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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

Ranking ACC nonconference football schedules, explaining added Friday games 1/29/2015
ACC schools vowed in 2001 not to play Friday night football, long the domain of high schools. That changed in 2012, when the conference signed a contract with ESPN that increased rights fees by 30 percent and mandated three Friday games per season.

ESPN's Seth Greenberg analyzes U.Va.-Duke and Cavaliers' prospects against Kentucky 1/28/2015
As Virginia Tech’s coach from 2003-12, Seth Greenberg was 8-10 against Virginia. He won three times at John Paul Jones Arena, including his final game there, a 47-45 victory secured by Dorenzo Hudson’s late 3-pointer.

Friday night games likely at U.Va., Virginia Tech next season 1/27/2015
Friday night college football is very likely to land at Virginia and Virginia Tech in 2015, courtesy of the ACC’s television contract with ESPN.

High-scoring ACC teams await U.Va.'s historically good defense 1/27/2015
Here’s how exceptional Virginia’s defense is: Yielding 47 points Sunday to Virginia Tech ranked among the team’s worst performances this season.

Virginia Tech commits to enhancing benefits for athletes 1/22/2015
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech has rapidly embraced the enhanced benefits for athletes approved at last week’s NCAA Convention.