| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:05 PM
You mean we have to do it again?
Winning a second consecutive NBA title with the same core group of players can be like dealing with two children: It isn't twice as hard, it's exponentially more tiring and headache-inducing than handling the first....
| Jun 9, 2013
| 5:28 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE - When Virginia came into Sunday with hopes of pushing its NCAA baseball tournament super regional into Monday, this scenario wasn't exactly what the Cavaliers had in mind.
After watching rain drops fall and lightning illuminate the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:11 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Nearly half of Virginia's baseball victories this season came on the strength of comebacks. For a few minutes Monday, it appeared as if U.Va.'s most dramatic rally would come at the most critical moment of the season to date, but...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:47 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — As University of Virginia head coach Brian O’Connor pointed out after his team’s second close win in as many days on its home field, wins aren’t handed to you – sometimes, you’ve got to earn them....
| Jun 2, 2013
| 8:19 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — The expectations are admittedly huge, and that’s fine with Virginia coach Brian O’Connor.
O’Connor’s baseball team used a six-run third inning en route to cruising to an eventual 11-3 win over Elon to...
| Jun 3, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia's baseball team ranks fourth nationally in scoring and 11th in batting average. Yet in their first two NCAA tournament games, the Cavaliers scored a paltry four runs combined and hit a pedestrian .277.
It was Virginia'...
| May 29, 2013
Roster overhaul notwithstanding, Brian O'Connor didn't buy the Virginia-is-rebuilding chatter. Not after nine consecutive NCAA tournament bids. Not after College World Series appearances in 2009 and '11. Not after another stout recruiting class.
| May 31, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Derek Fisher's handicapping of Virginia's NCAA baseball regional this weekend is hit-the-cutoff-man basic and borders on cliché.
"It's going to come down to one or two runs, we know that," Fisher, a designated hitter and...
| Jun 1, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Bored on the eve of his team's NCAA tournament opener Friday, Virginia baseball coach Brian O'Connor wandered up to the press box at Davenport Field and held court. The topic on which he was most animated: Cavaliers closer Kyle...
| May 18, 2013
| 12:40 AM
Ryan Londree, a 6-foot-3, 280-pound defensive lineman from Albemarle High in Charlottesville, committed to sign with Old Dominion in 2014, the Virginian-Pilot reported.
Londree, who starts on both lines, committed to assistant coach Bill Dee...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 10:24 PM
Playing at home, second-seeded William and Mary overcame No. 3 James Madison 4-2 to reach the Colonial Athletic Association championship match, whose winner will gain an automatic NCAA tournament berth.
After taking the doubles point, the...
| Nov 13, 2012
In the final minutes of practice Monday, the Lakers were playing a pickup game. The rich and gifted athletes were running up and down the gym floor like chaotic children on a playground, gunning and fouling and arguing.
They were playing like a team...