| Feb 19, 2009
With Jeff Allen suspended, Virginia Tech needed its secondary players to emerge Wednesday night at Virginia.
When top scorer Malcolm Delaney turned up the basketball equivalent of AWOL, the Hokies' need became more acute.
Didn't happen. Not close....
| Jul 27, 2008
Let's be clear about one thing: They were a great band. I thought so wholeheartedly in 10th grade. But then my musical taste broadened, grew more "sophisticated" or "adult." They became a guilty pleasure, a reminder of my adolescence, the kind of band I...
| Nov 17, 2009
Them Crooked Vultures, 'Them Crooked Vultures' *** ½ (out of 4)
Hot-shot resumes aside, the three heavy hitters in Them Crooked Vultures have a taste for the strange. Guitarist Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) indulges his weirder impulses in his...
| Mar 8, 2009
Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage summarized the Cavaliers' basketball team succinctly and accurately.
"We've kind of figured things out a little bit," he said early Saturday evening after Virginia monkey-wrenched Maryland's NCAA tournament...
| Dec 22, 2009
Is there a more mythic band than Led Zeppelin?
At the pinnacle of their success, with Robert Plant's hair lighted by stadium lights, they looked like they'd just come down off Mt. Olympus.
"Plant," writes Mick Wall in his new book "When Giants Walked...