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David Teel
Columnist, Sr
My Role

Best gig imaginable for an arrested-development sports fan, commenting on our games and the people who play them.
My Biography

The Daily Press has been my newspaper home since 1984 after previous stops in Fayetteville, N.C., Lynchburg, Va., and Ocean City, Md. I grew up in Baltimore, graduated from James Madison University in 1981 and still type with two fingers. My wife, Jill, is the family's most accomplished athlete and astute sports observer.

My Interests

Family, movies, books, music, sports, politics.
My Recent Articles

Hall of Fame broadcaster Bill Roth leaving Virginia Tech for UCLA 4/22/2015
Bill Roth arrived at Virginia Tech in 1988, less than a year removed from college graduation. He departs as a Hall of Fame broadcaster and beloved Hokie.

Ohio State's starting QB for opener at Virginia Tech no clearer after spring game 4/20/2015
Virginia Tech has been a double-digit home underdog twice in the last 20 years, with the third almost certain to be next season’s opener against Ohio State. Indeed, the online gambling site 5Dimes has set an early line of 19.5 points.

With so many MIA, Virginia's spring game reveals little 4/18/2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE – Quin Blanding was in All-America form, and T.J. Thorpe has big-play potential. Gleaning much more from Virginia’s spring football game requires a vivid imagination and/or a graduate degree from Belichick University.

Bennett hiring veteran head coach Brad Soderberg for U.Va. staff 4/17/2015
Brad Soderberg called as I barreled down I-85 toward the ACC basketball tournament in Greensboro, N.C. The subject was Virginia coach Tony Bennett, his valued colleague and friend, and he could not talk enough.

Putting Virginia's two-year basketball run in context 4/16/2015
Three Division I basketball teams lost fewer games than Virginia this past season. Three. That’s among 351 schools.