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  • Virginia Tech AD focused on 'fan engagement' this football season

     Virginia Tech AD focused on 'fan engagement' this football season
    Virginia Tech sold out 93 consecutive home football games from 1998-2012, a streak that reflected not only the Hokies' national emergence but also college football's burgeoning appeal. Last year, fans filled Lane Stadium once in six dates, again mirroring...
  • Anti-gun billionaire Bloomberg takes on NRA

    Anti-gun billionaire Bloomberg takes on NRA
    It may be a longer, hotter summer for the gun freaks than they have had in some time — mainly the National Rifle Association, which approaches every election with a strategy to oppose everything and dole out money only to candidates who pledge...
  • UCLA football: Bruins to open training camp Aug. 4

    UCLA football: Bruins to open training camp Aug. 4
    UCLA will tentatively open football training camp at Cal State San Bernardino on Aug. 4. The team will practice there through Aug. 16, except on Sundays. Practices, which are open to the public, will probably be at 4 p.m. except for two-a-day...
  • Wrapping up ACC spring meetings

    Wrapping up ACC spring meetings
    AMELIA ISLAND – When the ACC wrapped up its spring meetings last week, league commissioner John Swofford said it was the first time in quite some time he felt the proceedings were "normal." Normal is good, but that’s not to say there wasn&...
  • Orlando Olympia QB Deondre Francois confirms transfer to IMG Academy

    Orlando Olympia QB Deondre Francois confirms transfer to IMG Academy
    As secrets go, this was probably the worst kept ever, but Deondre Francois said Thursday he will be transferring from Orlando Olympia High to IMG Academy in Bradenton. "I wanted to play for Coach Weinke and it's the best coaching over there, and I...
  • William and Mary, Richmond prove worthiness of FBS-FCS games

    William and Mary, Richmond prove worthiness of FBS-FCS games
    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....
  • Teel Time: Tennessee transfer puts Virginia basketball at scholarship limit for next season

    Virginia’s basketball program has reached scholarship capacity for next season with the addition of guard Darius Thompson, a transfer from Tennessee. A 6-foot-5 freshman from Blackman High in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Thompson posted modest numbers...
  • McAuliffe marks Brown v. Board, tells students YOLO

    McAuliffe marks Brown v. Board, tells students YOLO
    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...
  • Saturday's local college roundup: W&M captures first CAA regular-season baseball crown

    Baseball: CAA: At last, William and Mary has captured a Colonial Athletic Association regular-season baseball crown. A day after dropping a 23-inning epic, and just a few minutes after dropping Game 1 of a doubleheader, W&M won 6-0 Saturday over...
  • Teel Time: Adding recruiting positions for Virginia Tech football 'easy' call for AD Babcock

    Teel Time: Adding recruiting positions for Virginia Tech football 'easy' call for AD Babcock
    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...
  • Ravens rookie running back makes the most of his second chance to play football

    Ravens rookie running back makes the most of his second chance to play football
    Running back Lorenzo Taliaferro was the last player to walk off the Ravens’ practice field Saturday, holding an upbeat conversation with coach John Harbaugh following the end of a rookie minicamp. It was a meaningful moment for the fourth-round...