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  • Marques Hagans among five cut by Redskins

    Former Hampton High and University of Virginia star quarterback Marques Hagans was among five players cut by the Washington Redskins so the team could get under the NFL's Tuesday deadline to cut their roster from 80 to 75 players. Linebacker Albert...
  • Hokies' Williams is painfully ready to run Saturday against Alabama

    Hokies' Williams is painfully ready to run Saturday against Alabama
    As soon as Virginia Tech's Ryan Williams felt the pain in his left ankle Aug. 22, he put the brakes on and blazed a trail directly to trainer Mike Goforth. No need to be hard-headed about an injury and try to gut his way through it like he would have...
  • Nick Saban's Tide is rising at Alabama

    Nick Saban's Tide is rising at Alabama
    Alabama has won a record 21 Southeastern Conference football championships, but none since 1999, the program's longest drought ever. The Crimson Tide has appeared in an unmatched 56 bowls, but in 2002 and '03 missed the postseason in consecutive years...
  • R.J. Archer, once a U.Va. fan, returns home as W & M's QB

    R.J. Archer has no recollection of it, but the story goes like this: At age 5 or 6, he's sitting in the stands with family at Scott Stadium for a University of Virginia football game. The couple seated in front of him know little about the Cavaliers,...
  • Clinton Portis-John Riggins feud festers with Redskins

    — On his 28th birthday, Clinton Portis was trying to be low-key. No big party this year. "I'm going to mind my business," he said Tuesday as he walked off the Washington Redskins practice field. But at the mention of the word "Riggo," he wasn't...
  • Kicking job still up in air

    Kicking job still up in air
    - One never seems far from the other. As they vie to be Maryland's field-goal kicker, second-year player Mike Barbour and true freshman Nick Ferrara are "1A" and "1B." It has been that way for years: Barbour, more than a year older, trying to separate...
  • Thursday's game everything for Redskins' younger players

    One recent morning at Redskins Park in Ashburn, linebacker Robert Henson arrived early and spotted him in the lobby, the man known around NFL teams as the Turk. He held a clipboard, but it might as well have been a scythe. Quick smile. Eyes down. Keep...
  • Weekend spotlight shines on HU, ODU and Tribe quarterbacks

    To first-year Hampton University head coach Donovan Rose, the Pirates' quarterback situation is more insurance policy than an either-or situation. With starting quarterback Herb Bynes still feeling the effects of an ankle injury suffered in spring...
  • Sept. 4, 2009: NFL commissioner: MIchael Vick can play starting with Game 3

    NEW YORK — Michael Vick got the green light for full reinstatement in the NFL on Thursday when commissioner Roger Goodell said the disgraced quarterback could play later this month instead of waiting until October. Vick, recently signed by...
  • Ryan Williams named Tech's starting tailback

    Ryan Williams will be Virginia Tech's starting tailback in Saturday night's season-opener against No. 5 Alabama in Atlanta, according to a release from Tech's athletic department. Williams, a 5-foot-10, 206-pound redshirt freshman from Manassas, overcame...
  • Not much ado about nothing in Chicago Bears' 26-23 victory

    Not much ado about nothing in Chicago Bears' 26-23 victory
    On a clear Thursday night, the moon was full over Soldier Field. But the stars were all but impossible to find. The objective of the fourth exhibition game was to avoid injuries, so none of the big names even broke a sweat. The objective, however...