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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

Virginia Tech's beer, wine sales at football games limited, won't make much money 7/30/2015
Virginia Tech is debuting beer and wine sales at home football games this season, but the availability is strictly limited, will not generate significant revenue and does not foreshadow alcohol at concession stands throughout Lane Stadium.

Nichols' transfer latest example of U.Va. basketball's recruiting civility 7/27/2015
Austin Nichols announced his transfer to Virginia on Sunday and in the process affirmed a strength of Tony Bennett's program.

Hokies trainer: You could never tell Brandon Facyson was hurt 7/24/2015
Earlier this week, Kendall Fuller said fellow Virginia Tech cornerback Brandon Facyson was fully recovered from the leg injuries that sidelined him for most of last season. Head athletic trainer Mike Goforth confirmed the prognosis Friday.

BC's Addazio wants to play ACC rivals such as U.Va., Miami more often 7/23/2015
Steve Addazio became Boston College's football coach in 2013. He will face Virginia for the first time in 2017, Miami in 2018. His maiden road game versus the Hurricanes is scheduled for 2023, his inaugural home date with the Cavaliers in 2024.

Swofford says discussions with ESPN on ACC channel 'right on target' 7/20/2015
PINEHURST, N.C. -- ACC commissioner John Swofford joked Monday that he has mastered the art of talking, but not saying much, about a potential cable channel dedicated to the league. But during a one-on-one interview following his formal news conference, Swofford revealed more about a project that...