| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Pembroke Pines Charter guard Haanif Cheatham favored Marquette throughout his recruitment, and his feelings were only fortified during his final official visit there last weekend.
Friday afternoon, sitting between his mother and high school coach for...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Mere weeks after becoming Virginia Tech’s athletic director, Whit Babcock fired the Hokies’ basketball coach and hired a replacement with more NCAA tournament victories in six seasons than Tech has in its history.
But no matter how...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:44 PM
BLACKSBURG — Though he says there's an easily accessible list of the Atlantic Coast Conference schools inside his office desk drawer, Virginia Tech men's basketball coach Buzz Williams insists he's resisted reviewing the list and playing the "who...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:26 PM
William and Mary is ranked 22nd in the Football College Subdivision preseason coaches poll.
The Tribe, who return 17 starters from last season's squad that had three wins against top-20 teams and just missed a playoff spot,...
| Mar 19, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech basketball boasts a lavish practice complex, committed administration and a five-year stretch in which the Hokies hovered near the top of the ACC. But when measured by the sport's most precious commodity, Tech ranks last...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:06 PM
Times change, attitudes change and — sometimes, but not always — the nicknames of sports teams change along with them.
The U.S. Patent Office's decision to cancel six federal trademark registrations the Redskins own on the grounds that the...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:18 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — As a much-anticipated federal court trial began Monday, the walls that for decades have separated college athletes from the riches of a multibillion-dollar sports enterprise began to show some cracks.
The occasion was the opening...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The NCAA and its member schools have preached a vision of amateurism whereby young men and women play for the love of the game, not money.
That concept will be put on trial in an Oakland courtroom this week.
A class-action antitrust suit led by former...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:50 PM
Penn State took the lead in the first minute and never trailed, and an own goal by visiting No. 12 Hofstra led to an 8-7 upset win for the Nittany Lions on Saturday.
The victory gave Penn State a winning record in its last regular season in the Colonial...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:02 PM
Virginia’s Akil Mitchell, VCU’s Juvonte Reddic and three Hampton Roads natives — Duke’s Andre Dawkins, Marquette’s Davante Gardner and VMI’s DJ Covington — are set to participate in the...
| Apr 17, 2014
Davante Gardner knows precisely what he needs to show professional basketball scouts, and it has little to do with his considerable skills.
"I hear the same thing from everybody," Gardner said. "Have a motor, run the floor every time and get my body...