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  • Virginia's improved run-stopping justifies London's faith in defense

    Virginia's improved run-stopping justifies London's faith in defense
    A year ago, as Virginia finished a disappointing 4-8 first season under coach Mike London with its annual rivalry game against Virginia Tech, there was a sense that change needed to come in a hurry for the Cavaliers on the defensive side —...
  • Game vs. Va. Tech chance for UVa to make history

    Game vs. Va. Tech chance for UVa to make history
    Virginia is on the brink of ACC football history. All the Cavaliers need do is beat their decade-long, why-did-we-let-these-guys-in-our-conference nemesis. Scale that wall Saturday and Virginia becomes the first ACC program to improve its league record...
  • Teel Time: Virginia, ACC Coach of Year London negotiating contract extension

    Teel Time: Virginia, ACC Coach of Year London negotiating contract extension
    When ACC commissioner John Swofford called Monday, Virginia football coach Mike London anticipated a reprimand for his criticism of officials. Far from it. Swofford informed London that he is the conference's 2011 Coach of the Year. After Tuesday's...
  • Virginia is preparing to reap the hidden benefits of bowl prep

    Virginia is preparing to reap the hidden benefits of bowl prep
    In his first two seasons at Virginia, Steve Greer already had packed away his football pads and gear by the end of November. His bowl game experience was limited to channel surfing. Now, as U.Va. begins preparations for its Chick-fil-A Bowl matchup Dec....
  • Virginia seniors savor opportunity to exit with a win in Chick-fil-A Bowl

    Virginia seniors savor opportunity to exit with a win in Chick-fil-A Bowl
    Mike London remembers all too well his final college football game, the last time he stripped off his University of Richmond uniform. London was a captain of that 1982 squad, which exited not only with a 28-17 home loss to William and Mary, but also...
  • Teel Time: With NFL decisions made, Virginia Tech, Florida State rank as ACC favorites in 2012

    Teel Time: With NFL decisions made, Virginia Tech, Florida State rank as ACC favorites in 2012
    Transfers and suspensions can radically alter depth charts. Coaching staffs can change on a dime, witness North Carolina’s purging of Butch Davis last July. But after Sunday’s deadline to declare for the NFL draft, now’s as good a...
  • Antonovich blasts governor's tax plan

    Antonovich blasts governor's tax plan
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich criticized Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax plan and his recent realignment initiative to release nonviolent inmates from state prisons during an address to the La Cañada Flintridge Republican Club last week....
  • Teel Time: UVa's London comments on Lazor's interview with Tampa Bay Bucs

    Peppered with media questions about offensive coordinator Bill Lazor interviewing for the same position with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Virginia coach Mike London issued a statement Wednesday supporting staff members exploring career options. "Bill...
  • Lazor and Rocco develop Virginia's pro style offense together

    Lazor and Rocco develop Virginia's pro style offense together
    As soon as Michael Rocco had a chance to sit down and talk football with Bill Lazor for the first time, Rocco knew where he wanted to spend his college years. Sitting down with Lazor in Jan. 2010, just days after Lazor was hired by coach Mike London to...
  • Bowl bids should become norm for Virginia under London

    Bowl bids should become norm for Virginia under London
    Mike London believes the key is to avoid "shock and awe." The shock of Auburn's speed and size. The awe of the Tigers' national-championship pedigree and Saturday's postseason setting. Indeed, the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Auburn at the sold-out Georgia...
  • Teel Time: Is UVa most likely ACC team to stumble against FCS opponent in 2011?

    Teel Time: Is UVa most likely ACC team to stumble against FCS opponent in 2011?
    In each of the last two football seasons and three of the last five, an ACC team has lost to a Championship Subdivision (the old Division I-AA) opponent. Two of the offending coaches — Duke’s Ted Roof (to Richmond in 2006) and Virginia’...
  • Report: Amazon agrees to buy three blocks in Seattle's Denny Triangle

    Report: Amazon agrees to buy three blocks in Seattle's Denny Triangle
    In a major Seattle real estate deal, Amazon.com has agreed to buy three blocks in Denny Triangle, the Seattle Times reported Wednesday night.  It said preliminary paperwork has been filed with the city to build a 1 million-square-foot office tower on each...