| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Foster Starks checks his grades most every day on his phone, logging into a website where teachers at Celebration High post marks for tests, papers and other assignments.
The 18-year-old senior likes that the online grade book helps him keep tabs on how...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:04 PM
Pittsburgh upended No. 1 Virginia 2-1 Saturday, ending the Cavaliers’ nine-game win streak on Jordan Frabasillo’s game-ending sacrifice fly.
Connor Jones of Chesapeake finally yielded his first run against ACC competition in 19...
| Apr 6, 2014
This weekend's Final Four is more old school than a two-handed set shot. Past champions, power conferences, oversized budgets. Kentucky, Wisconsin, Florida, Connecticut.
This was not preordained. Wichita State was absolutely Kentucky's equal, and the...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Be original on stadium
As I read Scott Maxwell's column, "Pay to rename Citrus Bowl? OK, but share wealth," in Sunday's Sentinel, I just shook my head in dismay.
The first time I recall intrusive advertising at a sports venue was when McDonald's...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
It never pays to lie, especially on your resume. Former Georgia Tech football coach George O'Leary found out years ago when he lost the Notre Dame job for fudging his credentials.
Manhattan basketball Coach Steve Masiello found out this week when he...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:24 PM
WEST PALM BEACH — Two gifted athletes who finished their high school careers in perfectly grand fashion were presented the top awards Sunday night at the 2014 Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet at the Palm Beach County...
| Mar 24, 2014
With the exception of a few all-star games this week, the 2013-14 high school basketball season ended Saturday night in Hershey.
But one group of young student-athletes still has a state championship in their sights.
It's the Sacred Heart Regional...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Virginia Tech isn’t the most attractive of the ACC’s three basketball coaching vacancies, but that hardly precludes the Hokies from landing not only a quality coach but also the best of the group.
Consider the spring of 2011, when the AC&...
| Mar 19, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech basketball boasts a lavish practice complex, committed administration and a five-year stretch in which the Hokies hovered near the top of the ACC. But when measured by the sport's most precious commodity, Tech ranks last...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:56 PM
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David J. Skorton, a cardiologist who’s spent the past decade as president of Cornell University and the University of Iowa, will be the next head of the Smithsonian Institution starting...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Calling the NCAA "a dictatorship," former Northwestern football player Kain Colter joined national labor leaders in Chicago to announce that the newly formed College Athletes Players Association had petitioned the regional office of the National Labor...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:24 PM
USC quarterback Max Wittek will forgo participating in spring practice, graduate at the end of the semester and transfer to another school to play his final two seasons of eligibility, he said Wednesday.
Wittek, a fourth-year junior, will be able to...