| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Since Virginia Tech started its nine-game winning streak against Virginia, double-digit victories have been standard operating procedure. But the two seasons the Cavaliers managed to keep the margin within nail-biting range involved some shenanigans under...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:35 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — In what was a tight, competitive contest, the final two and a half minutes of the first half featured a rollercoaster of emotions for Virginia and Virginia Tech on Saturday at Scott Stadium.
The two squads traded field goals...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:38 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer doubts a 10-game winning streak in the Commonwealth Cup matchup will happen again, but he couldn't sell that idea to the Tech fans who voiced their opinions Saturday during Tech's 16-6 win at...
| Nov 28, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Craig Littlepage scrapped Thanksgiving with family in his native Pennsylvania. He's delegating more to underlings and isn't nearly as conversant about early season college basketball as he'd like.
"We're trying to fix football,...
| Dec 1, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Duke-North Carolina delivered a classic. Ohio State-Michigan, Georgia-Georgia Tech, Oregon-Oregon State all that and then some. Auburn-Alabama? Lord have mercy.
Virginia Tech-Virginia, not so much.
In a finale that reflected...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:50 PM
As he reflected Saturday after Virginia's 16-6 loss to Virginia Tech on what went wrong during the course of a dreadful 2-10 season, U.Va. tight end Jake McGee stammered and struggled to come up with the answers.
Summing up three months of frustration...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:46 AM
An extraordinary talent received extraordinary recognition Wednesday when University of Virginia-bound Andrew Brown was named Gatorade’s national football player of the year.
A senior defensive tackle at Chesapeake’s Oscar Smith High School,...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:58 AM
USA Today’s annual database of college football assistant coaches’ salaries further punctures the myth that Virginia is not committed to the sport while, through no fault of the newspaper, understates staff compensation at Virginia Tech....
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Change filled the sporting landscape in 2013. Some was gradual and incremental, some sudden and profound.
Familiar faces were gone, familiar schedules and relationships transformed perhaps for good. How well people and organizations adapt and adjust set...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Virginia and Virginia Tech fans barely will have finished their second helping of Thanksgiving Day vittles before the Black Friday kickoff in next season's installment of the annual football rivalry.
The unique Friday, Nov. 28 date of the U.Va.-Tech...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:26 PM
It wasn't until his senior year that Chris Peace played on the defensive side of the ball. But in that short time, he did enough to earn a scholarship from an ACC program.
Peace, who had nearly 20 sacks as a senior at Denbigh, committed to the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:05 AM
It shouldn’t take new Virginia football assistant coach Mike Archer long to find his way around the Charlottesville campus, considering he already became well-acquainted with the place in the early 1990’s.
Archer, 60, was hired...