| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:56 AM
Virginia Tech’s football schedule is poised to become more difficult in 2013 and more forgiving in 2012.
Hokies athletic director Jim Weaver confirms what Virginian-Pilot beat dude Kyle Tucker first unearthed last week, that Tech has agreed to open...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:04 PM
As an oil painter in college, Elizabeth Cook expected to pursue the life of the typical aspiring American artist: get an advanced degree, move to a big city, embark on a future of creative struggle.
Then she attended an exclusive arts workshop in New...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Every morning, around 5 a.m., before the sunlight splashes on the beige bedroom walls of the weathered farmhouse in Upperco, Charlene Miller stirs, yawns — and prays.
Thank you, Lord, for helping me come through the night.
She doesn't get up....
| Jul 8, 2011
| 7:01 PM
Numerous recruiting services are on site this week at the debut of Nike's "The Opening" at the athletic apparel headquarters in Beaverton, Ore., and with 150 of the best players in the country all in one place, there is no lack of voices to be heard....
| Jul 12, 2011
| 5:15 PM
It's only been seven months since word began to filter out to Maryland players that Ralph Friedgen was being dismissed as coach.
As they worked out in the unyielding heat Tuesday drenched in sweat, several players said it felt as if much more time had...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:41 PM
Harry Shearer says his "head exploded" 20 months ago. That's when he heard President Barack Obama, during a town hall meeting in New Orleans, refer to the flooding of the city after Hurricane Katrina as "a natural disaster."
The comedian, actor, radio...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 3:49 AM
Jupiter High's Tyler Cameron, one of the top quarterback prospects in the state for the Class of 2012, committed to the University of South Florida on Tuesday evening.
Cameron chose the Bulls over other finalists LSU, Purdue and Illinois. In all, he...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 5:19 AM
Neither injury nor inexperience has prevented Tyrod Taylor from earning the Baltimore Ravens’ trust and respect. He’ll be their No. 2 quarterback in Sunday’s opener against the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers.
A rookie from Hampton High...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 1:24 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who live within a half-mile of lots of parks and fields go on fewer walks than those who don't have much parkland nearby, a new study from Australia suggests.
The findings run contrary to the notion that people get more...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:17 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court takes up the issue of racial preference in college admissions on Wednesday, and that ought to be a concern for those who believe such policies have provided countless opportunities for minorities — and enriched the educational...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 11:15 AM
As the Supreme Court once again takes up the issue of affirmative action in college admissions, The Sun's view that this discriminatory practice should be preserved is wrong in both theory and practice ("Race and admissions," Oct. 10). At its core,...