CHARLOTTESVILLE —It’s understandable if basketball fans are doing a double-take this year when they see Virginia’s scores roll across the television or computer screens.
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Chris Beatty was the co-offensive coordinator at Illinois in 2012 when he first took notice of Taquan “Smoke” Mizzell.
CHARLOTTESVILLE — On a day when Virginia football coach Mike London and five prominent members of his team met with the media, nobody was looking past this week.
CHARLOTTESVILLE — As one of the Virginia running backs who occasionally attempts a pass in practice, junior Taquan Mizzell felt qualified to judge one of his companions’ effort Saturday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE —Having squandered a 22-point lead when it last played host to Duke, Virginia might have thought it couldn’t possibly happen twice.
CHARLOTTESVILLE — As Virginia’s football season winds to a close, attention is certain to be focused on UVa’s 11-game losing streak against Virginia Tech.
WASHINGTON — Virginia said it was looking for some early season non-conference men’s basketball tests, and the Cavaliers maybe got more than they asked for Monday night.
CHARLOTTESVILLE — It wouldn’t be mid-November if the future of Virginia football coach Mike London wasn’t a prime topic of conversation among the Cavalier fan base.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — On an afternoon when Virginia running back Taquan Mizzell made contributions from start to finish, his biggest play didn’t count.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Having lost in a similar fashion one year earlier at Virginia, Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino was a magnanimous winner Saturday at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.
Clearly, the venue is a major issue for a Virginia football team that takes a 14-game road losing streak to Louisville today.
The Virginia women’s basketball team could find a fork in the road Friday night in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Thirty-some years after the Ralph Sampson teams were the toast of Charlottesville, Virginia men’s basketball has some new benchmarks.
CHARLOTTESVILLE — At the suggestion that Virginia’s defense is giving up long passes at an alarming rate, coach Mike London responded without the slightest hesitation Monday.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Virginia had kept the play for a special occasion since the preseason, and quarterback Matt Johns thought the Cavaliers executed it to perfection Saturday.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — On an afternoon when Virginia’s football team scored in every way possible, one touchdown didn’t get the job done.
MIAMI — One team has won four of the last five games in the Virginia-Miami football rivalry and, probably as a surprise to some, it’s not the Hurricanes.
Mike London’s introduction to Kendall Bayne was so random that it’s a wonder they had a relationship at all.
CHARLOTTESVILLE — For the second week in a row, Virginia will be facing an opponent involved in one of the most bizarre endings from college football’s previous weekend.
Time doesn’t cure all ills. Or at least it didn’t for ex-Virginia running back Nikki Fisher.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In case anybody wants to know when this season’s college basketball championship game will be played, Virginia senior Anthony Gill has the answer.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Virginia men's basketball team was picked second in the ACC's preseason media poll today, with Virginia Tech picked 14th out of 15 teams.
CHARLOTTESVILLE — There was no message of a bruised psyche on Virginia’s football injury report Monday.
Virginia needs no introduction to the architect of North Carolina’s rebuilt defense.
Intrasquad scrimmage is Saturday
Virginia running back Albert Reid, injured late in the Cavaliers’ 44-38 victory over Syracuse, has been declared questionable for UVa’s game Saturday at North Carolina.
If Saturday’s contest at Lane Stadium comes down to the kicking game, Beamer Ball might have some competition.
Virginia has taken a football commitment for 2017 from John tight end Kirven, a 6-foot-6, 240-pound tight end from nearby Woodberry Forest, a boarding school 40 minutes from Charlottesville.
One of my few regrets after publication this week of a story on Virginia’s 1990 football team (When UVa was No. 1) was an inability to talk to more people.
Anybody with an interest in University of Virginia football should know by now that the Cavaliers are one of two teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision -- along with Wake Forest -- that have not ca...
Doug Doughty's ballot for this week's AP Top 25 football poll.
Just a little numbers crunching as we hunker down in advance of Hurricane Joaquin:
1. Ohio State
A 56-14 loss to Boise State on Friday night only trails 59-10 losses to Oregon and Clemson in 2013 on a list of the Cavaliers’ most lopsided losses during Mike London’s six-year tenure as head coac...
With three games completed, Virginia’s Matt Johns has established himself as the ironman of ACC quarterbacks.
In his five years as a Virginia offensive lineman, Jay Whitmire has seen it all.
1. Ohio State
CHARLOTTESVILLE – On an afternoon when Virginia’s football team may have won a few hearts, it was another sort of victory the Cavaliers were seeking.
Woodberry Forest football coach Clint Alexander had been looking forward to watching C.J. Prosise play at Virginia this weekend, just not at the position Alexander had anticipated.
If he takes a minute to sit back and reflect back on Virginia’s last football game in California, sixth-year head coach Mike London might feel better about the Cavaliers’ chances Saturday against U...
It’s hard to believe that I could write 1,818 words on the recent history of Virginia quarterbacks (see last Sunday's Roanoke Times) and there’s so much more that could be said.
HEADLINE: Annual ranking of UVa athletic programs
Robert Snyder, a 6-foot-3, 215-pound linebacker from Collins Hill High School in Suwanee, Georgia, has become the 22nd football player to make a commitment to Virginia for 2016.
University of Virginia football fans probably would not be surprised – or impressed – to hear that sixth-year UVa football coach Mike London is 4-9 against Top 25 opposition.
New Virginia recruit Matt Terrell did not arrive as Liberty Christian Academy as a touted prospect, at least not in football.
Common sense would suggest that Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Durham, North Carolina, would not be fertile recruiting grounds for the University of Virginia men’s basketball program.
Justin Anderson’s decision to forgo his final season of college eligibility followed discussions with a group of former Virginia players who have played in the NBA, including ex-teammate Joe Harris.
While Virginia men’s basketball fans would like to know that junior Justin Anderson will complete his college eligibility before looking toward the NBA, it’s not as if coach Tony Bennett is withhol...
1. Ohio State
How Doug Doughty voted in this week's AP Top 25 poll:
Windill Warren Bland, 60, of Clifton Forge, died, Thursday November 26, 2015.
Prestin Walter Moore, 12, of Roanoke, Va., passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015. Arrangements by Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home, 540-344-1271.
Robert Lee (Bob) Miller, 74, of Boones Mill, went home to be with Jesus Thursday, November 26, 2015. He was born September 18, 1941 a son of the late, Maude Miller Arnold. In addition to his mother he is preceded in death by a son, Clay Miller; sister, Lana Barr; brother, David Arnold.
Norrid Lee Eversole, 85, of Wytheville, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015.