1. Virginia-South Florida: Cavaliers Fall While Hopes Remain High

    Rome was not a built in a day, and neither will the Virginia men's basketball team.  Coach Tony Bennett inherited quite the mess when he arrived to Charlottesville earlier this year...

    Ben Gibson Written by Ben Gibson about almost 5 years ago 152 reads 0 comments

  2. The Top Candidates To Be Virginia's Next Football Coach

    Virginia Athletic Director Craig Littlepage is due up at bat. With the all but certain firing of Al Groh just mere weeks away, the pressure will be on Littlepage to come through in the clutch...

    Ben Gibson Written by Ben Gibson about almost 5 years ago 6,034 reads 35 comments

  3. Return to Sene-Der: Virginia Center Assane Sene Suspended Three Games

    Wanted: Big Man. In many ways Virginia basketball has had this sign up in their gym since the departure of three-time national player of the year Ralph Sampson. Sure, others have tried to step into the big shoes...

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  4. Al Groh: When Fairy Tales Go Wrong

    On Nov. 28, 2009, Al Groh's coaching career will end. The 65-year-old head coach of the Virginia Cavaliers has been in his last rodeo...

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  5. Richmond Spiders and Mike London Gaining National Attention

    Polls in college football are often dissected and analyzed at a ridiculous level. After all, determining who's the best team and who's the 14th-best team is not an exact science. In fact, it can be downright boggling...

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  6. Duke vs. Virginia Football: Bowl Dreams on the Line

    To dream the impossible dream. Two ACC programs are on the verge of improbable, unbelievable endings to this season and these dreams come to a clash this Saturday. On one hand you have the Duke Blue Devils...

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  7. Georgia Tech Basketball Season Preview 2009-10: Is Paul Hewitt on the Hot Seat?

    Usually finishing dead last in your conference does not lead to a great deal of optimism the following season.  Especially when the mark was a humiliating 2-14. It is even stranger to see that team ranked in the top 25...

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  8. Virginia Steals the ACC Coastal Lead; Trick or Treat?

    Steal (verb): To take without right or permission. Now I usually do not condone stealing, but it is a reality in our day and age.  In sports, stealing happens more often than we would like to admit...

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  9. Virginia Basketball Season Preview: Will "Bennett Ball" Bring Hope?

    Last year was an unmitigated disaster for Virginia basketball. The Cavaliers had trouble running an offense, limiting turnovers, keeping players healthy and could not stop anybody on the defensive end...

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  10. Why Do You Hate Me, Al Groh?

    Dear Coach Groh, How are you?  Allow me to introduce myself.  My name is Ben, a loyal Wahoo.  Both my father and grandfather went to UVA and I became a third-generation Cavalier while you were coach of the Virginia Cavaliers from 2003-2007...

    Ben Gibson Written by Ben Gibson about almost 5 years ago 2,668 reads 38 comments

  11. Pittsburgh Steeler Heath Miller is Still "Money"

    Heath Miller is a scary sight. At 6-5 and 256 pounds, the Pittsburgh Steeler tight end is truly a larger than life figure. Of course, that is nothing new for the Virginia native...

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  12. Virginia Tames The Tar Heels, Now What?

    Football is often about numbers. For most of Al Groh's career, the numbers have been stacked against him. The nine-year head coach of the Virginia Cavaliers is 57-47 overall, 35-30 in the ACC...

    Ben Gibson Written by Ben Gibson about almost 5 years ago 230 reads 7 comments

  13. Homecoming: If Virginia's Al Groh Is Out, Will Mike London Be In?

    They always say you can't go home again, but it happens all the time in football. Coaches return to their alma maters and some end up brilliantly, while others just plain end...

    Ben Gibson Written by Ben Gibson about almost 5 years ago 1,233 reads 5 comments

  14. Iowa Football Continues Climb To Prominence

    "Daryll Clark had his worst performance of the year against Iowa last season, it won't happen again."  These were the words of the ESPN College Gameday crew amidst the fanfare of Happy Valley...

    Ben Gibson Written by Ben Gibson about almost 5 years ago 1,565 reads 7 comments

  15. Virginia Football Won't Have an October To Remember

    Revenge is a dish best served cold. For North Carolina, the memories of an overtime loss last season to the Virginia Cavaliers have hardly faded...

    Ben Gibson Written by Ben Gibson about almost 5 years ago 405 reads 4 comments

  16. Bye Week For Groh, Hello To Tuberville?

    The good news for Virginia football fans is that their team will avoid an eighth straight loss this upcoming weekend. Why? They won't be playing...

    Ben Gibson Written by Ben Gibson about almost 5 years ago 1,557 reads 19 comments

  17. VCU Basketball Prepares For A World Without Eric Maynor

    It is the moment that Virginia Commonwealth University became a household name. Eric Maynor's dagger of a shot in the final seconds against the Duke Blue Devils in the 2007 NCAA tournament sent shockwaves across the college basketball landscape...

    Ben Gibson Written by Ben Gibson about almost 5 years ago 349 reads 5 comments

  18. UVA Football: Is Patience a Virtue?

    With an 0-3 record for the first time in the Al Groh era, the eyes of Cavalier fans are no longer on the head coach, but on Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage...

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  19. A Tale of Two Coaches: Virginia Cavaliers Find New Image

    One of them has coached at Virginia for nine years, the other has yet to coach a single game for the Cavaliers. One came to Charlottesville with joy and excitement surrounding him, the other came with murmurs of disappointment and confusion...

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  20. No Time Like the Present, Virginia Needs to Fire Al Groh Now

    Former President Lyndon Baines Johnson once reportedly said, "If I've lost Cronkite, I've lost middle America." Walter Cronkite, the voice of America for an entire generation, saw the futility in Vietnam and forever changed the course of history...

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  21. UVA Football: Five Questions For Week Two

    Disastrous. That is the best way to describe the opening to Virginia's 2009 season. The Cavaliers lost to an FCS opponent (William & Mary) for the first time in over 20 years and appear to be near the end of the Al Groh era in Charlottesville...

    Ben Gibson Written by Ben Gibson about almost 5 years ago 374 reads 4 comments

  22. UVA Football's Quarterback Quandry: Marc Verica Or Jameel Sewell?

    No rest for the weary. After a humiliating loss at home to FCS team William and Mary, you would imagine the Virginia Cavaliers would be anxious to get back on the field and try to make amends ...

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  23. In Groh We Bust: Writing on the Wall for Virginia Football

    How does one exactly put into words a loss to William and Mary? Granted, Virginia football has had many poor performances in the Al Groh era, particularly in season openers...

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  24. UVA Football: Five Questions For Week One

    The time has finally come. After all the anger and apathy surrounding the Virginia football program a year ago and the hope that reappeared after major staff changes, there is only ...

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  25. UVA Basketball: Cupcake Schedules Equal More Taste, Less Filling

    The University of Virginia, along with every other ACC team, released it's full men's basketball schedule earlier this week. Last season, the Cavaliers suffered through one of the worst campaigns in the last 40 years, only managing to win 10 games...

    Ben Gibson Written by Ben Gibson about almost 6 years ago 879 reads 2 comments