| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Whoa, that’s heavy, doc.
A California couple is trying to make the hoverboard, a floating skateboard made popular in the “Back to the Future” films, a reality. Science might not necessarily be on their side, though.
| May 1, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education.
Both schools have...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Exactly a year before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down in Memphis, he delivered a speech that alienated ordinarily sympathetic politicians, liberal commentators and even some of his fellow leaders in the civil rights movement.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:01 PM
After leading the University of Denver to the Summit League women's tennis championship in her first year on campus, Maureen Slattery of Newport News recently added another accomplishment to a long list of them.
The 5-foot-2 slugger, who laces flat...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95.
The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Anybody who perceives tennis players as narrowly focused ought to meet Wiktoria Plawska.
She runs long distances and/or hikes them. She skis. She climbs mountains. She writes. She snorkels. She draws with an artistic flair. She's in the Sierra Club....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Coastal Plain League:
The Peninsula Pilots began the second half of the season by rallying from a five-run deficit to beat host Fayetteville 9-7, their seventh consecutive victory.
East Carolina’s Garrett Brooks was 3-for-5 with two...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:36 PM
All through high school, Ani Schug was told to steer clear of Wikipedia. Her teachers talked about the popular online encyclopedia "as if it wasn't serious or trustworthy" and suggested it only be used as a tip sheet.
Imagine her surprise this spring...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Corona del Mar High lacrosse graduates Kacie Kline and Kendall Mulvaney have earned U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American honors for the spring season.
Academic All-American members are awarded for their lacrosse skills, sportsmanship and academic...
| Oct 15, 2013
After six years of dating, and one year engaged, Carol, 41, of Winter Park, Fla., felt something was off with her fiance. She noticed his Facebook profile had a thorough recounting of his life but didn't mention her. She also noticed he had a new female...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Since there are no singles or doubles championship tournaments in Virginia Independent Schools tennis, we'll never know how Maureen Slattery would have fared in them.
But consider this: In three years representing Hampton Roads Academy, she never lost a...