Players in a November 2019 football game between the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech (Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images).

Football must address brain trauma to survive | Bob Lewis

BY: - August 26, 2022

What I’d tell my 16-year-old self before the 1972 season about the game I loved.


What happens when laws that suppress protests clash with our freedoms? | Opinion

BY: - July 20, 2022

Americans have always held, as a matter of faith, that if they don’t like something, at least they have the freedom to raise hell about it.


Spare us your thoughts and prayers. Do your jobs | Bob Lewis

BY: - May 30, 2022

The United States is a nation awash in firearms and lacking the political will to enact commonsense reforms to address it.


Don’t be surprised if the GOP tests its anti-crime message in Virginia. But will it work?

BY: - July 20, 2021

July is on its way toward being the deadliest month because of a grisly Independence Day weekend in which more than 150 people were fatally shot in 400 separate shooting incidents.


Voting doesn’t need to be a gauntlet. Republicans are doing all they can to make it one anyway | Bob Lewis

BY: - June 10, 2021

Rather than stand up to Trump’s madness, GOP legislatures and governors fearful of angering him and his worshipful followers are dutifully making it harder to vote.


What to make of ‘cancel culture’ and the price of free speech? | Opinion

BY: - April 28, 2021

One thing the 21st century has taught us is that Americans are losing the essential ability to disagree agreeably and that free speech can be expensive.


What happened in Washington should never be forgotten or forgiven. The GOP must answer for it | Opinion

BY: - January 7, 2021

You own this now, Republican Party, or at least those of you who’ve enabled Trump or sat silent for years as he corruptly sought to hollow out every meaningful institution of democracy for his own insatiable aggrandizement and advancement.