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Virginia’s Morgan Brian named 2013 MAC Hermann Trophy Winner

Virginia junior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) was announced tonight as the 2013 winner of the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy. Brian becomes the first person in

Top 5 U.Va. Sports Moments of 2013

Let us know your opinion on top sports moments in the comments.

Postscript to a Season

If you love sports, your heart eventually gets broken.

The Captain

John Leys reflects on football and war.

Winning in the Rain

A photo essay captures moments from the women's soccer team's fierce, double-overtime victory against Notre Dame at Klöckner Stadium in October.

Sports Briefs

News from the NBA, the Richmond Football Club in Australia and the U.Va. women's field hockey team.

A Head for the Game

Alumnus Kevin Guskiewicz is at the forefront of diagnosing and understanding concussions.

U.Va. study measures effects of head trauma in sports

ESPN: Virginia’s Joe Harris has big dreams for himself and the Cavaliers

Golf’s Sacred Journey

Golf’s Sacred Journey

Sports psychologist David L. Cook (Grad '84) recently released the sequel to his bestselling first book Golf’s Sacred Journey. The sequel, Johnny’s U.S. Open: Golf

My Attempt at Swimming the English Channel

My Attempt at Swimming the English Channel

On August 1, 2013, I made my attempt to swim across the English Channel. At age 59, I am the second oldest American female "Channel Aspirant."

My love of open



Current and former Cavaliers admit to holding numerous superstitions, or what some of them call "pregame rituals."

Mark Bernardino Retires

Mark Bernardino Retires

After 35 years of coaching and 27 ACC titles, swimming and diving coach retires.

Olympic Twist

Olympic Twist

Nine years after competition, shot putter Adam Nelson wins Olympic gold.



Former Cavaliers Tony Covington and Ted Jeffries bring expertise to U.Va. broadcasts.

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    Professor Alon Confino offers his thoughts on how humans use stories to explain our history and justify our motivations for doing things—the good things and especially the bad ones.

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