| 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 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...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Old Dominion baseball coach Chris Finwood knows precisely when a benefit of Conference USA membership became evident: Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:42 p.m.
That's when ODU's name flashed across the TV screen during the NCAA baseball tournament selection...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:22 AM
NORFOLK — Old Dominion enters the 2014 football season after the most competitive preseason camp and with the deepest, most talented team in its brief history.
Much of that is a product of the Monarchs' jump to the Football Bowl Subdivision and...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:12 PM
NORFOLK — A downturn in its signature passing offense thus far evokes a level of concern at Old Dominion World Football Headquarters somewhere between zero and When Is Our Busted Gatorade Dispenser Getting Fixed?
Following last Saturday's wet...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:54 PM
10:30 a.m. Football: Sept. 2012: Phoebus vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48
1 p.m. Baseball: Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees.--MASN
1 p.m. Baseball: Chicago White Sox at Detroit.--MLB Net.
1:30 p.m. Football: Nov. 2010: Hampton vs. Phoebus.-- LSC 48
4 p.m. ...
| 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.