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  • First and 20: Big 12 gets blame, no credit

    The Sports Xchange By Anthony Gimino, The Sports Xchange First and 20: Big 12 gets blame, no credit This was never going to work perfectly. Five major conferences do not fit into four spots in the College Football Playoff. It's just math. Some...
  • College Football Playoff pairings, Hokies' Military Bowl bid ideal

     College Football Playoff pairings, Hokies' Military Bowl bid ideal
    The College Football Playoff selection committee got it right Sunday. The teams and seedings. Precisely at 12:45 p.m., as scheduled, complete with the requisite social media outrage. Two hours later, with a curious about-face on two teams that were idle...
  • The speed of light: music to our ears

    SAN JOSE, Calif. The Internet is so fast that the Bay Area can connect with New York City quicker than you can finish this sentence. That's a blistering speed but not quite fast enough for musicians, who dream of a day when notes travel at light speed....
  • How police confront black and white citizens

    How police confront black and white citizens
    In April of my freshman year at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a woman bolted past me at the front door of my residence hall, her cellphone at her ear, trying to force words through deep, pained sobs. I found out at dinner that her best...
  • Mike London to return to Virginia in 2015

      Mike London will return to coach Virginia next season according to the school’s athletic director. Director of Athletics Craig Littlepage released a statement Wednesday afternoon confirming that London,  54, would be back for his sixth season....
  • College Football Playoff standings bode well for extra ACC bowl slot

    College Football Playoff standings bode well for extra ACC bowl slot
    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...
  • Michigan fires coach Brady Hoke

    The dream job became a nightmare. A little less than four years after he said he would have walked to Michigan from San Diego to coach U-M, Brady Hoke has been fired Tuesday, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. After a meeting, the...
  • There were highs and lows aplenty during Big Ten season

    There were highs and lows aplenty during Big Ten season
    Let's all breathe a sigh of relief. The wussification of America is not complete. Gary Andersen scared us there with his Monday comments regarding the Paul Bunyan Axe. The Wisconsin coach said that the axe, a super-cool trophy awarded to the Minnesota-...
  • Barry Jacobs: Freshmen take bigger role in ACC basketball

    The way some see it, the day is fast approaching when high-level NCAA basketball will be defined first by its newest players, then by everyone else. "College basketball has been, in my judgment, the quality of the game overall, the landscape, has...
  • Inside The Lab: The Race To Create An Ebola Vaccine

    Inside The Lab: The Race To Create An Ebola Vaccine
    MERIDEN — Rick Chubet paces from machine to machine inside a clean, white lab at Protein Sciences. The vaccine scientist pulls up to a monitor displaying fresh results from a test. Two lines, one blue, one red, cut across a graph. He walks to...
  • Exciting future for our city

    Newport News has a long and very strong history of support from the defense industry and manufacturing. We will continue to build on and expand this heritage from Newport News Shipbuilding and Fort Eustis to Ferguson Enterprises, Canon Virginia and...