| 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 25, 2014
| 2:44 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 8:50 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:56 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:51 PM
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...