| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Gaps forming in seasonal Arctic sea ice may be creating a toxic conveyor belt, drawing mercury from higher altitudes to rain down on the ice, snow and tundra, according to a new study.
The gaps, which come as the region shifts from perennial ice to...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Virginia Tech’s best football team of the last six years, the 2009 bunch that featured Ryan Williams, Tyrod Taylor, Cody Grimm and Rock Carmichael, did not reach the ACC championship game. No matter that the Hokies were the conference’s...
| 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:
| 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 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...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:04 PM
Pittsburgh upended No. 1 Virginia 2-1 Saturday, ending the Cavaliers’ nine-game win streak on Jordan Frabasillo’s game-ending sacrifice fly.
Connor Jones of Chesapeake finally yielded his first run against ACC competition in 19...
| 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...
| 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...