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  • Teel Time: Exploring potential candidates for ODU's basketball coaching vacancy

    Wood Selig hires coaches he knows and coaches who know his university and/or its region. That is his history as an athletic director, at not only Old Dominion but also Western Kentucky. Since replacing department icon Jim Jarrett in 2010, Selig has...
  • Donald Byrd dies at 80; jazz trumpeter was a funk-fusion experimenter

    Donald Byrd dies at 80; jazz trumpeter was a funk-fusion experimenter
    Jazz trumpeter and band leader Donald Byrd, whose clean, elegant phrasing made his reputation in the 1950s and '60s before he began experimenting in the '70s and '80s with jazz-funk-R&B fusions on discs such as "Black Byrd" and "Thank You ... for F.U.M.L....
  • Former student protesters remember civil rights battle over the Northwood Theatre

    Former student protesters remember civil rights battle over the Northwood Theatre
    Movie tickets at the Northwood Theatre cost just 90 cents back in 1963. But for some, the price of admission was considerably higher. It took years of picketing and nights in jail for hundreds of African-American college students and their supporters...
  • In 'Hoodwinked,' Laurel filmmaker challenges statistics on black men

    On Capitol Hill, in African-American churches and at historically black colleges and universities, people are talking about a documentary film that challenges negative reports and statistics regarding blacks, especially black men. "Hoodwinked," produced...
  • Channeling the spirits in color and line at Ellicott City gallery

    Channeling the spirits in color and line at Ellicott City gallery
    Ephrem Kouakou prefers to work while the world sleeps. The artist says that in the dead of night, absent the sound of any human voice or music, he can best hear the "spirits" talking. He says he's been hearing the spirits steer his brush since he...
  • A quarter-century of nurturing Baltimore's leaders

    A quarter-century of nurturing Baltimore's leaders
    Jan Houbolt may be the most influential Baltimorean you've never heard of. As head of the Greater Baltimore Committee's Leadership Program since 1989, he has helped groom some of the state's up-and-coming leaders through a 10-month-long series of site...
  • Rev. Jeremiah Wright calls on Obama to promote peace

    Rev. Jeremiah Wright calls on Obama to promote peace
    WASHINGTON — The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, the president's former pastor whose sermons touched off a firestorm in the 2008 political campaign, urged today that Barack Obama heed the words of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and transform the country...
  • Inside the BRD: Norfolk State the latest D-I basketball school to offer Grafton's Elijah Moore

    Inside the BRD: Norfolk State the latest D-I basketball school to offer Grafton's Elijah Moore
    First it was military schools and now it's Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference institutions expressing serious interest in Grafton High boys basketball star Elijah Moore. Two assistants from defending MEAC champion Norfolk State checked out Moore during...
  • Vernon Dobson, civil rights leader

    Vernon Dobson, civil rights leader
    The Rev. Vernon Dobson, a Baptist minister and civil rights leader, died Saturday of complications of a stroke. He was 89. As a leading figure in Baltimore's civil rights movement, Mr. Dobson lived a life molded by the struggle for equality — a...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech's Beamer scheduled to meet with Stanford's Pep Hamilton

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech's Beamer scheduled to meet with Stanford's Pep Hamilton
    Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer was scheduled to meet with Stanford’s Pep Hamilton on Monday about becoming the Hokies’ offensive coordinator, a source confirmed. Bruce Feldman of CBSSports.com first tweeted the news. Beamer is in...
  • Teel Time: As Virginia Tech searches for coordinator, Logan Thomas' NFL decision looms

    Teel Time: As Virginia Tech searches for coordinator, Logan Thomas' NFL decision looms
    College football juniors and redshirt sophomores have until Tuesday to declare for the NFL draft, a deadline that adds urgency to Virginia Tech’s presumed and oh-so-unusual search for an offensive coordinator. Urgency because Hokies junior Logan...