| Jun 1, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Bishop O'Connell (Va.) boys basketball coach Joe Wootten had a simple message for his senior point guard after the Knights lost back-to-back games to league rivals DeMatha and St. John's (D.C.) in mid-February.
With opponents focused on stopping Melo...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Gov. McAuliffe today visited Open High School Richmond, whose students led a walk-out protest last month over school funding, to mark the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision desegregating schools.
The anniversary was actually...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:54 PM
William and Mary went 1-9 versus Football Bowl Subdivision opponents during the last 10 seasons, but don’t for a moment believe that the Tribe was overwhelmed. Seven of those setbacks were by less than two touchdowns, three by a combined 11 points....
| May 12, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Take a bow, Virginia, William and Mary and Richmond. You, too, ACC and Atlantic 10. Shout outs more specifically to Duke men’s basketball and football, and Clemson football.
Those were among the takeaways last week from the NCAA’s Academic...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:16 AM
With work experience in the Southeastern Conference and Big 12, new Virginia Tech athletic director Whit Babcock was immediately struck by the size of football coach Frank Beamer’s staff.
“What I noticed was, and it was really refreshing, we...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:02 PM
Former Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller grew up chasing his two older brothers around the football field and track, engaging in a constant competition for bragging rights at Woodlawn High near the family home.
Now, the Mount St. Joseph graduate...
| May 7, 2014
| 4:06 PM
From the moment he set foot on Virginia's campus, it seemed like Morgan Moses was destined to hear his name mentioned on NFL draft weekend at some point. Football came easy to the big man from Richmond.
Academics were a different challenge.
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.
The Maryland basketball staff's recruitment of Ohio forward Esa Ahmad remains an all-out pursuit....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:03 PM
As impressive as Brenden Motley might have been last season in Virginia Tech's football practices, being recognized as a scout team extraordinaire wasn't the kind of legacy he was looking to leave in Blacksburg.
He still has a lot to prove before he'...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:08 PM
Derek Fisher doubled in two runs to break tie in the 10th inning, doing so against the pitching of Heisman Trophy-winning Jameis Winston, as No. 1 Virginia (36-7, 17-5 ACC) beat No. 5 Florida State 5-3 in a series opener in Tallahassee....
| Apr 26, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Larry Webster arrived at Bloomsburg (Pa.) on a basketball scholarship. Now, after switching sports two years ago, the Elkton native is leaving the Division II school as a burgeoning NFL draft prospect.
Teams are intrigued by Webster, 6 feet 6 and a lean...