| Feb 24, 2013
As a Virginia Tech student during the early 1990s, Ken Pomeroy was struck by the Hokies' new-found football success. He attended home games and applauded the likes of Frank Beamer, Antonio Freeman and Maurice DeShazo.
But Pomeroy was most attuned to...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 6:50 PM
BLACKSBURG — With linebacker Bruce Taylor going down Saturday with a sprained right foot in the third quarter of Virginia Tech's 30-14 win against Boston College, Barquell Rivers got his first chance at significant playing time since suffering a...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 5:10 PM
The column and game story from Old Dominion’s 23-20 victory over James Madison on Saturday are posted.
Here’s a little extra:
One of ODU’s most eventful and critical possessions did not produce points. It did, however, include a...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 9:51 AM
Organizers of the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame are looking for ways to rejuvenate a proud institution that has been around since 1956.
They're hoping this helps: one of the Hall's most star-studded classes will be inducted at an upcoming ceremony...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 1:04 PM
For LaQuan Williams, earning a spot on the Ravens' active roster is just one stage of his mission in the NFL.
"Making the team was just Phase 1," the rookie wide receiver said after Monday's practice at the team's training facility in Owings Mills....
| Aug 6, 2011
| 1:16 PM
BLACKSBURG — Receivers are divas. They change their names, prance in the end zone and crave attention. They're high-strung, selfish and temperamental.
Or so it seems in an era of T.O., Ochocinco and Randy Moss.
Virginia Tech's Jarrett Boykin is...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Unlike the series of sprints, triple jumps and long jumps he once competed in as a track and field athlete, Virginia Tech wide receiver Corey Fuller's path to the NFL hasn't been a direct one.
After running track at the University of Kansas for two...
| May 17, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Three months, one week and two days. That’s how long it took to shape a list, start to finish, of the 175 greatest athletes in Maryland history.
The Sun published the rankings today, from top to bottom. Me? I feel like I just completed a daunting...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Quarterback Joe Flaccodid not attend the second day of the mandatory minicamp because his wife, Dana, had started to go into labor with their first child Wednesday morning.
"Joe got the call this morning," Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. "Obviously, the...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Antonio Freeman didn't remember whether his team won or lost the Big 33 Football Classic game the summer after his senior year at Poly in 1990. He has more important memories of the Maryland-Pennsylvania high school football all-star game.
"I had never...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame released Monday its Class of 2012 inductees, which include Newport News native Jess Kersey, former Virginia women's basketball coach Debbie Ryan, former MLB relief pitcher Billy Wagner and former Daily Press reporter Al...