| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:52 AM
Dorian Finney-Smith led Portsmouth's Norcom High to state championships as a junior and senior. He was the two-time Virginia player of the year and competed at the highest levels of summer basketball.
Billy Donovan wanted him. Gary Williams and Bill Self...
| 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 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&...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Desperate to get your kid educated, your appeal granted, your screenplay read? There are so many gatekeepers in life, so few open gates.
Among the barriers to entry is the receptionist. Despite that title, when you ask, you rarely receive, at least not...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 9:00 PM
To hear Kevin McCoy talk about UCF, you’d think there was a No. 78 Knights game jersey with the name MCCOY stitched across the back and hanging in the Bright House Networks Stadium locker room right now.
“I’m feeling great about UCF,&...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 11:31 PM
Orlando Dr. Phillips linebacker Phillip Amone will miss the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, which he injured last Friday (Oct. 6) in a win over Orlando Boone.
As many would figure with the competitive nature...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:48 PM
Each week, we bring you a Q&A with a Ravens player, coach or team executive to help you learn a little more about the team. Today's guest is tight end Dennis Pitta.
How would you assess your growth with the Ravens?
Good. I'm comfortable in the offense,...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Imagine if not one, but three, athletes from the same community were selected to the U.S. Olympic team. Now imagine if all three were together in the same sport under the Team USA umbrella.
That's exactly what Alan Knipe, David McKienzie and Russell...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:56 AM
The ACC soon could be under siege. If Big 12 officials meeting this week decide to expand, Florida State and Clemson are potential targets, and if the Seminoles and Tigers exit, others could follow.
Their motivation? Money, of course, real or imagined,...