| Jun 18, 2011
| 10:00 PM
In many ways, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is like any other church choir. It's an all-volunteer organization that rehearses and performs each Sunday morning.
But in many other ways, the choir stands apart from the musical herd. It's one of the biggest...
| 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&...
| Feb 28, 2012
When both spouses focus solely on the "for richer" part of their marriage vows, there could be trouble, according to a recent study by Brigham Young University and William Paterson University.
The study used self-surveys of 1,700 married couples to gauge...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 3:17 AM
Seth Greenberg has changed Virginia Tech basketball’s scheduling philosophy for the better.
Preparing for his ninth season as the Hokies’ coach, Greenberg has constructed an ambitious non-conference road for Tech in 2011-12 that includes at...
| 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...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 3:08 PM
A glance at the 2011-12 ACC men’s basketball schedule unveiled Wednesday:
State rivals? Virginia and Virginia Tech play Jan. 22 in Charlottesville and Feb. 21 in Blacksburg, again foiling those of us who believe the Hokies and Cavaliers should...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 6:42 AM
We celebrate milestone birthdays and anniversaries. We strive for milestone GPAs and salaries.
But nothing does milestones like sports.
Some are seasonal, others career. But the numbers are indelible.
Baseball's 3,000 hits, football's 2,000 yards and...
| 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...