| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:30 PM
As local school districts and public-safety officials move onward with initiatives to prevent violence from reaching classrooms, state lawmakers have announced plans to work with mental health professionals to help children with mental illness in the...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 9:00 PM
It was the highest-profile piece of undeveloped land in the city — and the value of the 44 acres at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Oyster Point Road has plunged and soared with developer John R. Lawson's ability to negotiate a good price —...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 3:39 PM
Just hearing the words "go get the ball" in crunch time last Saturday against No. 9 Louisville from his coach were enough to validate the approach Anthony "Cat" Barber had been wanting to take at North Carolina State.
Until recently, Barber's problem...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 4:18 PM
Over the past eight days, three people died and another was injured in three hit-and-run accidents in the Baltimore region. Police are still seeking the drivers in all three incidents.
On Wednesday, Bishop Heather Elizabeth Cook was indicted on charges...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:00 PM
CORAL GABLES – And then the coach lost his mind. Actually, Jim Larranaga used his Wednesday night. He stomped down the sideline. He yelled at the referee. He threw off his sports coat in a game for the second time in three decades.
Maestro, can we...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 3:37 PM
John Shuman knew what he was throwing at the kid as soon as he hired Zohn Burden nine years ago to be an assistant on Fork Union Military Academy's football staff. It was the ultimate test for a young coach.
Burden was only 22, a recent Virginia...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 10:28 AM
Tom Yeager witnessed major college conferences enact historic legislation that will allow schools to provide extra benefits to scholarship athletes. When voting concluded at last month's NCAA convention, he and many others couldn't help but think: Now...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 4:42 PM
BOSTON — Miami spent its time Sunday after its game against Boston College was postponed playing what coach Jim Larranaga called "Ballroom Baseball."
A day later, his team pulled out what felt like a walk-off win over the Eagles.
| Feb 16, 2015
| 1:19 PM
Random thoughts from someone who — true story — has not owned or carried a wallet since his pocket was picked in Chicago as a teenager way back in the day while riding a bus to a Cubs game. And if you think that the Cubs game being attended on...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:04 AM
Virginia Tech is adding a Hampton Roads presence to its football coaching staff with the hiring of Zohn Burden, a veteran Old Dominion assistant and Virginia Beach native.
Burden, 31, will replace Aaron Moorehead as the Hokies’ receivers coach....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Controversial professor Steven Salaita, whose job offer at the University of Illinois was rescinded after he made anti-Israel comments on social media, filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that the university has violated the state's open records law.