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Before I shift too much into football mode, I did want to circle back and do a post looking ahead to the next Virginia basketball season as I promised at the end of my revised top 10 UVa games list. This is a post I've published in the April-June time frame for the past few years, but because of the uncertainty surrounding sports, and the fact that I was compiling and writing my various "best games attended" lists, I put it on the back-burner.

OK, so diving righ...

The Cavaliers continued to add transfers to the offense Sunday, receiving a pledge from graduate transfer running back Shane Simpson, who played for five seasons at Towson. Simpson, who chose UVa over Texas, will be immediately eligible and will have one year left. He also drew interest from Duke, Wake Forest, Florida State, Pittsburgh, Northwestern and Penn State.

After months of speculation and rumors, the ACC on Wednesday released its plan for football and other fall sports.

This is what the plan boils down to for the Virginia football team: Five ACC home games against Boston College, Duke, Louisville, North Carolina, and N.C. State. Five ACC road games against Clemson, Florida State, Miami, Virginia Tech, and Wake Forest. Plus one nonconference game that needs to be played at Scott Stadium or in the state of Virginia, ...

Last week, I revisited my 2009 column of the top 10 Virginia basketball games I had attended. As I did with my football list, I am updating the hoops list. The 2009 list covered games from the 2000-01 through 2008-09 seasons. Obviously, starting with the 2009-10 season, Tony Bennett arrived in Charlottesville, and the perspective of all Virginia b

Virginia landed its highest-ranked recruit in the Class of 2021 thus far Friday morning: four-star offensive tackle Logan Taylor.

I hope you enjoyed my trip down memory lane during the past two posts as I recounted some of my favorite Virginia football games I've attended.

If you missed them: top 10 from September 2009; new top 10

To honor Chris Williams, aka "Big Smooth", one of my favorite Virginia Basketball players ever, I present this video that I made back in 2017, to honor Smooth's premature death.

Williams would have been 40 today. He came to my mind recently because Carson McCorkle took number 33 - to honor his father and Larry Bird. I was looking at this video and it was when I got to the end that I learned coincidentally TODAY is Smooth's birthday.

A little over a week ago, I revisited a list I created in 2009 detailing the top 10 UVa football games I had attended with a promise to update that list now that we are (hopefully) heading toward the 2020 season. In that Cavalier Daily column, I compiled my record in all the games I had went to up to that point, which included three home games each in 1999 and 2000, every home game except two from 2001-2008, two road games in 2007, and the 2002 Continental Tire

In honor of Washington State's statewide day of action this past Friday and in solidarity with all of the University of Virginia athletes speaking out for the Black Lives Matter movement, Seattle Hoo and special guest Isaiah Wilkins discussed police treatment of Black citizens, Isaiah's experiences, the protest movement, some of the solutions that have been proposed, including defunding or abolishing police departments, and the political activism of UVA athletes - including Isaiah himself. This podcast presents the views of Seattle Hoo himself and does not reflect a HOOS Place corporate statement or position. All of HOOS Place's contributors have complete editorial freedom and Seattle cho...

Hoos Place recruiting guru StLouHoo joins Seattle Hoo and Val in the virtual studio to talk football recruiting. StLou gives the rundown on transfers for 2020, including the latest get, then breaks down the early 2021 commits and what it all means. Football is not the only program with great recruiting news right now, as Val tells us about Steve Swanson's great 2020 class for women's soccer.