. The Hokies will face eighth-ranked Ohio State on Saturday.

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Virginia Tech talks big game at Ohio State

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer, quarterback Michael Brewer and cornerback Kendall Fuller talk to members of the media and preview this weekend’s big matchup against the Ohio State Buckeyes.

JMU releases 2014-2015 men’s basketball schedule

Fans will have plenty of opportunities to catch the JMU men’s basketball team at the Convocation Center this season as head coach Matt Brady unveiled the entire 2014-15 schedule Thursday, which features 10 non-conference home games and 19 home games overall.

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UVA wrestling releases 2014-2015 schedule

UVA wrestling head coach Steve Garland announced his program’s 2014-15 schedule on Tuesday (Aug. 26). The strong schedule is highlighted by a home dual with national power Ohio State at John Paul Jones Arena as well as a road match at 23-time national champion Iowa in the NWCA National Duals.

Is Virginia Tech vulnerable in William and Mary season opener?

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer made official over the weekend what a lot of us thought was inevitable in naming Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewer the starting quarterback for the Hokies’ opener with William and Mary this weekend.

JMU football coach Everett Withers: I’m expecting good things out of this football team

JMU football began fall practice on Monday, its first under new coach Everett Withers, who replaces Mickey Matthews after a 15-year run that brought James Madison a national title in 2004 and a win over national power Virginia Tech in 2010.

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Ohio State looms large on Virginia Tech football schedule

The date has been circled on the calendars of Virginia Tech football fans since it was announced. Sept. 6, 2014, Virginia Tech at Ohio State. Turns out the date is looming large on the minds of Hokie players, too.

Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with the news media at the 2014 ACC Football Kickoff in Greensboro, N.C.

Virginia Tech Press Conference: Luther Maddy

ACC Football Kickoff interview with Virginia Tech defensive lineman Luther Maddy.

Press Conference: Georgia Tech’s Shaquille Mason and Quayshawn Nealy

ACC Football Kickoff interviews with Georgia Tech’s Shaquille Mason and Quayshawn Nealy.