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  • Swimmers Michael Phelps, Jessica Long among ESPY Award winners

    Swimmers Michael Phelps, Jessica Long among ESPY Award winners
    ESPY Awards Michael Phelps, Jessica Long among winners Michael Phelps won two ESPY Awards on Wednesday night at the annual ceremony in Los Angeles, topping the "Best Male Olympian" and "Best Record Breaking Performance" categories, and Jessica Long...
  • Urban Meyer puts Ohio State on cream puff diet, leaves bitter taste

    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: I hope you and the media start a campaign to stop the NCAA scheduling these massacre football games. It is a scam, a sham and a shame. . . . Urban Meyer has the guts leading, 55-0, to go for it on fourth and six? He...
  • Hitting road for playoff games increases degree of difficulty

    Hitting road for playoff games increases degree of difficulty
    Six of the nine area teams still alive in the boys basketball playoffs are done with home-court advantage. Evans, Winter Park, Oviedo, Lake Minneola, First Academy and Foundation Academy will travel for region finals this week, all playing for a spot in...
  • Contemporary art with a Southern accent

     Contemporary art with a Southern accent
    Grammy Award-winning musicologist Art Rosenbaum knows a good thing when he hears it. Yet in addition to the finely tuned ear with which he earned an award for best historical album in 2008, the University of Georgia professor has such a keen eye that...
  • Virginia Tech interim AD a two-time cancer survivor and pioneering administrator

     Virginia Tech interim AD a two-time cancer survivor and pioneering administrator
    During one of his final staff meetings as Virginia Tech's athletic director, Jim Weaver revealed how much pain he was enduring, how Parkinson's disease and two failing hips had not only fast-tracked his retirement but also compromised basic, daily living....
  • 'Rapebait' email shows ugly side of fraternity culture

     'Rapebait' email shows ugly side of fraternity culture
    Americans have long turned to the "Dummies" and "Complete Idiot's Guide" series to fill in their know-how gaps. Each edition provides explanations and tips in easy to understand, systematic fashion. The tongue-in-cheek titles succeed because they're...
  • 'Masterful' Cutcliffe has Duke on brink of ACC Coastal title

    Last season, Duke reached its first bowl since 1994, snapped an eight-game losing streak to rival North Carolina and earned David Cutcliffe ACC coach of the year honors. Less than 12 months later, it all seemed a mirage. The Blue Devils were 0-2 in...
  • Expanded ACC likely to play nine conference football games, retain Atlantic, Coastal divisions

    Expanded ACC likely to play nine conference football games, retain Atlantic, Coastal divisions
    In the wake of its expansion, the ACC expects more television revenue from ESPN. The network, in turn, wants more conference football and men's basketball games. How many more, and how newcomers Syracuse and Pittsburgh will affect the ACC's divisional...
  • UVa's London, Virginia Tech's Beamer split on college football playoff size

    UVa's London, Virginia Tech's Beamer split on college football playoff size
    Reflecting their generations and experiences, Frank Beamer and Mike London have contrasting views of major college football's future playoff. Beamer in 1999 coached Virginia Tech to the national championship game, staged at the Sugar Bowl. His Hokies...
  • Pitt bringing basketball power, football tradition, exceptional facilities to ACC

    Pitt bringing basketball power, football tradition, exceptional facilities to ACC
    Virginia Tech's football game Saturday against Pittsburgh reminds and foreshadows. We recall Big East clashes that showcased Larry Fitzgerald, Antonio Bryant and Michael Vick, and anticipate annual collisions in the ACC. Those yearly Coastal Division...
  • U.Va., Virginia Tech attempt to balance competitive, business concerns in football scheduling

    U.Va., Virginia Tech attempt to balance competitive, business concerns in football scheduling
    Bold non-conference schedules will serve Virginia Tech, Virginia and the ACC well as college football drives toward the playoff era. The challenge is in balancing that ambition with business and competitive concerns. Strength-of-schedule has long been a...