Through the dying years of the Jeff Jones era and the first season of Pete Gillen's regime, the Virginia student body did not get many chances to storm the court.
FT. LAUDERDALE-The Virginia football's holiday trip to beautiful South Florida for the micronpc.com Bowl Dec.
After beginning the season at VMI's Keydet Invitational, the action returns home where the Cavalier wrestling team, led by Coach Lenny Bernstein, will take on John Trudgeon's Keydets, in their first dual meet of the season. Last weekend, Virginia wrestled in the 1999 Cliff Kenn Las Vegas Collegiate Wrestling Invitational, in which some of the nation's top wrestlers contended for a title.
Attention ESPN, FOX Sports, The Sporting News, Sports Illustrated and any other media outlet considering the release of a list of the "Century's greatest athletes ... most electrifying performers ... top CBA power forwards" or other such ridiculous countdowns -- don't.
Somebody has to say it: Thomas Jones got screwed. Imagine my surprise as I scanned the list of finalists for the Heisman Trophy Monday afternoon.
After suffering an 83-61 drubbing at the hands of Duke Sunday, the Virginia women's basketball team defeated Loyola 77-63, even though the Cavs played much of the game without first-year Schuye LaRue. With LaRue sitting for the entire first half, the Cavs struggled initially.
What happened to all the talk? A month ago, fans were lamenting over the Virginia men's soccer team's last place finish in the ACC and saying how the team's great dynasty was over. But now that the Cavaliers are in the final eight of the NCAA Tournament, one win away from going to Charlotte for the College Cup, soccer's Final Four, their seven regular season losses are a world away. All the college coaches who complained that it was unfair that the Cavaliers received the sixth seed in the tournament after entering with the most losses of all 32 teams are eerily silent now that the Cavs are one of only three seeded teams still alive. A month ago, you also would have heard about how this team was too young and too inexperienced to do anything but wait until next year.
The Virginia volleyball team faces a stern test in its second trip to the NCAA Tournament, as it tackles Pac-10 power Arizona in the first round. The Cavaliers (19-11, 9-7 ACC) square off with the No.
Pete Rose was on TV again the other night. He just won't shut up. Baseball's all-time hit king spent his Tuesday night blathering to ESPN's Bob Ley on "SportsCenter" that his lifetime ban from the game should be lifted.