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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

Bowl picture cloudy for U.Va.-Virginia Tech winner, other ACC teams 11/25/2014
Forecasting ACC bowl destinations, including that of Friday’s Virginia Tech-Virginia winner, is far more difficult this year because of the inaugural College Football Playoff and the league’s more nuanced postseason food chain.

Virginia likely secures London's job with rout of Miami 11/22/2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE – During preseason practice, Virginia receiver Canaan Severin made a circus, one-handed catch on a seam route. Those type of plays, Severin told graduate assistant coach Clint Sintim that day, are ones you want to save for a game.

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