| May 12, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Take a bow, Virginia, William and Mary and Richmond. You, too, ACC and Atlantic 10. Shout outs more specifically to Duke men’s basketball and football, and Clemson football.
Those were among the takeaways last week from the NCAA’s Academic...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:08 PM
Derek Fisher doubled in two runs to break tie in the 10th inning, doing so against the pitching of Heisman Trophy-winning Jameis Winston, as No. 1 Virginia (36-7, 17-5 ACC) beat No. 5 Florida State 5-3 in a series opener in Tallahassee....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:03 PM
As impressive as Brenden Motley might have been last season in Virginia Tech's football practices, being recognized as a scout team extraordinaire wasn't the kind of legacy he was looking to leave in Blacksburg.
He still has a lot to prove before he'...
| Apr 27, 2014
The vote is too close to call, and don't let Nate Silver or Pew Research tell you differently. Raging for years and influenced by provincial concerns, 11th-hour reversals and, yes, a leprechaun, the debate finally appears set for resolution next month....
| 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...
| 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...