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Podcast: UVA Sports Today breaks down Virginia vs. Virginia Tech

We know that one coach, Virginia Tech head man Frank Beamer, is stepping down at the end of the season. But might Saturday also mark the end for Virginia coach Mike London?


All angles: Is Mike London finally done at UVA?

One reader adroitly observed that I can be good at talking out of both sides of my mouth when it comes to talking about the future of UVA football coach Mike London.


Charlottesville Free Trolley to detour Saturday for Virginia football

Due to the Virginia football game against Virginia Tech on Saturday, Charlottesville Area Transit will detour the Free Trolley.


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Frank Beamer: Focus on Virginia, not final game

Virginia Tech put about as much into a game as is possible in last weekend’s home finale with North Carolina. The 30-27 overtime loss now has the Hokies in need of a win to continue the program’s streak of 22 consecutive winning seasons, 22 consecutive bowl appearances, and the career of head coach Frank Beamer, who is retiring at the end of the season.


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Podcast: Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham previews Virginia-Virginia Tech on WREL-1450

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham previews the Virginia-Virginia Tech ACC football clash with Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va. Can the ‘Hoos finally break in their 11-game losing streak in the rivalry game? Can legendary Tech coach Frank Beamer go out on top? That plus a breakdown of the College Football Playoff race, and a quick look at the ACC basketball scene.


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It has been forever since Virginia has beaten Virginia Tech

How long has it been since Virginia has beaten Virginia Tech in football? Well, you’re familiar with Facebook, of course. Facebook has come to be since the last time the Cavs beat the Hokies on the gridiron.


Does Mike London know something that we don’t? Um, well, yeah

Virginia football coach Mike London was asked at his weekly Monday press conference about his future. For only about the millionth time.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. Virginia (4-7, 3-4 ACC) hosts Virginia Tech (5-6, 3-4 ACC) on Saturday.


The case for Mike London: Yes, Virginia, he maybe should be back next year

I wrote the most recent Mike London football coach obituary two weeks ago after Virginia lost on the road at Louisville to clinch yet another losing season under the sixth-year coach.


Unconscionable error by UVA coach Mike London could have proven costly late in Duke win

Virginia coach Mike London picked up a 15-yard penalty after vehemently arguing a pass-interference penalty on a potential game-tying drive by Duke in the fourth quarter of the Cavs’ 42-34 win on Saturday.


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Inside the Numbers: UVA holds on, defeats Duke, in ACC thriller

UVA put up a season-high 502 total yards in its 42-34 win over Duke on Saturday. The biggest part of the damage came on big plays. Using our definition of runs of 8 yards or more and passes of 10 yards or more, Virginia had 20 big plays for 419 yards.


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Live Coverage: Virginia football hosts Duke in ACC football

Augusta Free Press staff writer Scott German leads our live coverage of today’s ACC football game between Virginia (3-7, 2-4 ACC) and Duke (6-4, 3-3 ACC).


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Game Preview: Can Virginia win as favorite over Duke on Saturday?

Virginia (3-7, 2-4 ACC) is a two and a half point favorite over Duke (5-4, 3-3 ACC) on Saturday, which makes you have to wonder what the folks out in Vegas are thinking.


ACC Coaches Teleconference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on the ACC Football Coaches Teleconference on Wednesday.


UVA football: Mike London addresses future

UVA football coach Mike London, asked at his Monday press conference to address his future, chose to focus on the short term.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs (3-7, 2-4 ACC) host Duke (6-4, 3-3 ACC) on Saturday.


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Inside the Numbers: UVA football lets another one get away

UVA Run D gashed Louisville ran 37 times for 266 yards in Saturday’s 38-31 win, gaining 7.2 yards per carry. Over its past two games, a 27-21 win over Georgia Tech on Oct. 31 and a 27-21 loss at Miami last Saturday, the Cavs D had given up a combined 287 yards on 66 carries.


It’s finally time for UVA to make the Mike London move

It’s official. Another UVA season will end with a losing record. Which means it’s time for the athletics department to finally deal with its Mike London issue. Now.


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Live Coverage: UVA football on the road at Louisville in ACC action

Augusta Free Press staff writer Scott German leads our live coverage of UVA football’s game at Louisville on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. Scott will report with live score updates, commentary, analysis and more.


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Game Preview: Can UVA get first road win in three years at Louisville on Saturday?

It’s win or be done time this weekend for UVA football and coach Mike London, who almost certainly can’t survive another losing season. (Can he, Craig? Please tell us he can’t.)


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Getting it right: UVA football still working on basics on offense

UVA opened on offense at Miami last weekend with a false start on the first play from scrimmage. Throw in a delay of game and two timeouts on offense after trouble getting plays in from the sidelines, and you can see the frustrations.


ACC Coaches Teleconference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Wednesday’s ACC Coaches Teleconference.


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Backs against the wall: UVA football needs to get it done on the road

The margin of error for UVA football is: there is no margin of error. With three games remaining, the 3-6 Cavs need to win all three to become bowl-eligible.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs (3-6, 2-3 ACC) face Louisville (5-4, 4-2 ACC) on Saturday.


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Inside the Numbers: Breaking down UVA loss at Miami

What happened to the running game? UVA had averaged 187.8 yards per game and 4.8 yards per carry in its past four games, but the game plan on Saturday called for the Cavs to attack through the air more.


Miami loss may mark end for Mike London: But silver linings for UVA football in defeat?

Saturday’s 27-21 loss at Miami was another frustrating result for UVA football. The Cavs (3-6, 2-3 ACC) were once again right there, as they were in the 34-27 loss to #5 Notre Dame in Week 2, and their losses to Pitt and UNC last month.


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Miami holds off Virginia, wins 27-21

Virginia bogged down twice in the red zone, and that was the difference in a 27-21 loss at Miami on Saturday that could spell the beginning of the end for UVA coach Mike London. The Cavs (3-6, 2-3 ACC) now need to win their final three games – at Louisville and at home against Duke and Virginia Tech – to become bowl-eligible.


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Game Preview: Can UVA football build on recent success at Miami?

Virginia has won four of its last five games with Miami, which considering UVA’s 13-31 ACC record in Mike London’s six seasons constitutes practical ownership of a series.


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UVA football: Not throwing in the towel yet

Not that anybody in Wahoo Nation wants to hear this, necessarily, but the UVA football team still has a lot to play for in its final four games. For example, a Coastal Division title? The last two ACC Coastal champs had two losses, which could very well mean tht Virginia, at 2-2 in the ACC, is still in the thick of things.


ACC Coaches Teleconference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Wednesday on the ACC Coaches Teleconference.


Party for two? Frank Beamer news makes season finale at UVA even more interesting

A large segment of UVA football fans have had Nov. 28 marked on their calendars as the final day of the six-year nightmare that has been the Mike London era. Whether or not it will be London’s last game mostly looking confused on the sidelines at Scott Stadium remains to be seen, but we now know that it will be the final game that Frank Beamer will coach in the state of Virginia.


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UVA-Georgia Tech postgame presser highlights: Paul Johnson begs to be fined, balls, more

Hey, he said to fine him Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson is pretty sure Micah Kiser should have been flagged for pass interference. Apparently, every time the UVA linebacker did anything, a flag should have flown.


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Inside the Numbers: How UVA football surprised Georgia Tech

Four weeks ago, UVA head coach Mike London made some changes on the defensive side of the ball aimed at simplifying the scheme with the goal of getting the D to get out of trying to read and react and instead play with more aggression.


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UVA holds off Georgia Tech rally: ‘Hoos top Yellow Jackets, 27-21

Georgia Tech scored with 1:41 to go to get back into it, then recovered an onsides kick and drove inside the UVA 35, before the Cavs defense stiffened and closed out a 27-21 upset in ACC action on Saturday in Charlottesville.


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Live Coverage: UVA football hosts Georgia Tech

Augusta Free Press staff writer Scott German leads our live coverage of today’s ACC football clash between UVA (2-5, 1-2 ACC) and Georgia Tech (3-5, 1-4 ACC). Kickoff at Scott Stadium is at 3 p.m.