| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:59 AM
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission - prompted by the federal courts - is now doing a study on the possible environmental problems of long-term storage of tons of spent nuclear fuel at nuke plants around the nation.
Connecticut's Attorney General George...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 1:30 AM
As Virginia prepares for a home game Thursday against Duke that convention suggests is crucial to its NCAA tournament prospects, one of college basketball’s most-visible analysts disagrees.
“They’re in,” ESPN’s Jay Bilas...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Mike Tobey still looked like he was moving in slow motion at times as he ran up and down the John Paul Jones Arena court Sunday in Virginia’s 82-54 win against Georgia Tech.
It didn’t matter. Just the fact he was on the floor in the first...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Mike Tranghese, then commissioner of the Big East, is the first NCAA selection chairman I recall touting non-conference strength of schedule. The year was 2001, and Tranghese’s panel had not only included 16-14 Georgia in the bracket but also seeded...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 10:40 AM
As Virginia and North Carolina prepare for a noon matinee Saturday that will have XL impact on their NCAA tournament credentials, here are some points to consider, courtesy of selection committee chairman Mike Bobinski.
The outgoing athletic director at...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 12:51 PM
With Virginia enjoying the kind of success that could make it a serious candidate to carve out a spot in the NCAA tournament, it's no surprise Cavaliers forward Akil Mitchell doesn't want his coaches or teammates to change anything about their approach as...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 2:09 AM
Virginia ranks second nationally in scoring defense, is tied for third with Duke in the ACC and has won three consecutive games. Such credentials usually translate to NCAA tournament bid contention.
But the Cavaliers face a long, improbable slog if...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:52 AM
The non-conference portion of the ACC basketball season ended in familiar fashion Wednesday night. Duke won with defense, Miami beat a quality opponent, Georgia Tech bested a lightweight, and Florida State endured a disappointing loss.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 12:28 PM
Incumbent presidents don't run for reelection simply to preserve first-term accomplishments. Presidents and presidential candidates are men and women of big ambition, driven by the immense self-confidence required to run for the job and a desire to...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:25 PM
What started out as the final game of a competitive four-year series between the men's basketball teams at Loyola and Bucknell became something more last summer. Friday night's game at Reitz Arena has become a preview, a taste of what the future holds for...
| May 24, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Dannel P. Malloy came into office as governor two years ago saying he's committed to "open and transparent" government, but recent events have put that assertion in question.
"Transparent" and "transparency" are the words that leaders use these days...