| May 23, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Famous people, places & things
People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more
Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Archie Manning is already there, of course, and Drew Brees will be. They are the most highly regarded quarterbacks in New Orleans Saints history — the two-time Pro Bowler and the record-setting Super Bowl winner.
But three decades after Manning,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Recalling the good works of a previous Warwick High graduate, B.W. Webb vowed that if he were ever in a similar position, he would do the same.
Hence, the Dallas Cowboys rookie is the driving force behind his first football camp, this Saturday at...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Former NFL quarterback Kevin Kolb was arrested early Saturday and charged with boating while intoxicated in south Texas.
Kolb was arrested early Saturday and released hours later on $3,000 bond, according to Willacy County jail records.
Not too long...
| Jun 13, 2014
Michael Vick turns 34 this month. Injuries have plagued him for years, and he appears destined to serve as Geno Smith's backup this season with the never-a-dull-moment New York Jets.
But Vick has no plans to ease toward retirement holding a clipboard on...
| May 10, 2014
| 7:34 PM
Tajh Boyd has played home football games in Darling Stadium and Clemson's Death Valley. Now, he'll have a chance to play home games just a few miles from Manhattan as a member of the New York Jets.
Boyd, a Phoebus High alumnus and former quarterback at...
| May 11, 2014
| 6:46 PM
The footballs boom off his foot, sailing high and far, the equivalent of 45, even 50 yards beyond a line of scrimmage. And when the kicker eases up a bit to concentrate on location, he rolls punts within three feet of each other.
If Chris Kluwe had...
| May 11, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Can we not pretend that we don't check out our neighbor's new car, then turn around and give our own vehicle the side-eye after being filled with envy?
Admit it, you didn't think about getting hurricane shutters, or redoing the driveway until the family...
| May 10, 2014
| 6:41 PM
After watching a dozen quarterbacks get selected ahead of him Saturday, Phoebus High graduate Tajh Boyd was about ready to throw in the towel on his NFL draft chances by late afternoon.
Sitting in his car with his seat back and a hat pulled low over his...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Michael Vick will be a polarizing figure as long as he remains in the NFL.
The quarterback spent 19 months in prison after pleading guilty to a federal dogfighting conspiracy charge in 2007 but staged a successful comeback in the league, spending the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
The 2014 NFL season will kick off Sept. 4 in Seattle, where the Super Bowl champion Seahawks will be honored before the boisterous 12th Man in the regular-season opener against the Green Bay Packers.
A full schedule for the upcoming season —...