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Sen. Warner on SEC hack disclosure

Mark Warner comments on the SEC disclosure that its corporate filing system was hacked in 2016 and information was potentially used for illegal stock trades.


Athletics departments, student-athletes to discuss support issues

Eighty voting members of the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC will meet to consider a series of proposals as part of the Autonomy governance process.

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Robert Hurt statement on Financial Services hearing on SEC operations

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement regarding the Financial Services Committee hearing today,which featured testimony by Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White, and examined the SEC’s agenda, operations, and Fiscal Year 2017 budget request.

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Warner, Kaine push SEC to require companies to disclose political spending to shareholders

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) today pressed the Securities and Exchange Commission to require public companies to disclose political spending to their shareholders, a move that would increase transparency in the U.S. political process following the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision that unleashed unlimited corporate spending into American elections.

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Congress: Robert Hurt introduces bipartisan legislation to require SEC to review regulations

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) recently introduced the Streamlining Excessive and Costly Regulations Review Act, H.R. 2354, along with Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona).


ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, SEC, student-athlete representatives to begin era of autonomy

A group of 80 members from the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC will meet Saturday, Jan. 17 at the NCAA Convention to begin a new era of autonomy aimed at protecting and improving the college experience for student-athletes.

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Robert Hurt bill to encourage small public company growth passes House

Congressman Robert Hurt released a statement after the House passage of H.R. 37, Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act, which removes unnecessary federal regulations hindering job growth.

UVA basketball rises to #2 in AP, USA Today polls

UVA basketball is ranked #2 in the national polls for the first time since, yes, Ralph Sampson.

Not exactly breaking news: But no, Kentucky will not go undefeated

Kentucky, of course, still has a “legitimate shot to finish the regular season undefeated.” This from ESPN basketball guru Seth Greenberg late Tuesday, otherwise explaining away how the supposedly indomitable Wildcats escaped its SEC opener with unranked Ole Miss, winning 89-86 in overtime.

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.

SCC announces Electronic Filing Depository for certain securities offerings

The SCC announced this week the launch of the online Electronic Filing Depository that will enhance the efficiency of the regulatory filing process for certain exempt securities offerings.

Game time set for UVA-Virginia Tech football on Black Friday

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday that the kickoff for the UVA-Virginia Tech football game on Friday, Nov. 28 has been set for 8 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.

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William and Mary basketball adds home game to 2014-2015 schedule

William and Mary head men’s basketball coach Tony Shaver announced the addition of Bluefield College to round out the Tribe’s 14-game home slate for the 2014-15 season.


Press Conference: ODU football coach Bobby Wilder

ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks with reporters on Monday. The Monarchs (3-5) play at Vanderbilt (2-6) on Saturday.


ODU-Vanderbilt kickoff time announced for Nov. 1 contest

The ODU-Vanderbilt game on Saturday, Nov. 1 is set for a 7 p.m. EST kickoff that will be broadcast on ESPNU, the SEC announced on Monday.

Longwood women’s basketball faces early non-conference gauntlet in 2014-15

A gauntlet of non-conference games, including five contests against ACC and SEC teams, highlights the 2014-15 Longwood women’s basketball schedule, announced Friday by 13th-year head coach Bill Reinson.

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Robert Hurt: The House continues to fight for jobs

Throughout the 113th Congress, the House of Representatives has maintained a laser focus on the policies that will create the conditions needed for more robust job growth.

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House passes Robert Hurt bill to help small companies access capital

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released a statement after the House passage of H.R. 5405, Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act, which combines the text of 11 bills to remove unnecessary federal regulations hindering job growth.


Big 10, ACC, SEC foes highlight Liberty women’s basketball schedule

Head coach Carey Green has crafted an extremely challenging schedule for the 2014-15 Liberty women’s basketball team.

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#3 UVA women’s soccer travels to Alabama for Friday match

The third-ranked UVA women’s soccer team opens its 2014 road schedule Friday with a visit to Alabama. Game time in Tuscaloosa is 7 p.m. CT (8 p.m. ET).

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#3 UVA women’s soccer tops Villanova, 5-0, to conclude homestand

The third-ranked UVA women’s soccer team capped a undefeated season-opening homestand Sunday with a 5-0 victory over Villanova at Klöckner Stadium.


ODU football adds game with NC State in 2016

ODU football will play NC State in 2016 in Raleigh as part of a one game agreement between the two schools, ODU Athletic Director Dr. Wood Selig announced on Wednesday. The two schools will play this year in Raleigh on Sept. 6.

Bowled them over: Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl earns spot in college football playoff

Gary Stokan, upon being named the president of the Atlanta Sports Council and the Chick-fil-A Bowl in 1998, set out on a bold path for the bowl game, long considered the top second-tier bowl game in college football.

Live Blog: UVA-Vandy in the College World Series Finals, Game 1

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will lead a live blog during Game 1 of the 2014 College World Series between UVA (52-14) and Vanderbilt (49-20).

College World Series: Breaking down UVA-Vandy

UVA and Vanderbilt can both put runs on the board. Vandy is scoring 5.64 runs per game in 2014; UVA scores 5.47 runs per game. But it’s in run prevention that both excel.

Report: Jeremy Massie to get start for Ole Miss vs. UVA

RebelGrove.com is reporting that senior lefthander Jeremy Massie will get the start tonight for Ole Miss in its elimination game against UVA in the College World Series.

College World Series: Road through Omaha not easy for UVA

The regional wasn’t easy for UVA, on paper, with an SEC team as the #2 seed and the #14 team in the final regular-season national polls as the #3.

Five out of six ain’t bad: UVA baseball back in the Super Regionals

The dust, literally, had not settled on UVA’s 9-2 win over Arkansas that put the ‘Hoos into the Super Regionals, and already a reporter was asking about the next opponent, ACC rival Maryland.

Liberty-Arkansas Charlottesville Regional postgame notes, quotes

Postgame notes and quotes from both teams from the 2014 NCAA Charlottesville Regional baseball game between Arkansas and Liberty.

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Robert Hurt bill to help small business access to capital approved by committee

A billintroduced on March 6 by Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Va.) and Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-Ala.) would streamline regulations for small business, removing a disincentive for them to access capital in the public markets.

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Robert Hurt on equity market structure

Fifth District Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia), Vice-Chair of the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, delivered the following remarks last week at a subcommittee hearing entitled, “Equity Market Structure: A Review of SEC Regulation NMS:”

VMI baseball shocks Kentucky in ninth, 10-9

Cameron Walter laced a single up the middle with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, scoring two runs to give the VMI Keydets a 10-9, walk-off victory over the Kentucky Wildcats, 10-9, in non-conference baseball action Sunday at Brooks Field in Wilmington, N.C.

Top NFL draft prospect Michael Sam: I’m gay

SEC Defensive Player of the Year Michael Sam confirmed in two media interviews on Sunday that he is gay. Sam, an All-America defensive tackle at Missouri, is a top prospect in the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft. Assuming Sam is drafted and makes a team, he would become the first openly gay player in the NFL.

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Stacy Searels named Virginia Tech offensive line coach

The Virginia Tech Athletics Department and head football coach Frank Beamer Friday announced the hiring of Stacy Searels as the new offensive line coach.

Sports Beat: Florida State wins national title, ACC’s first since 2000

#1 Florida State defeated #2 Auburn 34-31 in the BCS National Championship Game Monday night, returning the ACC to the national-title picture for the first time since FSU defeated then-Big East member Virginia Tech for the 2000 championship.

ACC announces six-day TV window for UVa.-Virginia Tech game

The ACC announced today it will utilize a six-day window for UVa.’s Nov. 30 home football game against Virginia Tech. The TV network and game time will be announced no later than Sunday, Nov. 24 and will be televised on either ESPN2 or ESPNU and will start at either noon or 3:30 p.m.

Sens. Warner, Moran respond to SEC rules for startups, angel investors

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) have reached out to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White with concerns about proposed rules related to the implementation of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, legislation passed by Congress and signed into law in early 2012.

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Sen. Warner asks SEC for details of Thursday’s NASDAQ outage

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), a member of the Senate’s Banking Committee, sent a letter today to Mary Jo White, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission asking White to look into Thursday afternoon’s three-hour breakdown in trading on the NASDAQ exchange.

Report: Former company headed up by McAuliffe under SEC investigation

The campaign of Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli is bringing issue to media reports that a company formerly headed up by Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission over its conduct in soliciting foreign investors.

Hokies get Vols in Chick-fil-A

  Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Chick-fil-A Bowl president Gary Stokan has an interesting idea. Why not ask racing magnate Bruton Smith his thoughts about moving the Virginia Tech-Tennessee bowl matchup to Atlanta Motor Speedway to accommodate what would be expected to be intense interest among the two schools’ fan bases? “Our fan base has […]