Besides Sunday’s Super Bowl, where former Wahoo Chris Long was honored with the 2018 Walter Payton Man of the Year award in the pregame, Virginia men’s basketball defeated the Miami Hurricanes 56-46 over the weekend. We also found out that the ESPN College GameDay crew will return to Charlottesville next Saturday for UVa’s anticipated rematch against Duke.
Treat Huey: The end of a year-long break (Wired Interactive Network for Sports)
Great read on UVa tennis alum and Filipino star Treat Huey on his road to recovery.
Nets’ Joe Harris will compete in NBA All-Star 3-Point Contest (New York Post)
After several days of campaigning by his current NBA team, Wahoo legend and Brooklyn Nets swingman Joe Harris is expected to be named to the upcoming Three-Point Contest at this year’s All-Star Weekend on Tuesday. Harris will be joined by brothers Seth and Steph Curry, Dirk Nowitzki, Buddy Hield, and Damian Lillard.
Rodney McLeod, another former Cavalier, agreed to a new contract with his current team, the Philadelphia Eagles, on Friday. McLeod had just seven total tackles in the three games he played in this season.
#Eagles & S Rodney McLeod agreed to a restructured contract that pays him $3M base for 2019 with a $1M more if he plays all 16 games, source said. McLeod, coming off knee surgery, was to make $7.5M this year on a deal through 2020. The last year was cut off & he’s free after 2019— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 1, 2019
Way to go, Brenton!
Wahoowa! Brenton Foster ties UVA’s high jump record of 2.21m (7-3) set in 1990 by Herman Moore (@HMAN84). #gohoos #uvatfcc #highjump #uvajumps pic.twitter.com/ip70uG2FDa— Virginia Track & Field and Cross Country (@UVATFCC) February 2, 2019