| Sep 22, 2013
| 4:16 PM
GAINESVILLE — When Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel limped off the field and back-up Tyler Murphy jogged in to replace him, John Campanello Jr.'s long-awaited opportunity finally had arrived.
Back home in Newington, Conn., Campanello had faithfully...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:29 PM
EAST HARTFORD — For a couple of weeks, Niels Giffey traded elbows with the best of them. The youngest player on the German National Team, he faced the grizzled veterans of EuroBasket 2013, the European Championships.
And he has returned a...
| Aug 22, 2013
Of course Old Dominion wants and needs a new football playpen. You don't fast-lane to the Bowl Subdivision content with a stadium built during FDR's first term and the Seven Blocks of Granite's heyday. And you don't subject fans to higher ticket prices...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:13 AM
When the VHSL’s reclassification was discussed at athletic director meetings, Michael Tribus paid close attention. Even though, as the AD at Atlantic Shores, it wouldn’t have any effect on him or his school.
His reason was three-fold: One,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:07 PM
I'm a collector of college and university sweatshirts.
I've accumulated a few: North Carolina, NC State, Tennessee, Michigan, Duke, Ohio State, Miami, Auburn, West Point and Virginia.
I like to wear them on my daily constitutionals.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:28 PM
Tennis--U.S. Open, Noon and 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball--Kansas City Royals at Minnesota Twins, Noon (FXSP)
College Football--North Carolina at South Carolina, 5 p.m. (ESPN); Tulsa at Bowling Green, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Utah State at...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Virginia Tech football lacks few amenities associated with national-caliber programs. Thanks to generous donors and a supportive administration, the Hokies practice, condition, play and prepare in ever-evolving facilities.
One exception: an indoor...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:14 AM
27th year (216-104-2 at Tech; 258-127-4 overall in coaching career)
Getting in the habit of seven-win seasons wasn't something that interested Beamer. Given the ongoing struggles of his offense, and the sudden deterioration of...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:26 PM
AARON MOOREHEAD | VIRGINIA TECH | WIDE RECEIVERS COACH
Watching another young wide receiver drop a pass in the first week of Virginia Tech's preseason practices, Aaron Moorehead suddenly had an appreciation for what his coaches had to endure early in...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:14 PM
This information is per a city of Hampton news release:
Terry Sult, 56, director of public safety in Sandy Springs, Ga., has been named Hampton’s police chief after a national search that involved extensive public and community input.
| Aug 24, 2013
| 2:14 PM
As Vikings free safety Marc Trestman jumped up after delivering a hard hit that leveled Chargers running back Johnny Rodgers, he got lost in the moment.
This was a meaningless NFL exhibition in 1979 and Trestman a mere undrafted rookie fighting for a...
| Aug 14, 2013
As the Johnny Manziel mini-series descends into the absurd — ESPN has deputized MIT's best and brightest to calculate the latest autograph tally — two names spring to mind: Ralph Sampson and Michael Vick.
By today's standards, they had it...