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  • Selig says don't discount interim Corrigan in ODU coaching search

    Selig says don't discount interim Corrigan in ODU coaching search
    NORFOLK — His flight from Nashville delayed, Old Dominion athletic director Wood Selig arrived later than usual to the Monarchs' home basketball game Saturday against Northeastern. But the one-day sojourn to Music City was well worth the time....
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 2/11 log (updated Sunday AM)

    Sports TV and radio: Monday's 2/11 log (updated Sunday AM)
    11 a.m.    Football: Oct. 1998: Kecoughtan vs. Bethel.--LSC 48 2 p.m.    Basketball: 1999: Bethel girls vs. Hampton.-- LSC 48 2:55 p.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: West Bromwich at Liverpool.--ESPN2 3:30 p.m.    Football: Nov. 2001: Warwick vs....
  • ODU, Corrigan come home with confidence after first win of 2013

    ODU, Corrigan come home with confidence after first win of 2013
    NORFOLK — In the midst of an unsettled and uncertain couple of days, Jim Corrigan's message to Old Dominion's basketball players was upbeat and simple. Corrigan found himself as interim head coach in the wake of Blaine Taylor's abrupt firing...
  • ODU snaps 10-game losing streak with 78-66 win at Drexel under Corrigan

    PHILADELPHIA — Sometimes, change is for the better. DeShawn Painter and Dimitri Batten each scored 15 points and Old Dominion defeated Colonial Athletic Association preseason favorite Drexel 78-66 in the first game under interim head coach Jim...
  • Corrigan takes reins of ODU basketball after Taylor's firing

    Corrigan takes reins of ODU basketball after Taylor's firing
    Jim Corrigan awoke Tuesday morning as the top assistant coach of a proud and successful basketball program enduring a historically dreadful season. By lunchtime, he was the head coach at Old Dominion, with practices, games and the task of focusing and...
  • Teel Time: Exploring potential candidates for ODU's basketball coaching vacancy

    Wood Selig hires coaches he knows and coaches who know his university and/or its region. That is his history as an athletic director, at not only Old Dominion but also Western Kentucky. Since replacing department icon Jim Jarrett in 2010, Selig has...
  • ODU's firing of Taylor awkward, sad

    NORFOLK — Old Dominion's firing of basketball coach Blaine Taylor on Tuesday was equal parts sad, awkward and unusual. Unusual because athletic director Wood Selig and university president John Broderick appeared at a news conference but...
  • Taylor out at ODU, effective immediately

    Taylor out at ODU, effective immediately
    NORFOLK — Citing the need for greater leadership for its players, Old Dominion athletic director Wood Selig fired men’s basketball coach Blaine Taylor on Tuesday, the latest blow in an epically dismal season for one of the nation’s...
  • ODU battles, falls to Towson 68-66

    NORFOLK — Maybe it was preordained that Old Dominion would endure its own frustrating version of “Groundhog Day” against a team coached by Bill Murray’s son. The Monarchs again fought and scrapped and even led late in a game in...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 1/28 log (updated Mon. AM with golf)

    Sports TV and radio: Monday's 1/28 log (updated Mon. AM with golf)
    10 a.m.    Basketball: Jan. 1988: Bethel boys vs. Phoebus.--LSC 48 11:30 a.m.    Soccer: April 2004: Phoebus boys vs. Kecoughtan.-- LSC 48 Noon    Hockey: AHL All-Star skills competition (d.).--CSN 1:30 p.m.    Football: Sept. 1997: Denbigh vs. Hampton.--...
  • Old Dominion experiences historic struggles on and off court

    Old Dominion experiences historic struggles on and off court
    NORFOLK — The other day, Blaine Taylor mentioned, several Old Dominion basketball players approached one of his assistant coaches to ask the meaning of "malady" — a word he used in a talk to the team. Blessedly, they weren't directed to a...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 1/21 log (updated Sun. AM)

    Sports TV and radio: Monday's 1/21 log (updated Sun. AM)
    6 a.m.    Tennis: Australian Open (d.).--Tennis Channel 10 a.m.    Baseball: 1988 Carolina League: Hagerstown vs. Virginia Generals.--LSC 48 Noon    Basketball: Spalding Hoophall Classic (in Springfield, Mass.): Archbishop Mitty (Calif.) vs. Lone Peak...