| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:44 PM
UCF coach George O’Leary confirmed on Saturday he had hired Paul Ferraro as the Knights new defensive coordinator.
Ferraro coached under O’Leary as a graduate assistant at Syracuse in 1983 and also coached defensive backs on O’Leary&...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:24 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Even now, more than a dozen years later, University of Central Florida football coach George O'Leary still hears the jokes and wisecracks about his phony résumé.
On this Fiesta Bowl trip alone, UCF President John Hitt has...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:47 PM
They coach the same game, with the same-sized fields and same oblong ball. They both wear whistles, headsets and sunglasses that hide sleep-starved eyes closer to Xs than O's.
But the difference between being a head football coach in college and the NFL...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Though Virginia’s football program is struggling through the pains of a serious rebuilding project, its recruiting efforts continued to resemble those of a far more successful program Saturday with a commitment from coveted wide receiver Jamil...
| Jan 5, 2014
During one of his final staff meetings as Virginia Tech's athletic director, Jim Weaver revealed how much pain he was enduring, how Parkinson's disease and two failing hips had not only fast-tracked his retirement but also compromised basic, daily living....
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:00 PM
If AAU basketball is about showcasing the ability to play at an elite level, the point already had been proven.
Oh, and Evan Boudreaux's nose was broken.
It happened during the semifinals of AAU Nationals in Orlando last summer. Not only did Boudreaux...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:59 AM
With the addition of Jerome ‘Jappy’ Oliver on Monday, Virginia's football program has another coach on staff with more than 30 years of experience.
It remains to be seen if more experience equals more wins, but Oliver arrives with ample...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Gaps forming in seasonal Arctic sea ice may be creating a toxic conveyor belt, drawing mercury from higher altitudes to rain down on the ice, snow and tundra, according to a new study.
The gaps, which come as the region shifts from perennial ice to...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Better access to stairs in office buildings - and prompts reminding people to use them - might encourage workers to get more exercise, a new study suggests.
That sort of access has already been shown to increase physical activity in places like subway...
| 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 8, 2013
From 1987-99, the University of Virginia had 13 consecutive winning football seasons, prolonged success that ACC rivals such as Clemson, Maryland and North Carolina never have attained. So don't tell me that the Cavaliers' current malaise is irreversible....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:37 PM
It’s a favorite parlor game for science geeks: predicting who will win the Nobel Prizes.
For guidance, you can look to the winners of the Lasker Awards for medical research, or the Shaw Prizes for astronomy and life sciences. Recipients of the...