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  • ODU makes calculated leap to Conference USA

    ODU makes calculated leap to Conference USA
    NORFOLK — Standing in the patio reception area at S.B. Ballard Stadium, Old Dominion athletic director Wood Selig called it “a game changer.” Though the Monarchs’ move to Conference USA affects the entire athletic department, the...
  • William and Mary committed to evolving CAA

    Despite a turbulent week that created an uncertain future, William and Mary remains committed to the Colonial Athletic Association, and athletic director Terry Driscoll believes that the league will survive. Driscoll acknowledged that the CAA absorbed...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 5/26 log (updated Friday PM)

    8 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One Monaco Grand Prix qualifying.--Speed 8:30 a.m.    Motorsports: Raceline (t.).--MASN, (WRIC 8 at noon) 9 a.m.    Golf: BMW PGA Championship third round (in Surrey, England).--Golf 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (t.; on...
  • CAA Rewind, Week 11

    Clearly, we have reached the point that requires chicken blood and ritual animal sacrifice. William and Mary has tried conventional means of achieving success, methods that have worked for, oh, mostly the last 25 years. Something stronger is needed....
  • OLD DOMINION: Monarchs have last shot at postseason until 2015

    THE COACH BOBBY WILDER Fourth year (27-8, all at ODU) In a secure room deep below the Powhatan Complex, it's apparent that they have developed human cloning capabilities. Wilder, the Monarchs' happy warrior, is everywhere: camps, clinics, the...
  • W&M: B.W. Webb, Ryan Moody among those to watch at William and Mary

    THE COACH JIMMYE LAYCOCK 33rd year (213-151-2, all at W&M) Not much that hasn't already been said or written about Laycock. He's as much a part of William and Mary as the Wren Building and the Sunken Gardens. He's the reason football matters at William...
  • Rocco gets nod as UVA starting QB over Sims, Watford

    Rocco gets nod as UVA starting QB over Sims, Watford
    Game week is finally here for college football programs. At UVa that meant the release of a much-anticipated depth chart. Michael Rocco is the starter at QB, with Phillip Sims second -- though Mike London said they will look for opportunities to play...
  • Virginia Beach arena project has powerful backers but considerable hurdles

    VIRGINIA BEACH — For all the recent buzz about Virginia Beach absconding with the NBA's Sacramento Kings, Tuesday's build-it-and-maybe-some-team-will-come presentation to the city council was very understated. No Maloof brothers handing out chips...
  • Richmond football to rely on '757' tandem against Virginia

    Dating to 1946, the University of Richmond has lost eight consecutive football games to Virginia. Only one of those defeats was by fewer than 16 points. The Spiders' chances of reversing those trends in Saturday's season opener, remote as they may be,...
  • Teel Time: Virginia season forecast includes Sims' ascension to starting quarterback

    The yin and yang of scheduling confronts Virginia this football season as the Cavaliers face first-rate non-conference opponents while, by rotation, drawing a very manageable ACC road. Virginia dodges the league’s highest-regarded teams, Florida...
  • ACC All Access: Virginia's Phillip Sims makes solid debut against Richmond, but don't read into it too much

    If we’re being honest, Phillip Sims played in more important games at Oscar Smith High in Chesapeake than the one he played in Saturday against Richmond in Virginia’s season-opener. Not that Sims was arguing otherwise. As a matter of fact, he...
  • CAA Rewind, Lightning Round

    Atmospheric conditions in the Mid-Atlantic region led to lightning and blowouts in the second week of CAA football. Six games were affected by lightning – delayed starts, interruptions, or in the case of Old Dominion-Hampton, a mercifully shortened...