| May 1, 2015
| 8:14 PM
Eli Harold's wait was longer than expected, but he was finally selected Friday night by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the NFL draft.
Harold, a graduate of Ocean Lakes High in Virginia Beach who left Virginia after his junior season,...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:51 AM
Every NFL team falls into a category during the offseason, which officially begins on March 10.
There are teams headed for foreclosure, desperately trying to get under the projected salary cap simply to sign the draft class.
There are teams who need...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:34 PM
San Francisco's Antoine Bethea, who grew up in Newport News, made a crucial interception of the Eagles' Nick Foles on Sunday, helping keep the 49ers from dropping to 1-3.
Lorenzo Taliaferro, Justin Durant and Brandon Flowers made key contributions for...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:24 PM
Russell Wilson was at his elusive best during the Seattle Seahawks' 27-17 victory over the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field.
Wilson, who grew up in Richmond and had plenty of family members watching in person, rushed for 122 yards -- a Monday Night...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 11:18 PM
The college football weekend is already off to a good start with an overtime game between UCF and BYU on Thursday for those who weren't interested in the Texans and Colts.
Penn State-Michigan is among the feature attractions on this weekend's TV...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:07 AM
NFL experts say the Patriots will struggle more with Jerod Mayo out of the lineup. Unfortunately, they'll have to find out, since Mayo was carted off the field at Buffalo on Sunday after hurting his knee while making his fifth tackle of the day.
| Dec 15, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Dean Blandino, the NFL's vice president of officiating, said referees got it wrong when the San Francisco 49ers were called for a crucial roughing-the-passer penalty against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
San Francisco linebacker Nick Moody was called...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Yet again, the San Diego Chargers are winning key games late in the regular season. This time, they can credit a lot of guys who are familiar with Virginia.
The Chargers looked all but finished Saturday night against the 49ers, trailing by 21 points...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:10 AM
It's time to stop being Baltimore-nice about local sports icons Cal Ripken and Ray Lewis and their cable TV careers.
Being Hall of Famers on the field doesn't automatically translate to success in the studio or broadcast booth. In fact, it's often the...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:19 AM
William and Mary record-setting running back Jonathan Grimes, 24, is in his third stint with the Houston Texans. He also has been with the New York Jets and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Primarily because of a numbers game, the undrafted 5-foot-10, 207-pounder...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:04 AM
It was a mixed weekend for some of the Fuller brothers, who are quite familiar to Virginia Tech fans. Two of the Hokies' football program's most prolific family are now in the NFL.
Corey Fuller grabbed the winning touchdown pass to give Detroit a...