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Past articles by Doug:

New Army basketball coach praises Timesland influences

If basketball coach Jimmy Allen wanted to say that Army was his dream job, nobody could have blamed him. → Read More

UVa names Bronco Mendenhall as head football coach

Virginia has named Brigham Young coach Bronco Mendenhall its new head football coach. → Read More

Doug Doughty: Mr. Roanoke rugby and a lot more

On the way to work Tuesday morning, I made it a point to drive by way of Marshall Avenue and Fifth Street Southwest. → Read More

Virginia beats Virginia Tech, 69-57

CHARLOTTESVILLE – While it’s possible that Virginia sophomore London Perrantes may have re-broken his nose Saturday at John Paul Jones Arena, there was nothing crooked about his stat line. → Read More

Virginia falls to Duke 69-63

CHARLOTTESVILLE – Fourth-ranked Duke scored on its last six possessions Saturday night, hitting four 3-pointers in the process, in handing second-ranked Virginia its first loss of the season. → Read More

Future uncertain for UVa's Miles Gooch

One of the feel-good stories of Virginia’s football season may not have a happy ending. → Read More

Player is 2nd to commit to UVa's 2016 men's basketball team

The Virginia men’s basketball program continued to build for the future Monday when it took an oral commitment from Kyle Guy, a 6-foot-2 junior at Lawrence Central High School in Indianapolis. → Read More

UVa runs out of time, falls to Duke

DURHAM, N.C. – Reserve quarterback Thomas Sirk threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to tight end David Reeves with 7:23 remaining Saturday and Duke held off Virginia 20-13 at Wallace Wade Stadium. → Read More

Virginia hammers Kent State

CHARLOTTESVILLE – Winless Kent State gave Virginia fits for a half Saturday before the Cavaliers took control and defeated the Golden Flashes 45-13 before a crowd of 33,526 at Scott Stadium. → Read More

Doughty: 1974 death of Alfredo Edmead still haunts

Alfredo Edmead's death was a tragedy at least one young reporter will never forget. → Read More

Artie Lewicki makes gut decision pay off

OMAHA, Neb. — Texas Christian baseball coach Jim Schlossnagle could sense that Virginia relief pitcher Whit Mayberry was vulnerable and so could UVa coach Brian O’Connor. → Read More

Equipment probably why home runs have become a rarity in college ball

OMAHA, Neb. — It’s the bats. No, it’s the balls. → Read More

Coveted tackle Austin Clark to announce pick

Coveted Rockbridge County offensive lineman Austin Clark has made up his mind on a college choice and won’t be sitting on his decision much longer. → Read More

Cavaliers reach College World Series

CHARLOTTESVILLE – If he could do it against his Virginia baseball teammates, he could do it against anybody. → Read More

UVa's offense wakes up in time to even series with Maryland

CHARLOTTESVILLE – In order to strand baserunners, it is necessary to have baserunners, which was the source of some consolation to Virginia baseball coach Brian O’Connor after a loss to Maryland in the opening game of the Charlottesville Super Regional. → Read More

Bennett signs deal to stay at UVa till 2021

Outside of appointing Tony Bennett its men’s basketball coach for life, Virginia couldn’t have given him much more security than he received Tuesday. → Read More

Johns Hopkins upsets UVa men's lacrosse

CHARLOTTESVILLE — One of the mottoes of the Virginia men’s lacrosse team this season was “A Hard Road to Glory,” the title of a book written by late tennis champion Arthur Ashe. → Read More

UVa Insider for May 8: Commitment to QB pays off for Virginia

As disappointed as Virginia might have been when hotshot local quarterback Christian Hackenberg committed to Penn State in the winter of 2012, there was a player to be named later. → Read More

Nick Johns commits to UVa

Nick Johns, rated one of the top 25 pro-style quarterback prospects in the country by multiple services, announced Tuesday that he is committed to Virginia for 2015. → Read More

UVa tops Florida State 62-50

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Virginia built a 22-point second-half lead Saturday and held on for a 62-50 victory over Florida State, the Cavaliers’ first win in Tallahassee since 2001. → Read More