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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

After 36 years with Beamer, hard to imagine Foster as coordinator elsewhere 12/17/2014
Bud Foster has played or worked for Frank Beamer since 1979. That’s 36 consecutive seasons for the math impaired and the primary, though not sole, reason I pay little attention to the annual rumors about Foster leaving his post as Virginia Tech’s defensive coordinator.

Virginia men's soccer joins elite ACC company with seventh NCAA title 12/15/2014
Virginia long ago secured its place in college soccer royalty, but the Cavaliers’ seventh national championship Sunday also elevates them among ACC programs in all sports.

U.Va., Duke, Louisville headline early-season ACC basketball 12/4/2014
The ACC failed to win its annual Challenge with the Big Ten for the sixth consecutive year, but led by undefeated Duke, Virginia, Louisville and Miami, there’s much to like about a conference that clearly underperformed last season.

College Football Playoff standings bode well for extra ACC bowl slot 12/2/2014
Tuesday night’s College Football Playoff standings bode well for an easier placement of the ACC’s 11 bowl-eligible teams Sunday, including Virginia Tech.

Sneaky good regular season for ACC football 12/1/2014
For a football brand that still absorbs weekly bashings from national media, the ACC is poised to complete a sneaky good regular season.