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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

Victory over Duke among most unusual in Beamer's 28 seasons at Virginia Tech 11/20/2014
Virginia Tech converted a scant 2-of-15 third downs Saturday at Duke. But man, the two loomed XXL in the Hokies’ 17-16 victory.

ODU poised late in 63-57 victory over Richmond 11/19/2014
Monarchs show potential by ending Spiders' dominance in series Monarchs show potential by ending Spiders' dominance in series

Polar opposite seasons for efficient Duke, mistake-prone Virginia Tech 11/14/2014


Virginia returns to JMU for first time since Sampson era 11/13/2014
Virginia opens its basketball season Friday at James Madison, the Cavaliers’ third visit to Harrisonburg and first since 1982. U.Va.’s lofty national ranking and ACC championship banner notwithstanding, the anticipation for this game pales to that surrounding the first two.

Despite flaws and challenges, Florida State keeps winning 11/7/2014