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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

Can you name the former ACC guards who were Division I head coaches this season? 3/27/2015
Jeff Jones and Johnny Dawkins this week guided their respective teams to the National Invitation Tournament semifinals. Meanwhile, Charlotte hired Mark Price, with Bobby Hurley reportedly interviewing at DePaul, and Arizona State targeting Jeff Capel.

Five regional semifinalists sweet, but ACC needs to end Final Four drought 3/24/2015
Absent remarkable stamina, a forgiving boss, Dan Patrick’s man cave and Jerry Lucas’ memory, absorbing the NCAA tournament’s 48-games-in-four days opening salvo borders on impossible. You simply need some time to process it all before the regional semifinals commence.

U.Va., Kentucky, Duke part of historically dominant top of NCAA bracket 3/18/2015
Virginia entered last year’s NCAA basketball tournament with a 28-6 record. The Cavaliers were 3-3 versus the top 25 on the Rating Percentage Index, 5-4 against the top 50. Their worst loss was at No. 75 Maryland in overtime.

Projected NCAA tournament field includes six from ACC, three from Atlantic 10 3/15/2015
The clock reads 2:13 a.m., Selection Sunday, so no avoiding the annual guesswork and numbers parsing required of projecting the NCAA basketball tournament field of 68.

Why Virginia still could deserve a No. 1 NCAA tournament seed 3/15/2015
Amid all the chatter of whether ACC semifinal losses Friday might have cost Virginia and/or Duke No. 1 NCAA tournament seeds, more than one sage acquaintance asked the following: