| Nov 21, 2011
| 5:37 PM
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 —...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 3:54 PM
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...
| Nov 29, 2011
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.
| Dec 5, 2011
| 5:53 PM
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....
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:38 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:37 AM
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...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:02 PM
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....
| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:32 AM
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.
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:19 PM
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...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 1:50 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 7:22 AM
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’...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 11:19 PM
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...