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Olympic Sports Update: No. 2 Virginia holds off Louisville, 2-0

A pair of free kicks gave the Cavaliers the openings they needed on Sunday, as No. 2 Virginia scored twice in the final 16 minutes of play to take a 2-0 victory over Louisville at Klöckner Stadium.


Bennett named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week

Virginia senior Chico Bennett Jr. was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week on Monday. It marks the second-straight week a Cavalier has been recognized by the league it its weekly awards.


Next Saturday’s UVA-Louisville matchup set for Noon kickoff

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the start time for Virginia’s Oct. 8 home football game against Louisville will be at noon. The game will be televised on ACC Network.


Virginia’s defense should be praised, but when is the offense going to show up?

Who would have ever expected Virginia’s defense would be the strength of this football team after the first month of play this season? OK, John Rudzinski, your vote doesn’t count.


Virginia rallies but comes up short in 22-20 loss at Syracuse

Virginia fought back from a 16-point halftime deficit, but a late penalty wiped out a golden opportunity in a 22-20 loss at Syracuse in the ACC opener Friday night.


Scattershooting: Another commit could vault UVA basketball’s recruiting class; Bronco wants to coach again; lots of golden nuggets

Scattershooting around Virginia’s athletic program before kickoff with Syracuse …


UVA preps for tough road game at Syracuse

“The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” welcomes Chris Graham to preview the UVA-Syracuse game on Friday night. Jerry then provides updates on UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett’s efforts on the recruiting trail.


Wahoo Preview, Game 4: Virginia at Syracuse

It will mark just the second meeting between the schools as conference rivals since Syracuse joined the ACC in 2013. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. on ESPN.


Clash of offensive philosophies when Virginia goes up against former coaches Anae & Beck on Friday

The obvious storyline of Virginia’s game at Syracuse on Friday night is the matchup between the Cavaliers and their former coaches Robert Anae and Jason Beck.


Nation’s No. 25 overall prospect Jackson has UVA in final seven, likes Bennett’s ability to get him to NBA

Elmarko Jackson announced his top seven schools, and dates for visits for all but one. His final seven: Virginia, Villanova, Miami, Kansas, Notre Dame, Texas and UCLA.


Elliott says Kemp out for Syracuse; more notes from his weekly presser

For the second game in a row, Virginia will be without one of the key figures in its pass-receiving corps, in slot receiver Billy Kemp IV.


UVA in the mix for Ohio State decommit, combo guard George Washington III

George Washington III told On3 that he is considering only five schools: Virginia, Michigan, Wake Forest, Louisville and Dayton.


ACC’s Board of Directors announces relocation of league headquarters to Charlotte

The Atlantic Coast Conference Board of Directors, representing all 15 member institutions, announced Tuesday that the conference office will relocate its headquarters to Charlotte, N.C., in 2023.


‘Just let Brennan be Brennan’ might be UVA’s best strategy

Nobody is harder on Brennan Armstrong than Brennan Armstrong.


Virginia new No. 1 in latest Golfweek poll, becoming 13th Cavalier program to be ranked on top

For the first time in its history, the Virginia men’s golf program is ranked as the top team in the nation. In its updated rankings published Monday, Golfweek has the Cavaliers atop its college golf standings.


Farrell named ACC Specialist of the Week, Groza Award Star of the Week recipient

Virginia kicker Brendan Farrell was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Specialist of the Week on Monday. Additionally, Farrell was one of three kickers to be listed as a Lou Groza Award Star of the Week.


Cavaliers-Blue Devils game to kick off at 7:30 on Oct. 1 in Durham

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the start time for Virginia’s Oct. 1 football game at Duke will be 7:30 p.m. The game will be televised on ACC Regional Sports Networks.


Elliott made smart, effective changes that helped Virginia’s offense get back on track

After not scoring a touchdown in a loss at Illinois a week ago, Tony Elliott quickly recognized something had to change.


Even after previous miss, UVA’s Farrell didn’t lose confidence; boots walk-off, game-winner

Virginia kicker Brendan Farrell needed another chance. Actually, the Cavaliers were glad he had that opportunity after he missed a 36-yard field goal with 3:07 remaining in the game and the team nursing a 13-7 lead over Old Dominion.


Freshman RB Brown impressive vs. ODU; makes case for more touches

After struggling to move the ball in last week’s deflating loss at Illinois, the Virginia offense got a much-needed spark from first-year running back Xavier Brown on Saturday against Old Dominion.