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  • Virginia, East Carolina provide early upsets in college football

    Oh, what a beautiful … morning? At first glance, the early batch of Saturday games looked like a reason to sleep in, but thank goodness we set the alarm. The action was so surprisingly compelling that even Mother Nature wanted to watch by...
  • Maryland's C.J. Brown gets untracked after West Virginia wake-up call

    Maryland's C.J. Brown gets untracked after West Virginia wake-up call
    COLLEGE PARK -- After struggling through what he called "unacceptable" performances in the first two games of the season, Maryland football quarterback C.J. Brown declared: "As I go, the offense will go, I understand that." Said last Tuesday without a...
  • Hampton Roads could become commercial hub for drone industry

    Hampton Roads could become commercial hub for drone industry
    In Hampton Roads, the word "drone" has usually referred to unmanned military aircraft. But given shrinking defense budgets, local companies would like to take this technology to U.S. commercial markets. Businesses want to use drones — unmanned...
  • College spotlight: If you slept in, sorry about that

    Oh, what a beautiful … morning? Saturday's early games appeared to be, at one TV viewers' guide paper, a good reason to sleep until noon. The action turned out to be so compelling, though, that even Mother Nature was determined to watch by...
  • ACC All Access: Virginia Tech licks wounds, tries to get healthy, preps for option and welcomes '16 commitment

    ACC All Access: Virginia Tech licks wounds, tries to get healthy, preps for option and welcomes '16 commitment
    It’s not often Virginia Tech’s players and coaches can look up at the scoreboard in Lane Stadium before the end of the first quarter is even done and find themselves trailing by 20 or more points. When it has happened, it’s taken place...
  • Gov. McAuliffe, GOP legislators strike budget deal

    Gov. McAuliffe, GOP legislators strike budget deal
    RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe presented a united front with House Republican leaders Monday, rolling out an agreed-upon strategy to address dragging state revenues. In short, they settled on largely across-the-board budget cuts of about 3...
  • The Salaita case and the Big Money takeover of state universities

    Responding to an academia-wide furor about the firing of a faculty member over a series of provocative tweets on Israel and Gaza, the University of Illinois board of trustees last week took a vote on the case. They voted 8 to 1 to uphold the firing....
  • Virginia Tech's Trey Edmunds hopes tibia rehab is nearing an end

    Virginia Tech's Trey Edmunds hopes tibia rehab is nearing an end
    BLACKSBURG — Trey Edmunds prepares for classes and practice every weekday like any other scholarship athlete at Virginia Tech, but that schedule doesn't include everything else he's enduring to try to get in position to do what he loves most. He...
  • U. of I. trustees vote 8-1 to reject Salaita

    U. of I. trustees vote 8-1 to reject Salaita
    URBANA -- The University of Illinois board of trustees voted Thursday not to hire controversial professor Steven Salaita, finalizing a decision that has created much backlash on campus and from academia nationwide. The 8-1 decision came after top...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: ODU, UMass announce two-game football series

    Colleges: Football: Old Dominion and Massachusetts announced a two-game series, with a game Oct. 1, 2016, in Norfolk and a rematch Sept. 9, 2017, in Amherst, Mass. ODU added to a 2016 non-conference schedule that also includes games at Appalachian...
  • Confident Virginia Tech looks to guard against letdown against focused East Carolina

    BLACKSBURG — As Virginia Tech’s team buses arrived on campus early Sunday morning to a greeting from hundreds of fans still celebrating the Hokies’ 35-21 win at Ohio State, East Carolina was chugging back home after a much less...