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  • NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in preseason Week 3

    NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in preseason Week 3
    With a 124.8 passer rating in Saturday night's preseason victory over the Redskins, Tyrod Taylor tightened his hold on the Baltimore Ravens' top backup quarterback job behind Super Bowl-winning Joe Flacco. Lorenzo Taliaferro -- a rookie from Bruton...
  • NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in preseason Week 2 (updated Tuesday AM with Browns-Redskins)

    NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in preseason Week 2 (updated Tuesday AM with Browns-Redskins)
    William and Mary record-setting running back Jonathan Grimes, 24, is in his third stint with the Houston Texans. He also has been with the New York Jets and Jacksonville Jaguars. Primarily because of a numbers game, the undrafted 5-foot-10, 207-pounder...
  • NFL UPDATE: How players with Virginia connections fared in preseason Week 1 (plus Hall of Fame Game)

    NFL UPDATE: How players with Virginia connections fared in preseason Week 1 (plus Hall of Fame Game)
    When many of us last saw Logan Thomas, he was getting knocked woozy in Virginia Tech's Sun Bowl loss to UCLA on New Year's Eve. Even before then, he took plenty of criticism -- often deservedly so, he admitted -- for inaccurate passing. But Saturday...
  • NFL UPDATE: Players with Virginia connections on team rosters

    NFL UPDATE: Players with Virginia connections on team rosters
    Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics: Arizona Cardinals: LS 82 Mike Leach (W&M). QB 6 Logan Thomas (Va. Tech, Brookville High). OLB 47 Adrian Tracy (W&M, Potomac Falls High). G 78 Earl Watford (James Madison)....
  • Boys basketball | Plainfield East breezing through summer schedule

    Boys basketball | Plainfield East breezing through summer schedule
    Plainfield East's boys basketball team fell short of its goal of winning a regional title last season but made some amends last weekend. More than three months after losing to Geneva in a Class 4A regional semifinal on its home court, Plainfield East...
  • Boys hoops | Plainfield East seniors lay groundwork for underclassmen

    Boys hoops | Plainfield East seniors lay groundwork for underclassmen
    Plainfield East captured its second Southwest Prairie Conference title in the past three years by relying on a simple recipe. The Bengals (18-9, 11-3) relied on a strong senior core, a dynamic scorer in junior Aaron Jordan and a stingy defense. "I'm...
  • Boys hoops | Future Illini the present for Plainfield East basketball

    Boys hoops | Future Illini the present for Plainfield East basketball
    Plainfield East boys basketball coach Branden Adkins knew his team needed some work to success next season. For some early ideas, he had to look no further than his home gym. Two teams at the Class 4A Plainfield East regional, Bolingbrook and Geneva,...
  • Call it a 'Mission Bay Miracle' as Chargers reach playoffs

    Call it a 'Mission Bay Miracle' as Chargers reach playoffs
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  • Monday Morning Quarterback: blind spots proved to be fatal flaws

     
    In the wake of the Philadelphia Eagles' season-ending loss in the first round of the playoffs to the New Orleans Saints, there is so much to pick apart. Here is one person's opinion of the top three questions that loom......
  • Speaking of sports

     
    Headline: Mike Ditka calls a cold-weather Super Bowl 'stupid' It is, I guess. Or, rather, risky. Cold weather isn't so terrible for football. The key playoff games are often held in frigid conditions. And the average temperature range on an......
  • NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in the divisional playoffs

    NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared in the divisional playoffs
    49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks jumped offside on this play near the goal line, but the former Virginia Cavalier's stops of Panthers quarterback Cam Newton sparked San Francisco into the NFC championship game. Listed by jersey number (if still applicable)...
  • NFL: How players with Va. connections fared in the playoffs' first round

    Veteran kicker Shayne Graham, signed by New Orleans about two weeks ago, drilled four field goals with a miss -- including a 32-yarder on the last play -- Saturday night in Philadelphia to give the Saints their first road playoff victory in franchise...