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  • School Scraps 'Cougars' Mascot After Called Derogatory

    School Scraps 'Cougars' Mascot After Called Derogatory
    DRAPER, Utah -- It's tough to pick a mascot these days. Over the past few years we've seen several instances of schools being pressured to change their mascots because of cultural sensitives like Miami University of Ohio having to go through a 25-year...
  • Utah school won't allow cougars mascot

    Utah school won't allow cougars mascot
    Hey mascot lovers, are you ready for this absurdity? Students from Corner Canyon High School were given a chance to select a future mascot and chose Cougars. But board members refused the name saying the mascot, Cougars, may offend middle aged women....
  • Teel Time: Freshman Finney-Smith needs to be less deferential for Virginia Tech

    Teel Time: Freshman Finney-Smith needs to be less deferential for Virginia Tech
    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...
  • Absent a playoff, Virginia Tech, others would benefit from reforming bowl system

    Absent a playoff, Virginia Tech, others would benefit from reforming bowl system
    Maddening as college football's postseason is, fairness dictates one concession: It's better than it used to be. Time was when bowls finalized matchups in mid-November. Time was when the champions of the Big Ten, Pacific 12, Big 12 and Southeastern...
  • Pirate act heads to Pullman

    SEATTLE — Mike Leach had just gotten the Texas Tech coaching job in 1999 when he and an assistant coach flew from Lubbock down to Odessa to recruit a decorated receiver named Roy Williams. "Amazing-looking kid," said Manny Matsakis, the former...
  • Kauppila, Cardinal can't complete big comeback at Chapel Hill

    GLENDALE — The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Lonnie Kauppila (Crescenta Valley High, 2008) Stanford baseball, freshman: After having their rally extinguished by the rain on Saturday, Kauppila and the Cardinal...
  • Mormon Tabernacle Choir makes its first visit to Hampton Roads as part of the Virginia Arts Festival

    Mormon Tabernacle Choir makes its first visit to Hampton Roads as part of the Virginia Arts Festival
    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...
  • Teel Time: Loss to BYU continues Virginia Tech's woes against quality non-conference opponents

    Teel Time: Loss to BYU continues Virginia Tech's woes against quality non-conference opponents
    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...
  • Celebrity Scoop: Jon Heder

    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...
  • Evangelicals and Mormons: Can we talk?

    Evangelicals and Mormons: Can we talk?
    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...
  • Teel Time: Despite season's first two-game losing streak, no reason for Virginia to panic

    Teel Time: Despite season's first two-game losing streak, no reason for Virginia to panic
    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&...