| Jan 26, 2012
| 5:45 AM
Virginia Tech’s 70-68 loss to Brigham Young on Wednesday exposed a consistent shortcoming in Seth Greenberg’s program and the primary reason his Hokies have earned only one NCAA tournament bid:
An inability to beat quality non-conference...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 6:39 AM
Jon Heder grew up watching "The Simpsons" and studied animation in college, so seeing himself animated in Fox's "Napoleon Dynamite" is surreal.
"It is pretty weird," Heder says. "It looks like the character and me and my voice."
Heder has played other...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 10:34 AM
When you make as many mistakes as I do, it's good to get in the habit of learning from them. Just over four years ago, I made a big one about Mormonism, and I thank the good folks at The Sun for giving me a chance to make it right.
During the 2008...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Where they're headed
Top Southland college football recruits who signed NCAA letters of intent Wednesday:
Player, high school, position, college choice
Donta Abron Jr., Upland, running back, Colorado
Jeremiah Allison, Dorsey, linebacker, Washington...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 2:53 PM
VIRGINIA (8-4) vs. AUBURN (7-5)
WHEN/TV: 7:30 p.m./ESPN
WHERE: Georgia Dome, Atlanta.
THE BUZZ: Though Auburn will be missing the most dependable piece of its offense with the suspension of running back Michael Dyer (second in the...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:20 PM
The monthly mixers hosted by the Glendale Latino Assn. are not to be missed. Members and guests mixed it up at the Embassy Suites lobby on Wednesday (Dec. 28). This group knows how to have fun at the same time they raise scholarship dollars for Glendale...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 10:20 AM
With FAU coach Howard Schnellenberger announcing that this will be his final season, speculation has already begun about who will replace the legendary coach who created the program and has been its only coach.
Athletic Director Craig Angelos will make...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:40 AM
No cause for widespread panic, Virginia faithful. Back-to-back losses happen, especially on the road, especially in conference and especially when one of the opponents starts an NBA front line.
Not to suggest blissful optimism, either. The Cavaliers&...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Elizabeth Smart, the Utah woman abducted as a teenager and held captive for months, tied the knot at a private ceremony in Hawaii over the weekend.
"Yes, Elizabeth did get married today and we are all thrilled," said Smart's father, Ed, on Saturday....
| Mar 11, 2012
| 10:19 PM
Selection Sunday used to be fascinating but maddening. Fascinating when the NCAA revealed the bracket for its basketball tournament. Maddening when the selection committee refused to detail its deliberations.
“If I told you, I’d have to...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 7:10 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Emily Tubert (Burroughs High, 2010) sophomore, University of Arkansas women's golf: With Tubert leading the way, the Razorbacks are making a run up the leaderboard at the Liz Murphey...