Led by Malcolm Brogdon who scored 17 points, gathered 11 rebounds, and also had 7 assists Virginia defeated Boston College to improve to 18-5 (9-1). UVA led by as many as 21 points in the second half, but a late 12-0 run by Boston College got them within 6 at 73-67. Virginia was able to close the game at the line for the 10 point win.
More American kids are harboring dreams of becoming the next David Beckham or Leo Messi.
Here are the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Aug. 21.
A U.S. doctor who contracted Ebola has recovered after being treated with an experimental drug.
Earlier this summer the military attempted to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria.