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  • Jury rejects conservative's bias suit against U. Iowa dean

    The former dean of the University of Iowa law school didn't commit illegal political discrimination when she passed over a conservative lawyer for teaching jobs, a jury ruled Monday. After a six-day trial, a federal jury in Davenport rejected Teresa...
  • Tennessee's decision aside, ODU and HU don't plan to drop 'Lady' from nicknames

    Tennessee's decision aside, ODU and HU don't plan to drop 'Lady' from nicknames
    The University of Tennessee has decided to removed the Lady Vols nickname from seven of its eight women's athletic teams. The exception was women's basketball, which has a history few programs can rival. The official explanation was brand consistency,...
  • Virginia baseball, Duke basketball headline ACC's exceptional 2014-15

    Five national championships in a school year are not extraordinary for the ACC. Since expanding in 2004, the league has averaged 4.5 titles, with a record eight in 2009-10. But given which championships ACC teams won, and how the conference built upon...
  • Daily Press all-stars: Menchville's Matt Strehle | Boys tennis

    Daily Press all-stars: Menchville's Matt Strehle | Boys tennis
    About the only Hampton Roads-area prize to have escaped Matt Strehle in his first three years of Menchville tennis was that of conference singles champion. As a senior on a team that has known nothing but first place in the Peninsula District and...
  • Daily Press all-stars: Jamestown's Anna Walter | Girls tennis

    Daily Press all-stars: Jamestown's Anna Walter | Girls tennis
    Anna Walter romped through Bay Rivers District regular-season play, then capturing the Conference 19, South Region and state tournaments without facing a serious challenge. On her way to her first state Group 4A singles championship, Jamestown's Anna...
  • How running back Saquon Barkley, from Whitehall H.S., can contribute quickly for Penn State

    How running back Saquon Barkley, from Whitehall H.S., can contribute quickly for Penn State
    When Penn State opens the season Sept. 5 against Temple, Whitehall High's Saquon Barkley hopes to be on the field, playing as a true freshman. The first step began Saturday. "I know a lot of people are rooting for me, and I'm going to try to make it...
  • Former Hokies coach James Johnson reunites with former boss at Miami

     Former Hokies coach James Johnson reunites with former boss at Miami
    Constant competition and occasional backstabbing aside, coaches are a tight bunch. So when a fraternity member is out of work, invitations abound: attend games; observe practices; participate in staff meetings. James Johnson took full advantage of those...
  • Gilman defensive tackle Ellison Jordan commits to Penn State

    Gilman defensive tackle Ellison Jordan commits to Penn State
    Gilman All-Metro defensive tackle Ellison Jordan announced his commitment to Penn State this afternoon over Maryland and Virginia Tech. "It's hard to put my finger on it, but there was just something special about the atmosphere at Penn State that...
  • Portsmouth native Merritt, ex-W&M runner Graney advance in USATF championships in Oregon

    Former Olympian LaShawn Merritt and Michael Cherry were among the runners to advance at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships on Thursday in Eugene, Ore. Merritt, a graduate of Portsmouth's Wilson High, won his 400-meter heat in a time of 44....
  • Around South County: Lothian girl named 2015 Miss Anne Arundel County Farm Bureau

    Around South County: Lothian girl named 2015 Miss Anne Arundel County Farm Bureau
    Just the other day, I was making hamburgers with my 7-year-old niece and she asked me where hamburger comes from. I said, "From cows." She was horrified for a moment. "From cows? Eeww!" I asked her if she still wanted a hamburger for dinner. She...
  • Montverde to make its mark on NBA Draft

    Montverde to make its mark on NBA Draft
    Montverde Academy has dominated high-school basketball under coach Kevin Boyle, claiming three consecutive consensus national championships. It was only a matter of time before the Lake County boarding school made its mark on the NBA Draft. That...