| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:11 PM
OLD DOMINION (3-3, 1-2 C-USA) AT UTEP (2-3, 0-1)
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: Sun Bowl, El Paso, Texas.
THE SKINNY: ODU coach Bobby Wilder pegged this game as the most important of the season — until the next one. The Monarchs...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:26 PM
4 a.m. Tennis: Men’s Shanghai Masters.--Tennis Ch.
6:30 a.m. Golf: Portugal Masters first round (in Vilamoura).--Golf
10 a.m. Golf: Portugal Masters first round (in Vilamoura).--Golf
10:30 a.m. Basketball: Feb. 1998: Menchville boys vs....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:15 PM
NORFOLK — Who knew the Super Bowl takes place in mid-October, a stone's throw from the U.S.-Mexican border?
Minutes after Marshall's hurricane imitation Saturday at S.B. Ballard Stadium, Old Dominion motivator-in-chief Bobby Wilder announced...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:47 PM
NORFOLK — A heavyweight boxer named Jeremy Williams and a light-heavyweight named Phil Williams both recorded 10-second knockouts, among the quickest in the history of the sport. Marshall needed only slightly more time to dispose of Old Dominion....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 3:21 PM
NORFOLK — It's fourth down and Old Dominion prepares to punt. Maybe. Quarterback Taylor Heinicke and the offense are still on the field, so the Monarchs will go for it, right? Maybe.
Fourth down, long the domain of conventional tactics and a...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:47 PM
4:30 a.m. Tennis: Men’s and women’s China Open.--Tennis Ch.
8 a.m. Golf: Alfred Dunhill Links Championship first round (in Scotland).--Golf
9:30 a.m. Tennis: Men’s Japan Open (d.).--Tennis Ch.
Noon Soccer: UEFA Europa League:...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:01 PM
NORFOLK — One of Old Dominion coach and movie hound Bobby Wilder's favorite flicks is "We Are Marshall," the story of the aftermath of the 1970 plane crash that killed 37 players and 70 members of the Thundering Herd football and athletic family....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:38 PM
NORFOLK – Given the perpetual flaws in Old Dominion’s defense, turnovers and special-teams breakdowns are break-out-the-Hazmat-suits toxic. Case in point, Friday night’s 41-28 loss to Middle Tennessee.
Sold out Ballard Stadium,...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 12:57 AM
NORFOLK -- The pattern for Old Dominion football in the first four games went something like this: quick-strike, efficient offense builds early lead; young, undermanned defense shows well to start, but wears down in second half.
Fourth quarters are a...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:22 PM
HOUSTON — Old Dominion kept its season of firsts going on Saturday.
Playing its first game in Conference USA, the Monarchs outscored defending league champion Rice 45-42 on a 25-yard field goal by Ricky Segers as time expired at Rice Stadium.
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:55 PM
NORFOLK — Bobby Wilder used the "P" word with his team — and no, it wasn't "party" — following Old Dominion's landmark victory at Rice on Saturday.
ODU's head coach pointed out that the Monarchs beat a depleted team in Houston, one...