1. UVA Lacrosse Humbles Hopkins 19-8 in Second Round

    When one discusses the NCAA tournament and Johns Hopkins lacrosse, the word success is often not too far behind. The Blue Jays are second all-time with nine championships since the tournament began in 1971...

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  2. Virginia Lacrosse Vanquishes Villanova 18-6 in First Round

    It's hard to believe that a No. 1 seed has something to prove, but that is exactly what the Virginia Cavaliers had on their minds Sunday afternoon against the Villanova Wildcats. On the surface, it might be easy to overlook an 18-6 victory...

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  3. Breakdown or Breakthrough for Sunday at the Michelob ULTRA?

    With two rounds to go, the result already seemed a forgone conclusion. After all, Lorena Ochoa was the No. 1 ranked golfer in the world and already coming off a victory in the Corona Championship...

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  4. Lorena Ochoa Leads Michelob ULTRA Open but Others Lurk

    The Players Championship is not the only "fifth" major being played this weekend. The Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill in Williamsburg, Va., started play today. The Michelob not only offers one of the biggest purses on tour for the LPGA ($2...

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  5. Chicago's "Baby Bulls" Remain In Infancy

    The final horn had sounded, and while Boston Celtics fans knew they had to regroup for an even more challenging second round match, the Chicago Bulls could only stare into space knowing that their season was over...

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  6. ACC Football by the Numbers: Does NFL Talent Equal Results?

    Anyone who watches sports knows that bringing in talent is simply not enough. Coaches have got to be able to produce with that talent, otherwise it is all the more frustrating for ...

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  7. Breaking Down Virginia Football's Quarterback Race

    If there is something Virginia football fans have become accustomed to it is quarterback controversy. Since the graduation of Marques Hagans in 2005, the Cavaliers have gone through ...

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  8. ACC/Big Ten Challenge 2009 Predictions

    Granted both teams are going to have a different look next season, but clearly the headliner for the 2009 ACC/Big Ten Challenge will be when the Michigan State Spartans seek revenge against the reigning national champion North Carolina Tar Heels...

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  9. The Bleacher Report Jinx: Predictions That Have Gone Terribly Wrong

    If you watch sports long enough, you start to have traditions. You believe that standing in a certain area or wearing a certain article of clothing can makes things happen on the court or on the field...

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  10. The Three Storylines for UVA Basketball's Tony Bennett This April

    While the Tony Bennett era at the University of Virginia is just a few weeks old, there are still some intriguing storylines that have been either played out or will soon be answered for the Cavaliers heading into a new era this offseason...

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  11. Tony Bennett As Virginia's Basketball Coach: Will It Work?

    Well, the dust has settled and the initial shock has worn off for Virginia fans. For two weeks, Virginia's athletic director Craig Littlepage orchestrated a coaching search that featured as much misinformation and vague clues as the U...

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  12. Tony Bennett Agrees To Become Virginia's Basketball Coach

    File this under the letter "U" for "unexpected". We had so many rumors, so many names mentioned. Our series profiled five coaches and the coach Virginia gets was not even on the radar. Heck he wasn't even on the map...

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  13. HOO Will Be Virginia's Next Basketball Coach: Fran McCaffery?

    So my last selection in our series started a wee bit of controversy. Now with the recent news that Virginia Commonwealth's Anthony Grant was taking the reigns of the Crimson Tide basketball ...

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  14. Anthony Grant Agrees to Become Alabama Basketball Coach

    So much for my grand theory. Looks like Donovan's decision is believed by at least former Virginia Commonwealth University coach Anthony Grant. He decided to take the Alabama job, according to the Richmond Times Dispatch...

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  15. Kentucky's Decision Is Billy Gillispie's Loss; Is It Anthony Grant's Gain?

    It's official: Billy Gillispie has officially been shown the door after two years as basketball coach at the University of Kentucky. Guess losing to VMI and Gardner-Webb will not endear you to the Wildcat community...

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  16. HOO Will Be Virginia's Next Basketball Coach: Sean Miller?

    Virginia came to the Cintas Center in 2008 looking to turn their season around like they had the previous season. The Cavaliers had experienced an awful stint in Puerto Rico, dropping two ugly ...

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  17. HOO Will Be Virginia's Next Basketball Coach: Anthony Grant?

    University of Florida's Athletic Director Jeremy Foley boarded a plane one morning in 2007 with the fate of three school's hanging in the balance...

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  18. HOO Will Be Virginia's Next Basketball Coach: Jeff Capel?

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  19. Virginia's Antonio Appleby Hopes Hard Work Pays Off in the NFL Draft

    April 25. It is a date hundreds have circled on their calendar, but for only the select few will it be a day of joy and fulfillment...

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  20. HOO Will Be Virginia's Next Basketball Coach: Tubby Smith?

    Welcome to a new series where we break down the potential candidates to replace Dave Leitao as head coach of the Virginia men's basketball team...

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  21. It's Official, Dave Leitao "Quit" As Head Coach of Virginia

    ESPN's Andy Katz spoke with former Virginia basketball coach Dave Leitao last night about his abrupt resignation after four years at the helm. Leitao's response was far from surprising...

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  22. The Rise and Fall Of Dave Leitao as Virginia's Basketball's Head Coach

    An apathetic and out of control program that lacked fundamentals on the basketball court. These were the complaints Virginia fans had of Pete Gillen, a personable and witty man who had worn out his welcome in Charlottesville...

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  23. Breaking News: Dave Leitao Leaves Virginia

    UPDATE: Washington Post gives both Tubby Smith and Jeff Capel as potential targets. In a rather shocking move, Virginia men's basketball coach Dave Leitao has resigned from his position after four years at the helm...

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  24. Who Is The ACC Rookie of The Year?

    With the all-freshman team announced today, there really appear to be only two options. Two unanimous selections beg the question, who is the freshman of the year in the ACC? Comparing these ...

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  25. Oops Virginia Did It Again! Pops Maryland's Bubble

    Saturday proved, yet again, that rivalry games are always worth watching. Virginia may not be able to hang their hats on much this season. In many ways, this was a year to forget as the Cavaliers stand at 10-17, 4-12 ACC...

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