| Apr 27, 2014
The vote is too close to call, and don't let Nate Silver or Pew Research tell you differently. Raging for years and influenced by provincial concerns, 11th-hour reversals and, yes, a leprechaun, the debate finally appears set for resolution next month....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:50 AM
It was clear from the comments and emotions expressed by his former coaches, teammates, teachers and administrators that Andre Reed Day last Wednesday was special for Dieruff High School.
But one of the biggest days in school history wasn't intended...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:36 PM
After giving serious thought to Duke in his recruiting process during the winter, Harry Lewis’ spring-game experience at Virginia Tech told him everything he needed to know about where he felt most comfortable.
Lewis, a 6-foot-1, 260-pound...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:03 PM
As impressive as Brenden Motley might have been last season in Virginia Tech's football practices, being recognized as a scout team extraordinaire wasn't the kind of legacy he was looking to leave in Blacksburg.
He still has a lot to prove before he'...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Colby Goodwyn's dream is the same as elite level NFL prospects. His path is longer, more varied and less glamorous.
The former Old Dominion and Phoebus High standout works out daily. He has participated in mini-combines and played in an under-the-...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:01 AM
NASHVILLE – The night before the first 4Kay Run in Tampa in 2008, Sue Donohoe remembered being told around midnight that N.C. State coach Kay Yow wanted to go to the race but needed some help.
"We got a call that Coach Yow wanted to come out on...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Buzz Williams picked up his first two commitments Saturday as Virginia Tech’s men’s basketball coach, and all he had to do was mine the crop of recruits he had gathered during his days at Marquette.
Guard Ahmed Hill from Aquinas High in...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:30 AM
While the area's lacrosse teams haven't been affected much by the long, cold winter that has extended to the spring, that's not the case with the baseball teams.
It's become a daily routine for athletic directors and coaches to monitor the forecast,...
| Feb 2, 2014
Jalen Jones' prep football journey started in Durham, N.C., passed through Millersville and concluded in Edgewater. The South River quarterback will add to his travels at the next level when he plays in Las Cruces, N.M.
That is where the first-team All-...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
A decade ago, on a bleak March day in 2004, Geno Auriemma sat down in a blue plastic chair inside the gray hallways of Gampel Pavilion and began to chat with the basketball writers who were finishing their day's work.
The coach was a month from...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:06 PM
In a "Project Runway" season where fights between contestants raged for hours, one of the finalists took refuge in what some would consider a disability: being deaf.
Justin LeBlanc would turn down the volume on his cochlear implant or completely...