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Michael Johnson (football, safety)

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  • Sports offered plenty of distractions in a difficult 2008

    Sports offered plenty of distractions in a difficult 2008
    It was a sports year that often seemed blissfully out of touch with the times, with Beijing staging an opulent Olympics amid the backdrop of an earthquake that killed tens of thousands and the New York Yankees' spending hundreds of millions on free agents...
  • Simply the best option

    With this college football season heading into its final stages, it's time for a little way-too-early look at what's going to happen next season in the Atlantic Coast Conference. After winning the ACC championship for a second straight season and going...
  • 10 Olympic sites: Revisit past glories

    Not everyone can have the raw strength of wrestler Rulon Gardner or the flexibility of gymnast Nadia Comaneci. Oh, and forget about having the blinding foot speed of sprinter Michael Johnson. But with the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing to inspire...
  • Field is a running back's canvas

    More than a decade later, Bill Dee recalls the play, opponent and circumstance. Twenty-two iso. Denbigh. Serious second-half deficit. But most vividly, Dee remembers the tailback who fueled Phoebus' furious comeback on that September afternoon in...
  • In Tyrod, Tech trusts

    As Tyrod Taylor dropped back in the waning moments of the second quarter Saturday, he was faced with the kind of decision a quarterback with many more than six collegiate starts is expected to make without even thinking. If Taylor scored on a 2-yard...
  • Comeback Cavs in first

    Virginia rallied for the latest win in its comeback of a season, and now the Cavaliers find themselves in a most improbable spot. First place. Cedric Peerman rushed for 118 bruising yards Saturday, including the winning touchdown with 3 1/2 minutes...
  • U.Va. linemen come up big in battle of NFL prospects

    Virginia left tackle Eugene Monroe said he's rarely had so much fun in a football game, and not just because the Cavaliers upset Georgia Tech 24-17 on Saturday. The enjoyment for Monroe was competing against Yellow Jackets defensive ends Michael...
  • The big game is in Olympics merchandising

    The big game is in Olympics merchandising
    THE POP culture petri dish of the Olympic Games has made must-haves out of David Hockney posters (Munich, 1972), plush baby snow owls (Nagano, 1998), blue berets (Salt Lake City, 2002), even wedge haircuts (Innsbruck, 1976). And with the 2008 Summer Games...
  • The toll of racism?

    The toll of racism?
    Terry DAVIS didn't know he was having a stroke, much less that, as an African American male, he had a three to four times greater risk of suffering one than a white man. When a transient ischemic attack, or mini-stroke, hit nearly a year ago, he was 49....
  • Phoebus girls follow up PD title with second-place finish at the ER meet

    - Phoebus finished second behind Western Branch - 1,600-meter relay team clinches second - Ocean Lakes standout wins three jumps again Newport News ─ Phoebus track and field coach Brian Rountree wanted his girl's track team to use the...
  • Five subjects in custody after stealing a car, attempted murder of police officers and chase

    Five subjects in custody after stealing a car, attempted murder of police officers and chase
    At approximately 6:48 P.M., the Kenner Police Communications Section was alerted by one of the Kenner Police License Plate Recognition Cameras that a stolen vehicle had passed one of the cameras located in the City of Kenner. Dispatchers alerted units...