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  • Former Hokies AD Jim Weaver lived for family

     Former Hokies AD Jim Weaver lived for family
    Jim Weaver spent the final night of his life watching his son play baseball. He would have wanted nothing more. Diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2004 and beset with myriad health challenges since, Weaver lived for family. His Virginia Tech family....
  • Innovative former Virginia Tech AD Jim Weaver passes away

    Innovative former Virginia Tech AD Jim Weaver passes away
    Jim Weaver, the visionary of all of Virginia Tech's major athletic upgrades over the past two decades, is gone, but he leaves a legacy that won't soon be forgotten. Weaver, who served as Tech's athletic director from 1997-2013, died Thursday morning...
  • Scientists 'resurrect' gene believed to have helped woolly mammoths tolerate cold

    Scientists 'resurrect' gene believed to have helped woolly mammoths tolerate cold
    No one has brought a woolly mammoth back from extinction, but a team of scientists has brought back a woolly mammoth gene, discovering that it and others unique to the long-vanished elephant-like beasts probably helped the animals withstand the harsh cold...
  • 'We Are' sculpture installed on Penn State's main campus

    'We Are' sculpture installed on Penn State's main campus
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The words "We Are" usually bring the response "Penn State" — and now those first two words have been installed in a 12-foot steel sculpture on the school's main campus. The Centre Daily Times (http://bit.ly/1NvJGP0 )...
  • Stephen Spanellis (Virginia) and Wes Mehl (Navy) latest Gilman football players to commit

    Stephen Spanellis (Virginia) and Wes Mehl (Navy) latest Gilman football players to commit
    Gilman offensive lineman Stephen Spanellis said when the first Greyhounds in the Class of 2016 began to commit to college football programs last week, it was like a "domino effect." Spanellis, a 6-foot-6, 315-pound tackle, announced Tuesday that he will...
  • University mine rescue teams join to set rules, competitions

    Don Hager knows that not all of the students he trains on Virginia Tech's mine rescue team will follow his career path into a coal mine, especially as that industry lays off workers. Those who do, though, could become the next generation of miners...
  • Maryland football coach Randy Edsall signs contract extension through 2019

    Maryland football coach Randy Edsall signs contract extension through 2019
    By signing Randy Edsall to a three-year contract extension, Maryland gave its football coach the job security he needed to recruit and protected itself in case the Terps take a step backward in the Big Ten Conference’s rapidly-improving East...
  • Maryland football coach Randy Edsall gets 3-year extension

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Maryland football coach Randy Edsall has been rewarded with a three-year contract extension after guiding the Terrapins to consecutive winning seasons and back-to-back bowl bids. The extension begins in January 2017 and is worth...
  • Football: Lake Forest Academy DE Daniel Joseph commits to Penn State

    Football: Lake Forest Academy DE Daniel Joseph commits to Penn State
    Lake Forest Academy football coach Robin Bowkett tried to hide his shock, but the news caught even him by surprise. Bowkett anticipated senior defensive end Daniel Joseph would prolong his recruiting and most certainly didn’t anticipate his...
  • Jim Harbaugh has changed climate at Michigan, Wolverines ranked No. 60

    Jim Harbaugh has changed climate at Michigan, Wolverines ranked No. 60
    Orlando Sentinel college insider Matt Murschel ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2015-16 season. The Sentinel staff takes a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our projected No. 1...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Shonn Miller Brings Ability, Adaptability

    UConn Men's Insider: Shonn Miller Brings Ability, Adaptability
    STORRS — With a style that thrives with "position-less" players, it's easy to see why Shonn Miller appealed to UConn. Ability ... and adaptability. "I think I can bring a lot of different things," Miller said during a recent interview at the Werth...