| May 3, 2013
| 12:42 AM
As Terrell Lewis receives more college-football scholarship offers, each one starts to fill him with a little more pride.
At first, it was more about braggadocio; an ego boost, if you will. It was also an arrival of sorts, meaning someone finally...
| May 15, 2013
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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2013
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...
| Nov 20, 2013
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...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:08 PM
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...
| Apr 6, 2014
This weekend's Final Four is more old school than a two-handed set shot. Past champions, power conferences, oversized budgets. Kentucky, Wisconsin, Florida, Connecticut.
This was not preordained. Wichita State was absolutely Kentucky's equal, and the...
| Mar 19, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech basketball boasts a lavish practice complex, committed administration and a five-year stretch in which the Hokies hovered near the top of the ACC. But when measured by the sport's most precious commodity, Tech ranks last...
| Mar 24, 2014
With the exception of a few all-star games this week, the 2013-14 high school basketball season ended Saturday night in Hershey.
But one group of young student-athletes still has a state championship in their sights.
It's the Sacred Heart Regional...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:54 PM
William and Mary went 1-9 versus Football Bowl Subdivision opponents during the last 10 seasons, but don’t for a moment believe that the Tribe was overwhelmed. Seven of those setbacks were by less than two touchdowns, three by a combined 11 points....
| Jun 29, 2014
The ACC has expanded from nine to 15 members in the last decade, but if you want to see a growth spurt that would make Yao Ming blush, check out the University of Louisville.
"When I took the job 17 years ago, I think our budget was $14.9 million,"...