| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:16 AM
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...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:48 PM
UC San Diego graduate student Alex Piel is studying the family dynamics and habitats of chimpanzees in Tanzania's savanna. The research requires tracking animals, retrieving fecal samples and then testing to confirm genetic links.
It does not come...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:56 PM
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David J. Skorton, a cardiologist who’s spent the past decade as president of Cornell University and the University of Iowa, will be the next head of the Smithsonian Institution starting...
| 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 21, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Virginia Tech isn’t the most attractive of the ACC’s three basketball coaching vacancies, but that hardly precludes the Hokies from landing not only a quality coach but also the best of the group.
Consider the spring of 2011, when the AC&...
| 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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
It never pays to lie, especially on your resume. Former Georgia Tech football coach George O'Leary found out years ago when he lost the Notre Dame job for fudging his credentials.
Manhattan basketball Coach Steve Masiello found out this week when he...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Need a little help navigating the 2014 ACC football schedule? Here’s a look at the one game on each team’s schedule fans, coaches and players can circle based on importance, timing or relevance in the conference big picture:
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:14 PM
Arriving at Virginia Tech in his career prime and with Bowl Subdivision athletic director experience, Whit Babcock fits the profile of most recent AD hires in the ACC. But he differs from his Hokies predecessors in two significant ways.
First, at 43...
| Jan 30, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Whit Babcock is a college coach's son. He played college baseball and has worked in college sports administration for most of his adult life.
"Indirectly or directly, I've been preparing to sit up here for 43 years," Babcock said...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Melvin Johnson scored 13 points and Juvonte Reddic had 10 points and 10 rebounds as VCU (17-4, 5-1 Atlantic 10) beat Fordham 76-60 Wednesday.
The Rams extended their home winning streak to 15 games, and VCU's Siegel Center sellout...