| Feb 2, 2011
| 3:05 AM
What follows is not an indictment of Rivals.com or a dig at all you football recruiting nuts.
Rivals provides a valuable service and, I'm guessing, makes a tidy profit. And the more times the NSD-obsessed crowd clicks on links like this, the more our...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:00 PM
If past is prologue, Virginia Tech’s Sugar Bowl collision with Michigan on Tuesday will hinge on special teams. Talk about unsettling for the Hokies.
First, police charged kicker Cody Journell with a felony for his alleged role in a home invasion/...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Blues in its most elemental form will once again step into the spotlight at Thomas Nelson Community College later this month.
The 11th edition of the Hampton Acoustic Blues Revival taking place Saturday, March 31, will feature blues historian and...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Jimmy Williams drove past a deputy while allegedly drinking a can of Busch beer, reports WTSP CBS News-10 in Tampa.
When the deputy pulled over the 42-year-old Tarpon Springs man, Williams immediately 'fessed up and shouted, "I'm wasted, ya got me!" He...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Virginia Tech has led the nation in scoring defense and/or total defense three times under coordinator Bud Foster. And with nine starters returning, this could be another benchmark year.
So what have been the common threads linking those great defenses,...
| May 20, 2009
Ten stories above downtown, standing in relief against the sky and a mural of the Statue of Liberty painted on the side of a nearby building, chef Jonathan McDowell is picking culinary lavender for crème brûlée and ice cream. From the roof of Blue...
| Feb 14, 2009
Read past the organic yogurt parfait with "La Brea granola," and the menu at the restaurant Blue on Blue at the Avalon Hotel in Beverly Hills lists a golden beet salad with "Roof-top" arugula, English pea soup with "Roof-top" mint, and house-made pasta...
| Jan 10, 2009
These days, digging some holes and planting a little lettuce or a few beets is a political act. Just ask Julie Stern, who shares a backyard organic garden with her neighbor in Topanga Canyon. Stern worked at the polls on election day. "There's a feeling...
| Feb 13, 2008
IT'S a great time of year for kitchen gardeners. Good rains mean great greens, and we've been happily tracking muddy footprints into the house as we bring in fresh-cut large-leaf mâché or Italian wild arugula. At the same time, we're thinking about what...
| Mar 5, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Vice President Joe Biden has gone around the block several times, and labor unions have been there with him. Today, they came around together again, at the AFL-CIO's annual executive council meeting in Miami Beach. "I tell......
| Oct 28, 2009
Rebuilding is a process of patience and time.
The first part is self explanatory, the latter is a little more erratic, unknown, and often unpredictable.
Scott Marsh had the first part when he arrived at Perry Meridian to a team that was winless for over...
| Nov 28, 2009
| 10:26 AM
The Commonwealth Cup is 4 feet tall, an impressive mixture of marble and cherry wood. Since 1996, it has gone to the winner of the annual Virginia-Virginia tech football game to cherish as a symbol of state supremacy.
When it was brought to his team's...