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  • It's A Gray Area: Cronyism is not capitalism

    We all should long for the days of Mark Twain, who was heard to say: "There is good news from Washington today. Congress is deadlocked and cannot act." Unfortunately, our Congress today is acting a great deal in sponsoring cronyism. That means that there...
  • The hidden impediment to school renovation

    The hidden impediment to school renovation
    A major reason many Maryland jurisdictions — especially Baltimore County and Baltimore City — confront a growing problem of aging, obsolete school buildings is an obscure bit of Internal Revenue Service bureaucracy called the "prior use rule."...
  • From the Tarpit: William and Mary prepares to host Old Dominion on Wednesday

    William and Mary coach Tony Shaver believes his team, as presently constructed, performs better in games following several days of practice than with quick turnarounds and brief preparation. Exhibits A and B are the two games against VCU, when the...
  • Virginia Tech prepares for Larranaga's suddenly resurgent Miami squad

    Virginia Tech prepares for Larranaga's suddenly resurgent Miami squad
    The Miami Hurricanes won two games last week in which they squandered 16-point leads. They rely on a center with a negligible vertical leap, and their coach almost missed the program's marquee moment with a flu bug that sent him to the ER. Say hello to...
  • Teel Time: Expect 5-6 NCAA tournament bids for ACC, only one for Colonial

    If you Christmas shop in June, you probably enjoy NCAA tournament bracketology in November. Those who keep a more rational calendar delay shopping until Thanksgiving and bubble talk until February. So it’s time. Even for one-game-at-a-time obsessed...
  • From the Tarpit: ODU-VCU: Blood Feud, Part 2

    From the Tarpit: ODU-VCU: Blood Feud, Part 2
    Now we see what effects three weeks of practices, games and collective maturity produce in the CAA's best rivalry. VCU comes to Old Dominion for the return engagement, Saturday at 2 p.m. before an amped sellout crowd at the Ted. The Monarchs (16-10, 11-3...
  • Bridget K. Healy, student

    Bridget K. Healy, student
    Bridget K. Healy, a second-year George Mason University student who had also been a member of the Special Olympics team at the university, died Thursday of a pulmonary thromboembolism at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Towson resident was 24. "Bridget...
  • Girls' Soccer Playoffs: CdM collects top seed

    Bryan Middleton was a part of three large-school division championship teams as a soccer player at Jesuit High in Portland, Ore. As an assistant coach, he helped the Edison High boys' soccer team win the CIF Southern Section Division II crown in 2000-...
  • ODU runs past UNC Wilmington 81-64

    Nights when the opponent isn't a rival or doesn't present the challenge of a battle for first place, a team is left to create its own energy and, at a minimum, play consistently at both ends of the floor. Old Dominion succeeds in such areas most nights,...
  • Menchville's Carner wins twice in Group AAA state swimming

    As the announcer called out the winners of the 500-meter free style, Menchville swimmer Amanda Carner took her medal and stood atop the first place diving board. Carner's florescent yellow T-shirt made the Menchville swimmer stand out from the other...
  • Day Trip

    Fairfax, Va. Blake Shelton Stop by for Weekends at Mason to see country singer (and NBC's "The Voice" celebrity vocal coach) Blake Shelton's "Well Lit & Amplified" tour. Performing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, on the campus of George Mason...