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  • Marshall hands ODU worst home defeat 56-14

    Marshall hands ODU worst home defeat 56-14
    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....
  • Unconventional approach to fourth down part of Old Dominion's DNA

    Unconventional approach to fourth down part of Old Dominion's DNA
    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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 10/2 log (updated Thursday 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:...
  • ODU prepares for Conference USA favorite Marshall

    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....
  • Teel Time: Early mistakes doom ODU in Conference USA home debut

    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,...
  • Middle Tennessee beats ODU 41-28 in Monarchs' C-USA home opener

    Middle Tennessee beats ODU 41-28 in Monarchs' C-USA home opener
    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...
  • Old Dominion opens Conference USA play with 45-42 win at Rice

    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. A...
  • Heinicke, ODU pass game in sync heading into C-USA home opener

    Heinicke, ODU pass game in sync heading into C-USA home opener
    Big plays and beaucoup yards from Taylor Heinicke have become as common as falling leaves this time of year. But when Old Dominion's quarterback, forever loath to discuss himself, singles out a performance, it carries weight. In a career filled with...
  • ODU gets first home FBS win, 17-3 against Eastern Michigan

    NORFOLK, Va. -- Offense usually wins games at Old Dominion, but Saturday it was the Monarchs' oft-maligned defense's turn to shine. Old Dominion used some rare defensive muscle and shut down punchless Eastern Michigan 17-3 at rain-soaked S.B. Ballard...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: ODU, UMass announce two-game football series

    Colleges: Football: Old Dominion and Massachusetts announced a two-game series, with a game Oct. 1, 2016, in Norfolk and a rematch Sept. 9, 2017, in Amherst, Mass. ODU added to a 2016 non-conference schedule that also includes games at Appalachian...
  • Two transfers on line help Old Dominion's defense improve

    Two transfers on line help Old Dominion's defense improve
    NORFOLK — While offensive production has come rapidly and consistently throughout Old Dominion’s brief football history, defensive improvement has been slow and incremental, owing to resets, talent and experience. As the Monarchs embark on...