| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:59 AM
A decade after he caught a touchdown pass from Bryan Randall that gave Virginia Tech the ACC championship in its first year in the conference, veteran receiver Eddie Royal is back in business with the San Diego Chargers.
The last of his nine catches...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Yet again, the San Diego Chargers are winning key games late in the regular season. This time, they can credit a lot of guys who are familiar with Virginia.
The Chargers looked all but finished Saturday night against the 49ers, trailing by 21 points...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:29 PM
While Michael Vick and the Jets fell flat against the Bills in a game that was relocated from the Buffalo area to Detroit because of heavy snow in western New York, the week was otherwise mostly quiet for Virginia-area players.
The Giants' Rashad...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:07 AM
NFL experts say the Patriots will struggle more with Jerod Mayo out of the lineup. Unfortunately, they'll have to find out, since Mayo was carted off the field at Buffalo on Sunday after hurting his knee while making his fifth tackle of the day.
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:24 PM
Russell Wilson was at his elusive best during the Seattle Seahawks' 27-17 victory over the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field.
Wilson, who grew up in Richmond and had plenty of family members watching in person, rushed for 122 yards -- a Monday Night...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:42 PM
It was the kind of uneven performance that upset Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith enough that he took to social media Sunday night to declare himself sickened by how he played.
A day after Smith dropped an accurate fourth-down throw from Ravens...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:24 PM
JACKSONVILLE — Jaguars rookie quarterback Blake Bortles was greeted by a standing ovation as he jogged on to the field at the start of the third quarter on Sunday afternoon.
Midway through Jacksonville's third consecutive blowout loss, the...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Here's a look at how the state players fared in preseason Week 4 and their status:
Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics:.
LS 82 Mike Leach (W&M): Reserve; did long snapping; 2 tackles (both...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:35 PM
With a 124.8 passer rating in Saturday night's preseason victory over the Redskins, Tyrod Taylor tightened his hold on the Baltimore Ravens' top backup quarterback job behind Super Bowl-winning Joe Flacco.
Lorenzo Taliaferro -- a rookie from Bruton...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics:
LS 82 Mike Leach (W&M).
QB 6 Logan Thomas (Va. Tech, Brookville High).
OLB 47 Adrian Tracy (W&M, Potomac Falls High).
G 78 Earl Watford (James Madison)....
| Sep 16, 2014
— Throwing only when they had to, the Indianapolis Colts came out and nearly pounded the Philadelphia Eagles into submission Monday night with a surprisingly strong running attack at Lucas Oil Stadium.
But the visitors eventually recovered, coming...