| Oct 16, 2010
| 4:39 PM
It seemed fitting that Saturday's offensively-challenged Battle of the Bay was decided by a missed extra point, and that one of the game's crucial plays began with a botched snap.
Here's the kind of offensive display Hampton and Norfolk State provided:...
| Oct 30, 2010
| 4:54 PM
Contrary to what you might think, Saturday wasn't the best day that Old Dominion special teams coordinator Michael Zyskowski ever had.
"I'm going to say no, because there are some things we need to clean up," Zyskowski said in the happy Monarch blue...
| Nov 6, 2009
Virginia Tech's poise and motivation faced their sternest tests Thursday.
The Hokies passed both in a 16-3 road victory at East Carolina.
Conference USA's defending champions were not by any stretch Virginia Tech's most formidable opponents this season....
| Jan 29, 2011
In my younger days, I worked as a boat pilot at Walt Disney World, so it's impossible for me to look at any depiction of the high seas and not think of stormy nights navigating a launch on the open waters of some man-made lake.
The sensation surfaced...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 5:13 PM
One hundred and thirty-two years after W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan dreamed up a preposterous operetta involving a very modern major-general, his bevy of beautiful, naive daughters and a dutiful young Englishman apprenticed to a band of big-hearted...
| Jun 18, 2011
It's summer now, but that season is pretty much endless in the Florida Keys, where the weather — and the mindset — is tropical year-round.
From pirates to powerboats, here are the highlights of fall's events in the Keys and the Conch...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 1:50 PM
The Hypocrites' production of "The Pirates of Penzance," as adapted and directed by Sean Graney, is headed to Boston.
The exuberent take on the Gilbert and Sullivan classic, a winter hit in Chicago during 2010 and 2011, will be part of the so-called...
| Feb 25, 2012
Hollywood loves comeback stories. Will SOPA/PIPA be one of them? The anti-piracy bills that were working their way through Congress with Hollywood's blessing got tanked by a massive online campaign — petitions, website blackouts, even T-shirts. From...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 1:36 PM
If Ruffin McNeill's conference calls are indicative, his East Carolina football practices are spontaneous, entertaining and Usain Bolt-fast.
Granted, hitting a blocking sled is about as much fun as hitting Justin Verlander. But here's guessing McNeill...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Hillcrest's 24 consecutive conference championships might be the most impressive such streak in the Chicago area.
At 8-0 in South Suburban play, the Hawks (14-5) could be well on their way to 25.
But like last season, when Lemont rallied from a 14-...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:30 PM
STRATFORD, ONTARIO — It's not easy for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to accommodate the beautiful mess. Its costs and budgets are massive, its theaters imposing — in its current configuration, Tanya Moiseiwitsch's famous Festival...