| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Carnival Cruise Lines had its official naming ceremony for the Carnival Breeze in PortMiami this weekend, after bringing the Caribbean-themed ship to its home port after a summer sailing in Europe.
The ship was christened on Saturday, Dec. 8, in the...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 8:36 AM
WEDNESDAY 20-SUNDAY 24: ZO’S SUMMER GROOVE
FormerMiami Heat star Alonzo Mourning (pictured) has raised more than $7 million for needy families in South Florida with the 15-year-old Zo's Summer Groove. The event will kick off with a youth...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 11:32 AM
The Hampton Roads African American Sports Hall of Fame will hold their inducation on Saturday at the Renaissance Hotel in Portsmouth.
Heading the 2011 class is 2000 Olympic gold medalist and seven-time NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning of Chesapeake.
| Nov 19, 2011
| 8:47 AM
There's no end in sight to the NBA lockout, but in the meantime, Orlando Magic players Dwight Howard and Quentin Richardson and Magic assistant coach Patrick Ewing have signed up for a new team.
President Barack Obama's re-election team.
| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:57 AM
With ample time on their hands because of the strike, some of the elite players in the NBA are taking part in an exhibition game next month to raise money for President Obama's reelection campaign.
The game is set for 4 p.m. on Dec. 12 in Washington, D....
| Jun 24, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Add Vernon Macklin to the litany of Boo Williams alumni drafted by the NBA.
A 6-foot-10 forward from the University of Florida and Portsmouth’s Norcom High, Macklin was chosen in the second round Thursday, No. 52 overall, by the Detroit Pistons....
| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:54 PM
h, no, am I here all alone?
Actually, the world didn't end when the NBA locked its players out.
The NBA didn't even end, even if it felt as if it were about to as darkness moved across the land.
I have nothing against doomsday scenarios ... but if...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 8:23 PM
Alonzo Mourning, a 2000 Olympic gold medalist, seven time NBA All-Star and a member of the 2006 NBA champion Miami Heat, and five athletes from the peninsula Terry Kirby, Lisa Rice, Chris Slade, Ron Springs, and Walt "Fuzzy" Ward headline the list of...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Troy Williams, who played his first three seasons at Phoebus before transferring to Oak Hill Academy, has been named the Gatorade Player of the Year in Virginia.
Williams, in Hampton for spring break, said he heard the news from Indiana fans over...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 3:31 PM
The problems of a 10-year-old sound something like this.
"Can I pleeeaaase have an email account?" pleads Lindsey Duquette, jumping up and down in front of her mom, Pam Duquette, in the family kitchen in Sparks. "All my friends have email."
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Troy Williams will be here in two years. Bank on it. Here being the NCAA basketball tournament’s Sweet 16 weekend.
Slashing, scoring, perhaps winning.
The overriding question: Which jersey will Williams be wearing?
A 6-foot-6 small forward at...