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Righting 'sins of omission': Monument honors Virginia women

Oct. 14, 2019 4:18 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Around a thousand people filled Virginia's Capitol Square for the dedication Monday of statues honoring some of the state's trailblazing women, part of a monument organizers say is unlike any other in the country. The new women's monument, about a decade in the making, will eventually...

Redskins feel good after 1st win, prepare for unbeaten 49ers

Oct. 14, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — There was a different feel at the Washington Redskins' practice facility the day after their first victory of the season. It didn't matter that Washington held on to beat the winless Miami Dolphins who missed a 2-point conversation attempt in the final seconds. After Jay Gruden was...

Virginia star cornerback Bryce Hall out for season

Oct. 14, 2019 2:08 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia All-American cornerback Bryce Hall will miss the rest of the season following left ankle surgery. Hall was injured while covering a punt in the second quarter of the Cavaliers' 17-9 loss at Miami on Friday night. The senior had surgery Sunday, and coach Bronco...

Hooker's 3 TD passes lead Hokies past Rhode Island, 34-17

Oct. 12, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Three weeks and a quarterback change appear to have made a significant impact for Virginia Tech. The Hokies had a bye week after their 45-10 loss to Duke three weeks ago, but came back from the break with a new quarterback in Hendon Hooker and the results have followed. They won...

Pick-6 cements James Madison comeback, top Villanova 38-24

Oct. 12, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Ben DiNucci passed for three touchdowns, MJ Hampton returned an interception 83 yards for the winning score and James Madison rallied with a dominant fourth quarter to clip Villanova 38-24 on Saturday in a clash of two teams ranked in the top five of the FCS polls. The...

Miami holds off No. 20 Virginia 17-9 for 1st ACC win

Oct. 12, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami used its backup quarterback and a kicker who had not seen game action since high school three years ago. And the Hurricanes might have saved their season. N'Kosi Perry threw for a touchdown on the opening drive and ran for another with 2:31 remaining, Turner Davidson was 3...

Virginia loses CB Bryce Hall to a lower left leg injury

Oct. 11, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Virginia preseason All-American cornerback Bryce Hall suffered an injury to his lower left leg and was taken off the field on a cart during the second quarter of the 20th-ranked Cavaliers' game at Miami on Friday night. Hall was injured while on punt coverage. An air cast was...

Challenge to Virginia marriage license application continues

Oct. 11, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to dismiss a legal challenge by a group objecting to a requirement that race be listed on Virginia marriage license applications. A lawsuit filed last month against the state registrar and two Virginia court clerks challenges the state requirement to list...

Coastal coaster: No. 20 Virginia visits struggling Miami

Oct. 10, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division has seven teams, and there's been a different champion in each of the last six seasons. Virginia is the outlier. It might be the Cavaliers' turn. The 20th-ranked Cavaliers (4-1, 2-0 ACC) head to Miami (2-3, 0-2) on Friday night in...

US star Pulisic confident in form despite Chelsea benching

Oct. 9, 2019 8:29 PM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Christian Pulisic said he won't let his benching with Chelsea affect his play for the U.S. national team as it prepares for a match against Cuba, pronouncing himself in peak form despite scant playing time of late. "I feel the best I ever have. I feel very confident in my game. I'm not...