| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Jeff Jones, a 6-foot-6 Virginia freshman forward whose namesake father is Old Dominion’s head coach, is among the walk-ons to make the U.Va. team.
He averaged 13.6 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game as a high...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Congress's decision to tie new undergraduate student loans to the government's borrowing costs -- about two percentage points higher than the rate on the ten-year Treasury note, capped at 8.25 percent -- was a welcome political compromise. But the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:09 AM
Virginia Tech’s home football game Saturday against North Carolina will start shortly after 12:30, ideal for newspaper hacks fighting early deadlines, anathema to fans who crave more tailgate time and believe Lane Stadium rocks best after dark....
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:22 AM
With a degree from Virginia Tech, and assistant coaching experience on the Hokies' staff under the guidance of a father who's gained a pretty sparkling reputation in Blacksburg, Shane Beamer gets defensive when he feels his alma mater is being attacked....
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Virginia's defense will be in a weakened state Saturday against Georgia Tech, a veer option-running opponent which will require the Cavaliers to be sharp on the defensive side of the ball.
Starting cornerbacks Maurice Canady and Demetrious Nicholson and...
| Nov 20, 2013
Last season, Duke reached its first bowl since 1994, snapped an eight-game losing streak to rival North Carolina and earned David Cutcliffe ACC coach of the year honors. Less than 12 months later, it all seemed a mirage.
The Blue Devils were 0-2 in...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Who: Iryna Ivashchuk, an attorney with Berger Singerman LLP, Fort Lauderdale, who practices in the areas of international and cross-border transactions, real estate, and corporate law, was recently named to the board of governors of the Ukrainian-American...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Inconvenient travel and lurking Juarez danger aside, the Sun Bowl is a quality destination for Virginia Tech’s football program and part of a historically difficult postseason lineup for the ACC.
The Hokies’ Dec. 31 encounter with UCLA in El...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Grammy Award-winning musicologist Art Rosenbaum knows a good thing when he hears it.
Yet in addition to the finely tuned ear with which he earned an award for best historical album in 2008, the University of Georgia professor has such a keen eye that...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Finding a creative way to lose doesn’t normally generate much of a buzz in Scott Stadium, where losing has become all too common, but Virginia’s 35-25 loss to Georgia Tech took some effort to achieve.
Other than the final score, and...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:30 PM
When Tajh Boyd dons a cap and gown Dec. 19 to participate in graduation ceremonies at Clemson, he'll retrieve a piece of paper that may indicate his major areas of study were sociology and criminal justice.
His diploma certainly will be well-earned, but...