| Jun 27, 2014
The temptation is to call a national championship inevitable for Virginia baseball. The Cavaliers were too close this season, and they've been too exceptional for too long under coach Brian O'Connor.
So it's just a matter of time, right? Just a matter...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Wake Forest’s 1955 NCAA baseball championship was the fledgling ACC’s third national title of any variety, following Maryland’s in football (1953) and men’s lacrosse (’55). Conference teams have since won 134 national...
| May 29, 2014
Virginia has won two ACC baseball tournaments under Brian O'Connor, and the Cavaliers rode the wave of both championships, 2009 and '11, to the College World Series.
Last week, Virginia went 1-2 at the ACC tournament. Moreover, the Cavaliers dropped two...
| Jun 10, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Monday marked the 153rd and final baseball game pitting Virginia and Maryland as ACC rivals. Indeed, it was the last athletic contest of any kind between the schools as league foes.
And no anticlimax here. Rather, winner-to-...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:28 AM
ACC commissioner John Swofford believes the NCAA will reform without splintering, “absolutely” thinks the league is financially sound, did not take a stance during recent football-scheduling deliberations and preaches patience on a potential...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:49 AM
The ACC kicks off fiscal 2014-15 Tuesday by welcoming Louisville and ditching Maryland, an eventful start to a year that will be hard-pressed to match its immediate predecessor.
First, the league expanded to 15 last July 1 by adding Syracuse, Pittsburgh...
| Jun 18, 2014
The odes began late Sunday night, interrupted only by Monday's grand theater between the U.S. and Ghana. And how richly deserved they were. The San Antonio Spurs' NBA championship, their dominance of the Miami Heat, commitment to team and reversal of last...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:22 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — As Virginia approached its most pressure-packed game of the season Monday night, Josh Sborz wasn't the first name to come to mind to help send the Cavaliers into the College World Series.
By the end of the evening, he'd...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Virginia Tech continued to focus its efforts for the 2015 football recruiting class on the defensive side of the ball Saturday with a commitment from defensive end Trevon Hill.
Hill, a 6-foot-4, 215-pound senior at Salem High in Virginia Beach, had Tech...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Quarterback shuffle. At this relatively late date, it's anybody's guess as to who will open the season as Virginia Tech's starting quarterback, but incoming, immediately-eligible transfer Michael Brewer has as good (if not better) a chance as Mark Leal...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:55 AM
The honor does not approach Florida State’s national football championship or his Heisman Trophy, but Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston soon figures to join distinguished company when media vote him the ACC’s male athlete of the year....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:18 PM
OMAHA, Neb. -- Vanderbilt scored in only one inning against a Virginia pitching staff that boasted the nation's second-best ERA this season.
Fortunately for the Commodores, that inning was big enough.
Seldom-used sophomore third baseman Tyler Campbell...