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WATCH: Countdown to Virginia Football: #15 Matt Johns is still fighting for his position

Via Streaking the Lawn
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Virginia coach Mendenhall not ready to anoint QB

Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall has a pretty good idea who his starting quarterback will be, but he's not ready to make that decision public just yet. An announcement will likely come by the middle of next week, the Cavaliers' first-year coach said Friday, and he thinks the players have an idea already. ''I think so, just simply by the amount of repetition and how we've been...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia knows starting QB, Bronco Mendenhall to announce soon

The Virginia football program finally has its starting quarterback, but we are still waiting to learn who. Returning starter Matt Johns  has been competing with senior Connor Brewer and junior transfer Kurt Benkert for the starting job, but quarterbacks coach Jason Beck says the No. 1 has already been established. “It’s been a good competition but it did play itself out where...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Countdown to Virginia Football: #18 Nicholas Conte’s big leg could send a message to the ACC

Via Streaking the Lawn
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WRs Levrone, Dowling looking to bounce back for Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Virginia wide receivers coach Marques Hagans is hoping for big seasons from his guys in the Cavaliers' new ''Air Raid'' offense, and he hopes some of those contributions come from juniors Andre Levrone and Doni Dowling. Both are coming back from injuries that turned last season into a washout. ''I look at everybody the same, but I guess I'm personally...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Former Virginia Captain Rijo Walker joins College Football Playoff Staff

Via Streaking the Lawn
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mendenhall hopes Virginia buy-in produces Saturday wins

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Former BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall has brought a new way of doing things to Virginia, using his theories of ''earned, not given'' and ''there are two ways of doing things: right, or again'' in trying to steer the Cavaliers to the success that has been elusive for so long. The Cavaliers did not have a typical spring game, but instead a typical practice...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron James, Cavaliers Agree to 3-year, $100 Million Contract

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to a three-year, $100 million contract, according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. LeBron James new 3-year, $100 MILLION deal makes him highest paid player in the league for first time at $31M this season — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) August 11, 2016 The deal brings a series of first for James. Earning $31 million next...
Via CBS DC
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Taquan "Smoke" Mizzell: The Most Complete RB In The ACC

Taquan "Smoke" Mizzell is looking to build on a big 2015 season that saw him lead the Cavaliers in rushing and set a receiving record for running backs in the ACC. The senior back was the only non-wide receiver to be named to the 2016 Biletnikoff Award watch list. See the moves that make "Smoke" special right here!
Via ACC Digital Network
12 days ago

WATCH: Countdown to Virginia Football: #27 OLB Malcolm Cook looks to fill a hybrid role under Mendenhall’s defense

Via Streaking the Lawn
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Morgan Brian: From Virginia Star To Rio Olympian

Morgan Brian and her USWNT teammates kickoff their campaign for a gold medal in the 2016 Olympics in Rio against New Zealand. Brian is key to the success of this year's team, but before this she was making a name for herself on the pitch for the Virginia Cavaliers.
Via ACC Digital Network
20 days ago

Video: Diamond Dallas Page gives Virginia shoutout for using ‘DDP Yoga’

Ever since his wrestling career ended, Diamond Dallas Page has been trying to help turn others’ lives around after he started his own workout program “DDP Yoga.” It seems the Virginia Cavaliers football team have heard about the success of the program and decided to take advantage of it. “DDP Yoga” has helped many people across the country get into a healthier lifestyle...
Via Campus Sports Net
28 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia freshman Jay Huff dunks from the free throw line

The Virginia Cavaliers have been one of the top teams in college basketball for the past couple of seasons, and recruiting guys like Jay Huff shows why. The Cavaliers have one of their best recruiting classes ever for the upcoming season, and Huff is a part of it. He’s a 6’11” stud power forward for North Carolina, and showed off his athleticism after he finished a dunk from...
Via The Comeback
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets sign 7-foot center Mike Tobey from Virginia

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Charlotte Hornets have signed 7-foot Virginia center Mike Tobey. Financial terms were not disclosed Monday. Tobey averaged 6.8 points and 4.0 rebounds in 16.3 minutes in four seasons at Virginia. He shot 62.2 percent last season, third best in the ACC. He won the ACC's Sixth Man of the Year as a junior. Hornets general manager Rich Cho says Tobey impressed...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

QB Johns embraces changes at Virginia even with job in limbo

Matt Johns is Virginia's incumbent starting quarterback and one of its unequivocal team leaders. In a summer that is part of a new era for the Cavaliers, the fifth-year senior has been leading his teammates through seven-on-seven drills and workouts in the weight room. Johns is embracing the changes though he doesn't know if he will be behind center when Virginia opens Bronco Mendenhall...
Via AP on Fox
July 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Virginia loses OL Sadiq Olanrewaju, Eric Tetlow to medical retirements

After Oregon State announced they would lose two players to medical retirements going forward, the same bit of bad news hit the Virginia Cavaliers. The team announced on Friday that offensive linemen Sadiq Olanrewaju and Eric Tetlow would end their careers due to injuries. Neither player have played a big role for the Cavaliers in recent years after they both missed the 2015 season...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Virginia 2016 football regular season schedule

Bronco Mendenhall takes over as head coach for the Virginia Cavaliers. What can we expect from the Hoos in 2016? Here's the regular season schedule for year one of the Mendenhall era.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

J. Michael may regret saying this about the Cavaliers....

Wizards Insider J. Michael was very confident that the Cavaliers couldn't win the NBA Championship and now he may have to eat his words.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

10 takeaways from NBA Finals after Cavaliers shock Warriors

The Cleveland Cavaliers did the unthinkable in winning the NBA championship in seven games, becoming the first team to erase a 3-1 deficit.My observations:The stepback
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Vegas, baby! Five craziest moments from Cavaliers title celebrations

The Cavaliers beat the Warriors in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, bringing Cleveland's 52-year title drought to an end. The historic victory set off
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

USA Basketball names 25 to Select Team

With the 2016 Rio Olympics creeping up in August, much talk has been surrounding the United States’ International NBA teams, with the biggest news including Steph Curry’s decision to sit out of Rio and LeBron James undecided as to whether he will be a part of this year’s squad. But, one factor that has been decided is the USA Men’s Select Team, which officially announced...
Via The Comeback
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Virginia men’s tennis repeats as national champions

The Virginia Cavaliers are national champions yet again. On Tuesday, the Virginia men’s tennis team won its second-straight NCAA title at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. To earn consecutive national championships, Virginia topped Oklahoma, 4-1. Tuesday’s win gives the Cavaliers three national titles in four years. Interestingly enough, last year’s championship...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Virginia lacrosse coach out after 24 years, 4 championships

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Virginia says hall of fame men's lacrosse coach Dom Starsia is out after leading the Cavaliers to four national championships, 13 Final Fours and six Atlantic Coast Conference titles in 24 seasons as coach. Athletic director Craig Littlepage made the announcement Monday. The 64-year-old Starsia leaves as the winningest coach at the Division I level....
Via AP on Fox
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Virginia lands Arizona State transfer grad Jack Powers

Bronco Mendenhall’s Virginia Cavaliers have just added some talent in the trenches for his first season as head coach. The team announced on Tuesday that former Arizona State offensive lineman Jack Powers would transfer in for the 2016 season. The 6-foot-6, 290-pound rising junior will have two years of eligibility left and will be able to play immediately for the Cavaliers after...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Sophomore quarterback Nick Johns to transfer from Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Sophomore quarterback Nick Johns says he is transferring from Virginia. Johns made the announcement on Twitter, saying the school has granted him an unrestricted release. Virginia confirmed that Johns has been granted his release. Johns, unrelated to incumbent Virginia starting quarterback Matt Johns, got off to a rocky start at Virginia when he was...
Via AP on Fox
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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