| May 20, 2010
Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through — as well as places and things.
Its known for its Bacon (as in Nathaniel), its ham (as in Smithfield), its presidents...
| May 29, 2010
| 6:35 PM
Football and its cast of super heroes will take center stage for this year's large selection of summer sports camps on the Peninsula.
The 17th annual Colonial All-Pro Football Camp at William and Mary June 20-23 will be tough to top. It features...
| Jun 7, 2010
| 7:54 AM
Here's the complete list of celebrities invited to attend the Michael Vick Youth Celebrity Football Camp, which will be held June 23-June 25 at Hampton University.
Other than Vick: Washington Redskins QB Donovan McNabb, Minnesota Vikings running back...
| Jun 20, 2010
You never know where the next Drew Brees might be.
Finding him, while using the current one to bring exposure to a school and its program, is the dual aim of the football camps being held at area colleges this week.
Brees, quarterback of Super Bowl...
| Aug 25, 2009
Junior-college jocks often are academic misfits.
Elite defensive ends usually weigh north of 250.
Former All-Americans typically cling to their glory days.
Corey Moore defied those norms. Still does.
But the most decorated player from Virginia Tech'...
| Aug 27, 2009
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — It's hard to hold a conversation with Albert Haynesworth without thinking about labels. Troublemaker. The guy who stomped on Andre Gurode. Injury-prone. Maybe a bit of a slacker. The $100 million man. The next Reggie White or...
| Feb 24, 2009
— Local developer Tommy Thompson's Kicotan Co. entered an agreement with the city last year to build a four-story brick building called the Francis Ballard I at the northwest corner of Kings Way and Queens Way in downtown Hampton. It was to...
| Jan 28, 2009
Two former NFL players have teamed up and are "very interested" in developing vacant property next to Buckroe Beach Park in Hampton.
Bruce Smith, who was an All-American at Virginia Tech and holds the NFL's career sacks record, joined former Pro-Bowl...
| Apr 16, 2010
HAMPTON — The Hampton City Council has approved a rezoning that paves the way for a major redevelopment of the Buckroe Beach area.
A 4-3 vote Wednesday night to approve a rezoning application from developer Betty Kay "B.K." Allen means 128 new...
| Apr 24, 2010
The conversation took place 15 years ago at a summer football camp. But to this day, Michael Vick remembers the encouragement and advice he received from NFL superstar Bruce Smith.
"He sat down and told me I had all the skills and all the talent to go to...
| Oct 13, 2000
Jonathan Ogden is expecting to suit up for his homecoming.
Ogden, who grew up in Washington, said he probably will start at left tackle Sunday against the Washington Redskins after a couple of limited practices due to an ankle injury. He sprained his...