| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Duke’s Shane Battier and North Carolina’s Joseph Forte shared 2001 ACC basketball player of the year honors as media balloting deadlocked at 32 votes each. If ever another season was going to produce such an improbable tie, it’s this...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:53 AM
As a child of New York City during the 1960s, Jim Larranaga gazed south and thought ACC basketball the nation’s best. As a Virginia assistant coach during the 1980s, he saw the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Len Bias, Hawkeye Whitney and...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 2:29 AM
Virginia Tech’s Erick Green has led the nation in scoring for about a month, and retaining that stature would be notable on several levels. But there’s another Green statistic that worries Hokies coach James Johnson.
Green leads the ACC in...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 12:48 PM
As satisfying as it was for Virginia Tech's Erick Green to learn he'd made first team All-Atlantic Coast Conference, he wasn't afraid to admit he had his fingers crossed for an even loftier distinction.
He wanted to be recognized as the best. He got his...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Our family moved from the Jersey Shore to Baltimore in the summer of 1970. The following winter, an irresistible character began frequenting our television.
Lefty Driesell was equal parts coach, salesman and showman, and through sheer force of...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:48 AM
Morocco Brown, a three-sport star at Kecoughtan High, and Menchville's Sadie Jackson, a state champion in indoor track, were named the Daily Press male and female high school athletes of the year Thursday night.
In the sixth-annual spring banquet at...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 1:23 PM
The bedsheet banner, hanging outside a Jamerson Center window, begged him to stay.
"Dutch Don't Go We Need U"
But Dale T. "Dutch" Baughman is a cowboy by birth and a rebel at heart. After six contentious months as Virginia Tech's athletic director, he...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Even if Lakers Coach Phil Jackson remains disenchanted with the tone of political discourse leading up to Tuesday's elections, he still remains alert enough to share his opinions on political issues. Regarding Prop. 19, which would legalize marijuana,...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 4:40 PM
What follows is an unprecedented All-ACC ballot. Relegating two of the conference’s top three scorers to second team and bypassing the league’s top three teams to find the player of the year?
In 29 seasons of ACC coverage, I’ve never...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Versatile Paul London of Bethel and Jackie Pratt of Middlesex were named the Daily Press' male and female high school Athletes of the Year at the annual spring sports banquet co-sponsored by the Peninsula Sports Club Thursday night at the Hampton...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 5:01 PM
NEW YORK — The NBA and its commissioner, David Stern, are emerging from a tumultuous time. A bitter labor dispute cost the league almost its entire preseason and 16 regular-season games, but it resulted in a new collective bargaining agreement.
| Jan 6, 2008
How much more folly, absurdity, fiscal irresponsibility and human tragedy will we endure before we stop tolerating the political pandering that has dictated our criminal justice law and policy over the last two decades?
The pattern has become all too...