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Walk-on warms Devilish hearts

Everybody has their favorite feel-good story in the world of sports. Feel-Good Story of the Week: Start with two cups of some guy named Az-zahir Hakim, add a pinch of Arena Football lifer Kurt Warner, sprinkle in a teaspoon of Dick Vermeil (tears included), mix, then heat until warm ... or absolutely sizzling.


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St. John's gets Cuffe to commit

High school power forward Kyle Cuffe has chosen St. John's over Virginia and two other schools, several recruiting sources reported yesterday. The 6-foot-8, 225-pound senior from Rice High School in New York City was considering Florida State and Villanova in addition to the Red Storm and the Cavaliers. "Apparently it happened" yesterday, said Brick Oettinger of Prep Stars Recruiting Handbook. "He decided to commit to St.


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Field hockey strives to end skid

After dropping a surprising match to James Madison and a disappointing ACC loss to North Carolina, the Virginia women's field hockey team looks forward to its match versus Radford to try to reverse the streak tonight at University Hall Turf Field. "Radford should be a great opportunity for our team to get back on track, and hopefully we can come together and do that," Cav Coach Jessica Wilk said. The Cavs desperately need to get the wheels of their field hockey machine back on track as the team attempts to begin its final roll to postseason play.


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Thomas Jones,

Tiki Barber broke Virginia rushing records, earned a spot with the New York Giants and graduated with a degree from the Commerce School.


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Field hockey strives to end skid

After dropping a surprising match to James Madison and a disappointing ACC loss to North Carolina, the Virginia women's field hockey team looks forward to its match versus Radford to try to reverse the streak tonight at University Hall Turf Field. "Radford should be a great opportunity for our team to get back on track, and hopefully we can come together and do that," Cav Coach Jessica Wilk said. The Cavs desperately need to get the wheels of their field hockey machine back on track as the team attempts to begin its final roll to postseason play.


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Vahaly first ACC player to make All-American final

Third-year tennis player Brian Vahaly lost yesterday to Stanford's K.J. Hippensteel 6-1, 6-3 in the finals of the 1999 Reebok/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Men's All-American Championships at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center at the University of Texas. Despite the loss, Vahaly is the first ACC player to reach the All-American final.


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Soccer team feels Tiger bite

After dominating through a scoreless first half against Clemson at Klöckner Stadium, the Virginia men's soccer team suffered its fifth defeat of the season as the Tigers notched two goals in the closing minutes of the second half to post a 2-1 victory. The defeat marks the first time in nine years that Virginia (7-5-1, 1-3-1 ACC) has lost more then five games in a season.


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Fan criticism rankles Cavaliers

Dan Ellis could think of only one place to escape the scathing boos and hisses that had cascaded down upon him just a few hours earlier in Virginia's first home loss to Duke since 1981: the library. Think again. "I was going to go study, and somebody flicked me off," the Cav quarterback said.