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Defense comes up big for JMU in 61-50 CAA win at Charleston

Junior guard Ron Curry (Pennsauken, N.J./Paul VI) scored a game-high 19 points and James Madison used stifling zone defense to pick up a 61-50 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory Monday night at TD Arena.


Virginia Tech dominates second half, dispatches Cincinnati in Military Bowl, 33-17

Virginia Tech turned a close Military Bowl into a rout with a strong second half that turned on a defensive touchdown that helped lift the Hokies to a 33-17 win over Cincinnati on Saturday.


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.


Video: Amazing TD grab by UVA’s Canaan Severin

Check out UVA WR Canaan Severin making a unbelievable one-handed touchdown grab for this ACC Must See Moment.


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UVA ices frigid Hurricanes, tops Miami, 30-13

The UVA defense held a potent Miami attack in check, and put in a surprisingly dominant effort in the second half in a 30-13 win over the favored Hurricanes on Saturday night in Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.


Western Carolina holds off VMI football rally, wins 42-27

VMI redshirt freshman quarterback Al Cobb added more records to his outstanding debut season, but the Western Carolina Catamounts were able to hold off a second half VMI charge to down the Keydets, 42-27.


#25 JMU romps past #14 Richmond, 55-20

Taylor Reynolds returned two interceptions for touchdowns, and Vad Lee threw for 433 yards to fuel a monster day for the JMU offense, as the 25th-ranked Dukes won their sixth straight, defeating #14 Richmond, 55-20, on Saturday.


Virginia Tech upsets #21 Duke, 17-16

Virginia Tech turned three Duke turnovers into 17 points, and the Hokies escaped with a 17-16 win in Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C., on Saturday.


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Second-quarter disaster dooms UVA in 34-20 loss at #2 Florida State

UVA led #2 Florida State 13-7 at the end of the first quarter with the ball. Before a minute had passed in the second quarter, the ‘Noles had the lead thanks to two Virginia miscues, setting the table for the Seminoles to post an otherwise tough 34-20 win in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday night.


JMU football rallies from early deficit, defeats Stony Brook, 27-24

Stony Brook led 24-13 at the half, but JMU rallied to take the lead on a 76-yard pass from Vad Lee to Brandon Ravenel and held on from there to post a 27-24 win on Saturday.


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Vanderbilt holds off ODU football, 42-28

Old Dominion University football trailed 28-21 entering the fourth quarter to Vanderbilt but the Commodores pulled away in the final frame for a 42-28 win over the Monarchs Saturday night at Vanderbilt Stadium.


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Reeling Virginia Tech Hokies drop third straight, Boston College wins, 33-31

Virginia Tech rallied from a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to take the lead, but Tyler Murphy ran 57 yards for a touchdown on a third-down play with 2:59 to go to lift the Eagles to a 33-31 win.


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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.


Wofford blasts VMI football, 38-3

The Wofford College Terriers scored the first 17 points of the game to take the lead for good, and went on to a 38-3 win over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference football action Saturday at Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg, S.C.


Another devastating loss: The end of the Mike London era?

For the fourth time this season, UVA lost a game in which it outplayed its opponent statistically. Which suggests that there is talent in the program. And suggests that the problem isn’t on the field, but with the guys in headsets.


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UNC rallies, deflates UVA on Homecoming, 28-27

For the umpteenth time, UVA dominated an opponent statistically. For the fourth time this season, an opponent outplayed statistically walked away with the W.


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Miami grinds turnover-prone Virginia Tech, 30-6

Duke Johnson ran for 249 yards, the Miami defense held Virginia Tech scoreless until the final two minutes, and the Hurricanes dominated the Hokies in a 30-6 win in ACC football action in Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Va., Thursday night.


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Game Notes: ODU football takes on Western Kentucky

ODU football travels to Western Kentucky to take on the Hilltoppers at 4 p.m. EST on Saturday, Oct. 25.


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Jump pass lifts Duke to 20-13 win over UVA in ACC Coastal clash

A 3-yard touchdown pass from backup Thomas Sirk to tight end David Reeves broke a fourth-quarter stalemate and lifted Duke to a 20-13 win over UVA on Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C.


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Pitt holds off late Virginia Tech rally, wins in ACC, 21-16

Pitt dominated on the ground, gaining 210 yards and holding Virginia Tech to a season-low 26, and the Panthers held off a late Hokies rally to post a 21-16 win in ACC football action in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Thursday night.


Arizona punishes mistake-prone Washington, 30-20

Washington committed four fourth-quarter turnovers, the last a picksix thrown by quarterback Kirk Cousins that ended a last-ditch drive, and Arizona escaped with a 30-20 win on Sunday.


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ODU football loses at UTEP, 42-35

Old Dominion University football staged a valiant second half comeback but Jameill Showers threw two touchdowns late in the fourth quarter and the Monarchs fell 42-35 in El Paso Saturday night.


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Game Notes: ODU football vs. UTEP

ODU football begins a three-game road trip this Saturday, Oct. 11 at UTEP. The game will be broadcast on the American Sports Network at 8 p.m. EST.


Is Mike London’s job at UVA safe yet?

As Virginia football slogged to a 2-10 finish in 2013, it wasn’t a safe bet that UVA football coach Mike London wouldn’t be canned at the end of the season, and that if he somehow made it past that stage he wouldn’t then be a dead man walking in 2014.


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UVA holds off late Pitt rally, wins 24-19, improves to 2-0 in ACC

UVA raced out to a 24-3 halftime lead, but Pitt hung around until the late stages before finally falling, 24-19, before 43,307 in Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday night.


UVA overcomes sloppy first half, dominates Kent State, 45-13

UVA was outplayed in a sloppy first half by heavy underdog Kent State, but took control in a dominant third quarter and ultimately coasted to a 45-13 win in front of just 33,526 fans at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday.


VMI football blasted at Samford, 63-21

The Samford Bulldogs scored 49 points in the first half and went on to defeat the VMI Keydets, 63-21, in Southern Conference football action Saturday at Seibert Stadium in Birmingham, Ala.


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.


#21 BYU escapes UVA in wild one out west, 41-33

UVA outgained heavy favorite BYU by 183 total yards, had 19 more first downs and had the ball for more than 40 minutes, but the Cougars escaped with a 41-33 win on Saturday in Provo, Utah.


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Last-second field goal lifts ODU to 45-42 win over Rice

Ricky Segers kicked a 25-yard field goal with no time left, as ODU pulled out a 45-42 victory at Rice in the Monarchs’ first Conference USA game in school history.


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Georgia Tech rallies, stuns Virginia Tech, 27-24

Harrison Butker kicked a 24-yard field goal as time expired to complete a dramatic fourth-quarter comeback that gave Georgia Tech a 27-24 win over Virginia Tech in Blacksburg on Saturday.


UVA can play with BYU, but can ‘Hoos bring home the W?

The betting line for Saturday’s UVA at BYU game has come back a bit, from BYU by 16 at the start of the week to as close as 13 and a half on one Vegas book.