Topic: Sports

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Creating quite a racket

Creating quite a racket

With growing success, UVA squash program gains popularity

Squash occupies a peculiar spot in the collegiate athletic firmament—make that the athletic firmament, period. But it’s caught on at UVA, and the team is building its reputation one elite player at a time.

Spring 2016

In the Long Run

In the Long Run

These alumni track athletes aren’t slowing down

Alumni track athletes Erika Pierce, Stephanie Garcia and Robby Andrews aren't showing signs of slowing down any time soon.

Winter 2015

Second Act

Second Act

Show business gives Thomas Jones new direction

After finishing his collegiate career as UVA’s all-time leading rusher, Thomas Jones (Col ’99) spent 12 years in the NFL before heading to Hollywood.

Winter 2015

Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler

Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler

Local race supports breast cancer patients, research and awareness

When Cali and Blaise Gaston were both diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2015, they underwent treatment at UVA and found extraordinary support in the Charlottesville Women's Four Miler race community.

Winter 2015

Talking Virginia Hoops with Mark Titus

Talking Virginia Hoops with Mark Titus

Former Grantland writer weighs in on Bennett, Brogdon and “boring” basketball

Former Grantland writer Mark Titus answers our questions about last year’s men’s basketball team and what might be in store for the season ahead.

Winter 2015

First Things First

First Things First

From the first building on Grounds to the first known female member of the Seven Society, this is our list of some premiere moments in UVA history.

Fall 2015

Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four

Rowers add to already crowded trophy case

The UVA Varsity Four crew brings home its fifth title, edging out Brown and Washington for the most national championships.

Fall 2015

A Mile in Their Shoes

A Mile in Their Shoes

St. Louis Ram Chris Long spends two days removed from the glamour of professional football to learn about homelessness

Former Virginia football player Chris Long spends two days removed from the glamour of professional football to learn about homelessness.

Fall 2015

World Class

World Class

Former Virginia Stars Instrumental in World Cup Triumph

Former UVA women's soccer players Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn reunite with former coach Steve Swanson and bring home the World Cup.

Fall 2015

Virginia Wins College World Series

Virginia Wins College World Series

UVA baseball wins its first national title—the first for an ACC team in 60 years

The Cinderella-story Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt in three games to take home the program’s first national title.

Fall 2015

Coach Brian Boland Has Built a Juggernaut

Coach Brian Boland Has Built a Juggernaut

Men's Tennis Wins 2015 Division I National Championship

Since becoming the head coach of men's tennis in 2002, Brian Boland has built a dynasty, netting two national championships in three years.

Fall 2015

Wrestling’s Rise

Wrestling’s Rise

Garland vs. History

A look at wrestling coach Steve Garland's formidable record.

Summer 2015

Grounds as Playground

Grounds as Playground

Members of UVA's student Parkour group use everyday structures to train.

What look like ordinary walkways, walls and rails to most passersby around Grounds are actually playgrounds to Parkour enthusiasts.

Summer 2015

A Tale of Two “Rudys”

A Tale of Two “Rudys”

UVA club team baseball players make varsity

For the Virginia baseball team and its two newest members, the spring 2015 semester has held some major surprises.

Summer 2015

All in the Family

All in the Family

Hotshot second-year swimmer Leah Smith is fueled by her family’s competitive dynamic

Leah Smith is only the second woman in UVA history to win two national titles and the first to win them during the same meet. Competition, it turns out, is her family's tradition.

Summer 2015

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Highlights

Media Player

Media Player

Why I happily traded 7 million viewers for 20 undergraduates in a classroom. A report from our correspondent on the frontlines.