Whether you watch Game of Thrones or not, you pretty much have to know that the season premiere was airing on Sunday on HBO as it was THE trending topic on social media last week. Former #UVAFB player and current NFL defensive lineman Chris Long, a huge fan of the show, took his dedication one step further, penning this Game of Thrones article for Sports Illustrated.

New Nat

Former #UVABase and Oakland A’s closer Sean Doolittle was traded to the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Once again showing what a class act he is, the Bay Area native penned this open letter to Oakland and posted it on his Twitter.

International Hoos

Former #UVAMBB standout Anthony Gill has signed a two-year deal to play for BC Khimki (Russia) in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. The team posted this Q&A with Gill in which he talks about the opportunity and his previous experience playing in Turkey last season.