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  • Teel Time: ACC player of year race crowded with Larkin, Green, Harris, Plumlee

    Teel Time: ACC player of year race crowded with Larkin, Green, Harris, Plumlee
    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...
  • Teel Time: ACC tournament to New York in conceptual stage; Larranaga fully supports

    Teel Time: ACC tournament to New York in conceptual stage; Larranaga fully supports
    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...
  • Teel Time: Is nation's top scorer, Virginia Tech's Erick Green, the ACC's player of year?

    Teel Time: Is nation's top scorer, Virginia Tech's Erick Green, the ACC's player of year?
    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...
  • Virginia Tech's Erick Green earns ACC's player of the year honors

    Virginia Tech's Erick Green earns ACC's player of the year honors
    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...
  • Teel Time: ACC tournament memories of Lefty, Jimmy V, and my bride

    Teel Time: ACC tournament memories of Lefty, Jimmy V, and my bride
    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...
  • 1994 Male Athlete of the Year: Kecoughtan's Morocco Brown

    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...
  • Beamer's hiring 25 years ago inspired, historic for Hokies, Baughman

    <big>Beamer's hiring 25 years ago inspired, historic for Hokies, Baughman</big>
    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...
  • Phil Jackson provides mixed assessment on Prop. 19

     
    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,...
  • Teel Time: Voting Virginia's Mike Scott, Tony Bennett ACC player, coach of year

    Teel Time: Voting Virginia's Mike Scott, Tony Bennett ACC player, coach of year
    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...
  • 1991 Male Athlete of the Year: Bethel's Paul London

    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...
  • Interview: NBA Commissioner David Stern discusses Dwight Howard, new CBA

    Interview: NBA Commissioner David Stern discusses Dwight  Howard, new CBA
    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. The...
  • Prisoners of panic

    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...