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  • Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits

    Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits
    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...
  • Miami outlasts Boston College, 89-86 in 2OTs

    Miami outlasts Boston College, 89-86 in 2OTs
    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. Tonye Jekiri...
  • We build snowmen while Warren grad builds a college softball career in Florida

    We build snowmen while Warren grad builds a college softball career in Florida
    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...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: HU women capture MEAC indoor track title

    COLLEGES: Indoor track and field: Hampton captured its fifth consecutive Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference indoor crown Saturday at the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex in Maryland.     The Lady Pirates won their 13th overall MEAC...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Tribe men take first CAA swimming championship

    COLLEGES: Men’s swimming: William and Mary captured its first Colonial Athletic Association men's swimming meet championship Saturday night in dominant fashion in Richmond. The Tribe piled up 784.5 points, the second-most in conference...
  • DJ Rhetorik is ready for a triumphant homecoming at the Norva

    DJ Rhetorik is ready for a triumphant homecoming at the Norva
     Chase Marchetti isn't Bruce Banner, and DJ Rhetorik isn't The Hulk. He wants you to know that.  Marchetti is a 24-year-old graduate of Western Branch High School in Chesapeake. DJ Rhetorik is the alter ego he takes on when he gets behind the turn...
  • Evans alumni fund scholarship to honor coach

    Evans alumni fund scholarship to honor coach
    Coach Fred Pennington, who influenced thousands of students during a three-decade career at Evans High School, will now help students for decades more. A group of alumni has contributed $202,000 to endow a scholarship in his name for basketball...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Old Dominion hires Forrest as wide receivers coach

    COLLEGES: Football: Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder hired Arick Forrest as the Monarchs’ wide receivers coach. A native of Dublin, Ohio, Forrest was a graduate assistant for the Monarchs the previous three seasons. He worked primarily with the...
  • Arming college students is a bad idea: Their Take

    Arming college students is a bad idea: Their Take
    An al-arming idea Backed by the National Rifle Association, state legislators across the country have been pushing laws to let students carry concealed weapons on college campuses. What's the lame excuse? Gun-toting young women would be armed to...
  • State, local efforts combine to prevent school violence

    State, local efforts combine to prevent school violence
    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...
  • Virginia Tech commits to enhancing benefits for athletes

    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech has rapidly embraced the enhanced benefits for athletes approved at last week’s NCAA Convention. Unveiled Thursday, the school’s “Pylons of Promise” most prominently assures Hokies athletes,...