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Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins (3-8) play the Indianapolis Colts (7-4) on Sunday.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Tuesday. Virginia Tech (5-6, 2-5 ACC) hosts UVA (5-6, 3-4 ACC) on Friday at 8 p.m.


VMI not extending contract of football coach Sparky Woods

VMI Athletics Director Dr. Dave Diles announced today that the contract of head football coach Sparky Woods will not be extended.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with the media on Monday. The Cavaliers (5-6, 3-4 ACC) play at Virginia Tech (5-6, 2-5 ACC) on Friday in Blacksburg.


The Citadel defeats VMI in Military Classic of the South, 45-25

The Citadel Bulldogs scored 21 points in the third quarter to pull away and went on to a 45-25 victory over the VMI Keydets in The Military Classic of the South.


McAuliffe announces council to tackle nutritional divide

To help bridge the nutritional divide in Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced a new council that will seek to eliminate childhood hunger and promote Virginia’s agriculture industry.


George Washington Basketball: What to watch for

George Washington is looking for a signature win early in its 2014-2015 schedule on the road at #9 UVA Friday night in the John Paul Jones Arena.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. The Redskins (3-7) play the San Francisco 49ers (6-4) on Sunday at 4:25 p.m.


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Rolling Stone looks at UVA: Misses on culture, but hits hard on silence

Working past the oversimplified paint-by-numbers portrait of the UVA culture in this week’s Rolling Stone, we eventually get to the dirty little secret that will rock the University to its core in the coming weeks, months and beyond: with regard to how administrators deal with sexual assaults on Grounds.


#23 JMU women’s basketball wins 69-65 at American to open season 3-0

Redshirt-junior guard Jazmon Gwathmey scored a career high 22 points at American to lead No. 23 JMU women’s basketball to a 69-65 win at Bender Arena on Thursday night.


Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players talk after South Carolina State win

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett and Cavs players Mike Tobey and Justin Anderson talk with reporters after the 75-55 win over South Carolina State on Tuesday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters after the Redskins’ 27-7 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.


JMU women’s basketball’s defense stifles St. Bonaventure in 76-43 win

James Madison’s defense swarmed St. Bonaventure from start to finish in a 76-43 non-conference women’s basketball victory Sunday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center.


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Young agriculture professionals needed to fill bounty of jobs

There is an abundance of job opportunities in the food and agriculture fields and a national shortage of young professionals to fill them.


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Tools of the Trade: What Washington needs to do to lead well

My dad loved his toolbox. And maybe just as much as he loved his toolbox, he enjoyed getting new tools. One thing I realized as a young boy, however, is that no matter how many new tools he got, he always went back to his old faithfuls.


Early UVA run takes JMU home crowd out of the game in 79-51 win

The JMU Convocation Center was as hyped as it will ever be for the visit by eighth-ranked UVA Friday night. And then, in a flash, it was a lot of people who wanted to be amped otherwise sitting on their hands.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks to the media on Thursday. The Redskins (3-6) host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-8) on Sunday.


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Remarks by President Obama in Burma

Remarks by President Obama after roundtable at Parliamentary Resource Center in Burma on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.


Alum Jonathan Kadra named new VMI baseball coach

Jonathan Hadra, a four-year letterman and 2004 graduate of VMI, was named the 20th head coach in VMI baseball history on Thursday, Nov. 13.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins (3-6) host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-8) on Sunday in NFL action.


Tulane professor Jesmyn Ward to lecture in Race and Justice Series at W&L

Jesmyn Ward, the Paul and Debra Gibbons Professor of Creative Writing at Tulane University, will give a public talk at Washington and Lee University.


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.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks to the media on Monday. The Hokies (4-5, 1-4 ACC) play at #19 Duke (8-1, 4-1 ACC) on Saturday.


Richmond Raiders add to lines

The Richmond Raiders are making huge strides in putting together a winner for 2015, having added three veteran linemen for the upcoming season.


Heifetz on Tour concerts return to Shenandoah Valley

The Heifetz on Tour concert series kicking off this week will feature violinist and Charlottesville native Madison Vest and cellist Zach Mowitz.


Fishburne adds experience to coaching staff in Mel Abrams

Fishburne postgrad basketball coach Ed Huckaby jumped at the opportunity to hire Mel Abrams to be his lead assistant.


Coastal Carolina recruit Jeremy Harris shining at Fishburne

Jeremy Harris can score the ball. What Fishburne Military School postgrad basketball coach Ed Huckaby thinks the 6’7” commit to Coastal Carolina needs to work on is his defense.


Born to run

I’d tell anybody who asked to do what I did. Run a couple of laps around the track. It will be hard at first, but you’ll find soon that we’re born to run, that it’s good for you, and that your time out running is the best thing there is for meditation ever invented.


Bob Goodlatte: Remembering those who have served

As we celebrate Veterans Day, I encourage you to remember those who have served. If you know a veteran, take a moment to hear their story and share your gratitude for their service.


Parenting Now symposium features author Marietta McCarty

Author and philosopher Marietta McCarty joins Carrie Contey PhD in the Parenting Now symposium series.


JMU baseball announces 2015 schedule

Twenty-nine home games and five opponents from the 2014 NCAA Tournament highlight the 2015 James Madison baseball schedule, as released by coach Spanky McFarland on Thursday.


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Free entry and special programs for Veterans Day at Virginia State Parks

Virginia State Parks will offer all guests free park admission and special programming on Veterans Day,Tuesday, Nov. 11.


Mike London can still save his job: All he has to do is beat FSU

The conventional wisdom is that Mike London came into the 2014 season knowing that there was a magic number that would keep him employed at the University of Virginia.


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Robert Hurt: Constituent services are a top priority

While people often associate the work of Congress with debates on legislation, our office provides a variety of additional services of which you should be aware.


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Study: Rear view cameras save lives

Rear-view camera systems improved rear visibility an average of 46 percent in AAA’s tests. These systems are intended to improve driver awareness of the area immediately behind the vehicle in order to reduce the instance of back-over fatalities.


VMI baseball coach Marlin Ikenberry steps down

VMI Head Baseball Coach Marlin Ikenberry will step aside to pursue an opportunity in private business, athletics director Dr. Dave Diles confirmed late Monday.


Press Conference: Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher

Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher talks with reporters on Monday. Second-ranked FSU (8-0, 5-0 ACC) hosts UVA (4-5, 2-3 ACC) on Saturday at 6;30 p.m.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (3-6) have a bye this week.


University of Washington recruit Devenir Duruisseau growing in PG year at Fishburne

Devenir Duruisseau is from LA, but the 6’9”,240-pound power forward at Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, Va.) isn’t necessarily of LA.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. Virginia (4-5, 2-3) travels to Tallahassee, Fla., to take on #2 Florida State (8-0, 5-0 ACC0 on Saturday at 6:30 p.m..


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VCU School of Engineering to host hackathon

VCU is hosting its first hackathon, in which 200 students from VCU and a number of other schools will spend 24 hours developing software and hardware applications.


Andrew S. Ryan: UVA football gets London-ed

Mike London might be passionate, might be charismatic, might be well-meaning, but he just doesn’t convey confidence of having superior football intellect for a guy making millions.


Hunter to hunted: Can UVA basketball handle expectations?

UVA basketball was a preseason Top 25 team this time last year. That seemed like high expectations for a program that had won just one NCAA Tournament game in 19 years.


Press Conference: Virginia Cavaliers football coach Mike London

Virginia Cavaliers football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. UVA football (4-4, 2-2 ACC) plays at Georgia Tech (6-2, 3-2 ACC) on Saturday in Atlanta, Ga.


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Step forward: UVA basketball looks to build on success

As a freshman in 2011-2012, UVA guard Malcolm Brogdon showed flashes of the brilliance that was to come, putting in a season-high 16 points in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge against #14 Michigan and scoring in double figures in three ACC games.


Richmond Raiders add three wide receivers to 2015 roster

One of the first moves the Richmond Raiders made this offseason was re-signing QB Phil Konopka. The team announced the addition of three targets for Konopka in coach James Fuller’s offense


Libertarian Senate candidate Robert Sarvis on Millennials support

Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Robert Sarvis released the following statement in response to a Christopher Newport University poll finding that he has more than twice the support of Republican Ed Gillespie among Virginians between the ages of 18 and 35.


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VCU receives $1.6 million grant to study pathways that lead to substance use disorders

Two VCU professors will work with researchers at the University of Oslo to study the factors in normal and abnormal personality that increase the risk of developing substance use disorders.


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Luke Ford joins the men’s basketball staff at William and Mary

William and Mary head men’s basketball coach Tony Shaver announced the addition of Luke Ford to the Tribe staff as the program’s director of operations on Monday.


JMU football coach Everett Withers on UNC academic fraud investigation

Statement from JMU football coach Everett Withers on the investigation into academic fraud at the University of North Carolina.