The AFP on WREL: Heating up

AFP editor Chris Graham talks sports with WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.”

The segment begins with a review of the 9-7 Virginia win over Maryland in Monday’s NCAA men’s lacrosse national championship. How did the ‘Hoos rebound from a five-loss regular season to win the national title? Chris credits legendary UVa. coach Dom Starsia for retooling midseason.

The attention then shifts to college baseball. Virginia is the top national seed in the NCAA Tournament that begins this weekend. How will the Cavs and JMU, the #3 seed in the Chapel Hill Regional, fare in the Big Dance?

We wrap with a discussion of the surprise resigation of Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel.

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The book, with additional reporting by Scott Ratcliffe and Zach Pereles, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.
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