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Alonso’s passion pays off in a “Breaking the Rock” summer-ending performance

- By Jerry Ratcliffe When Shawn Griswold spoke to UVA’s football team under a blazing Virginia sun Friday morning, he came equipped with a sledgehammer and a rock. Everyone knew what was next, but no one knew who was next. The Cavaliers were finishing up nine weeks – with a break sandwiched in – of the […]

Virginia basketball makes cut lists for 4-Star forward, 3-star wing

- A consensus Top 30, 4-Star forward is showing some interest in Tony Bennett’s Cavaliers.

Virginia basketball lands 4-star wing Leon Bond for Class of 2022

- Virginia basketball has landed another key figure in its recruiting Class of 2022 in 4-star wing Leon Bond from Wauwatosa East High School, just outside Milwaukee, Wisc.

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UVA’s Hauser, Huff agree to free agent contracts with Celtics, Wizards

- Two of Trey Murphy’s teammates agreed to NBA contracts after having not been taken in the league’s annual draft on Thursday night. Murphy was the only Virginia player drafted, selected as the No. 17 player in the first round by the New Orleans Pelicans.

Andrew Abbott begins his MiLB journey in the Arizona heat

- UVA alum Andrew Abbott is beginning his MiLB career in the Cincinnati Reds organization. The lefty joins "The Jerry Ratcliffe Show" to talk about to talk about the next steps on his way to The Show.

Voters: Clemson vs UNC in ACC Championship; no love for UVA

- According to voters who attended last week’s ACC Football Kickoff in Charlotte, this year’s league championship game will come down to defending champion Clemson against North Carolina, with the Tigers coming out on top.

Who wants to be a millionaire? UVA’s Gelof inks with Oakland A’s

- The Oakland A’s made Virginia’s Zack Gelof an instant millionaire this weekend when the former Cavaliers’ third baseman signed a $1,157,400 signing bonus, the full slot value for the No. 60 pick in the Major League Baseball Draft.

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Walsh, Douglass medal in 200 IM in Tokyo

- Virginia teammates Alex Walsh and Kate Douglass captured silver and bronze medals in the 200-meter individual medley on the fifth day of the swimming competition at the Tokyo Olympics.

Four Cavaliers named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars

- UVA golfers Chris Fosdick,, Jimmie Massie, Andrew Orischak and Jack Montague have been named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for their performance in the classroom.

Roper, Grainger, Canada claim gold in women’s eight

- Former Virginia standouts Susanne Grainger (2013) and Christine Roper (2011) helped Canada to a gold medal in the women’s eight Thursday at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

What online sports betting apps are available in Virginia?

- Virginia legalized online sports betting, meaning anyone over the age of 21 and physically located within state lines can place bets at any of the five licensed online sportsbooks.

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