| Sep 8, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Virginia 17, Penn State 16: Michael Rocco connected with tight end Jake McGee for a go-ahead 6-yard touchdown with 1:28 remaining as host Virginia survived four turnovers and 10 penalties to drop Penn State to 0-2 in the Bill O'Brien era.
| Sep 9, 2012
Virginia's victory formula Saturday was just as convention suggested: The Cavaliers' resilient defense bailed out their clumsy offense.
Not buying it? Saved all the preseason mags and Googled all the summer blogs that pegged Virginia as a potent...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 8:28 PM
The last time Virginia had won a football game with a minus-four turnover margin, the Barber twins were sophomores, Mike London was William and Mary’s defensive line coach and Penn State was going undefeated for the fifth, and final time, under...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:06 PM
The Hornets will work out national player of the year Anthony Davis of Kentucky Tuesday morning. On Monday, they worked out two who could pair with Davis: Baylor's Perry Jones and Ohio State's Jared Sullinger.
Jones or Sullinger could be available when...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 7:17 AM
They were nearly inseparable at Kentucky and often were each others biggest cheerleaders. Perhaps that’s why it was only fitting that Kentucky stars Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist were inseparable at Thursday’s NBA draft as well....
| Jul 1, 2012
| 7:56 PM
Just a guess: Henson
You're asking me? I got Jay Bilas on speed-dial for you.
Here's the best-kept secret when NBA writers talk about college players: They have no idea. They can only tell you who their coaches are....
| Jul 9, 2012
| 7:02 AM
The Orlando Magic's practice court at Amway Center will be a focal point of the professional basketball world this week.
Rookies will have an opportunity to learn and to prove they belong in the NBA. Second- and third-year NBA players can show they're...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Empowered by incumbency, Michael Rocco was a changed quarterback during Virginia’s spring practice. Self-assured, relaxed, unafraid.
Little could he have known.
Rocco’s chokehold on the Cavaliers’ starting job loosened considerably...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:37 AM
Transfers and suspensions can radically alter depth charts. Coaching staffs can change on a dime, witness North Carolina’s purging of Butch Davis last July.
But after Sunday’s deadline to declare for the NFL draft, now’s as good a...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:01 AM
Tyshawn Taylor coasted down the right side of the lane, lofted a pass over the Baylor defense, then stood back and watched as Thomas Robinson took to the air, grabbed the ball with his right hand and threw it down with rim-rattling authority.
It was that...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Virginia tailbacks Perry Jones and Kevin Parks rushed for a combined 235 yards last season against Georgia Tech. That’s more ground production than the entire team has generated through two games this season.
So might Saturday’s game road...