| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Manatee defensive tackle Ryan Fines had a feeling prior to arriving for his unofficial visit at the University of Miami this week that he was likely going to be joining the Hurricanes 2015 recruiting class.
"My family and I were thinking I was going...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage last month restated the Cavaliers’ 10-year goal of winning 70 ACC and 12 national championships. At first blush, the numbers are clearly ambitious. The conference record book reveals just how ambitious....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:35 AM
The dollar figures popped off the page last winter when Virginia Tech hired Buzz Williams to lead the Hokies’ basketball team. Few, if any, schools with such a modest tradition in a sport would commit not only $18.2 million over seven years to the...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:18 AM
The annual media pilgrimage to Greensboro, N.C. to interrogate Atlantic Coast Conference football coaches and players regarding the coming season is upon us.
For Virginia coach Mike London and Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer, there's a lot to get...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Larry Webster arrived at Bloomsburg (Pa.) on a basketball scholarship. Now, after switching sports two years ago, the Elkton native is leaving the Division II school as a burgeoning NFL draft prospect.
Teams are intrigued by Webster, 6 feet 6 and a lean...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:36 PM
After giving serious thought to Duke in his recruiting process during the winter, Harry Lewis’ spring-game experience at Virginia Tech told him everything he needed to know about where he felt most comfortable.
Lewis, a 6-foot-1, 260-pound...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Four area high school athletes were named to the Florida High School Athletic Association's All-Academic Team on Monday.
The Benjamin School's Riley Burke, St. Thomas Aquinas' James Fraser, Sagemont's Andrea Martinez and Jupiter Christian's Lindsey...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
Who is going to replace Scott Spinelli on Mark Turgeon’s staff?
Don Markus: The only name that has surfaced...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Buzz Williams picked up his first two commitments Saturday as Virginia Tech’s men’s basketball coach, and all he had to do was mine the crop of recruits he had gathered during his days at Marquette.
Guard Ahmed Hill from Aquinas High in...
| 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...