| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:02 PM
Long-range college football schedules are rarely written in stone, but at least for the time being, Virginia Tech has almost all of its non-conference dates in order through the 2025 season.
With the addition in November of a game at Notre Dame to the...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Among the most popular seats in the country for the college bowl game season are at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., the Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans and, of course, the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.
Ah, the pageantry of the immortal...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 2:21 PM
A year ago, Naperville Central girls basketball coach Andy Nussbaum went on his school's public-address system to make this announcement:
"Congratulations to Candace Parker. She's decided to forgo the rest of her high school eligibility to sign with...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:47 AM
We feel nothing but pride for our alma mater, the University of Maryland. Terps have raised high the black and gold not just on the field, but in boardrooms, laboratories and in school, too. However, a recent proposal to spend $155 million of state,...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Liberty controlled the time of possession and rallied to upset James Madison 26-21 Saturday at Bridgeforth Stadium in the first round of the FCS playoffs.
Nicky Fualaau scored on a 1-yard run with 2:53 remaining to cap a drive lasting more than 11...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:23 PM
As more Americans become gripped with fear and uncertainty over the threat of the Ebola virus, our government has stumbled at nearly every level, with a tepid "don't panic" response that has failed to alleviate the concerns of the general public or to...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:20 PM
The recruiting process for River Hill basketball star Charlie Thomas IV was like a jigsaw puzzle.
The important pieces were front and center — academics, the coach and scheme, campus life and a sense of family. Left for Thomas was finding the fit....
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Joseph F. Matthai Jr., a retired Maryland National Bank executive and a World War II veteran, died Oct. 31 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 93.
The son of Joseph F. Matthai Sr., chairman of the board of United States Fidelity and...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:53 PM
The challenge of ranking college basketball venues is this: They're always changing. And, no, we're not talking about adding a Dippin' Dots station.
Think of it like the scene from "Sideways" when Maya speaks of her love of vino: "I like how wine...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Cary-Grove two-way lineman Michael Gomez and Providence quarterback Justin Hunniford shared a common goal Saturday.
Hunniford achieved the desired result.
Hunniford threw for 184 yards and directed three consecutive second-half touchdown drives to...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Tuesday night’s College Football Playoff standings bode well for an easier placement of the ACC’s 11 bowl-eligible teams Sunday, including Virginia Tech.
The key was the CFP selection committee’s ranking the Big Ten’s Michigan...