| Jun 14, 2012
First-time major champions are the rule in golf these days. The last three U.S. Opens, British Opens and PGAs, and last two Masters have welcomed new members to the club.
Curtis Strange suspects more of the same to transpire at this week'sU.S. Open,...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 6:30 AM
What drives a person to pick up a chain saw, welder or tin snips and wield them as an artist might instead of for a utilitarian purpose?
What makes someone look at cast-off pieces of carpenter's trim, an old Pepsi crate or even folded newsprint and see...
| Jul 1, 2012
Michael Curry retires this weekend as director of the Hampton Arts Commission. Since he came to the City of Hampton in April 1988, Curry has been responsible for the growth and programming of The American Theatre and the Charles H. Taylor Arts Center....
| Jul 12, 2012
Na Yeon Choi won the U.S. Women's Open, carding an impeccable Saturday 65 in the process. Suzann Pettersen took off her clothes for ESPN The Magazine.
Gee, wonder who got the most pub.
Welcome to the last week of women's professional golf, which late...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:56 PM
After months of commitments, analysis and changes of heart, after a morning and afternoon of decision, commotion and confusion, National Signing Day comes to this:
The football staffs at Virginia and Virginia Tech are genuinely jazzed about their 2012...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Brittany Lincicome played in five of the seven LPGA tournaments staged at Kingsmill. Never contended. Never cracked the top 20. Never finished under par.
Guess who can't wait for the tour's September return to the Williamsburg resort after a two-year...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Of course Cristie Kerr loves Kingsmill. She played seven LPGA tournaments at the Williamsburg resort, winning twice, posting three other top-10 finishes and earning $953,610.
Nearly a million bucks for 28 rounds of golf? It's not Tiger-in-his-prime coin,...
| Jul 30, 2011
If there's one juried show that Hampton Roads artists and art lovers alike should keep their eyes on, it's the Virginia Artists competition at the Charles H. Taylor Arts Center in Hampton.
Ever since replacing the faltering Bay Days exhibit in 2007, it's...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 2:06 PM
They didn't recognize one another at first. And really, how could they?
More than 15 years had passed. Back then, Tajama Abraham was an all-everything basketball player at Kecoughtan High. Jennifer Conrad was 5, dressed in school colors, and cheering for...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Nauticus and Virginia Stage Company are teaming up to present "Swingtime Salute, An On-Deck Revue," this summer.
Performances of the World War II-era song and dance show will take place May 31 through July 8 on the deck of the Battleship Wisconsin in...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Virginia's first football game in Hampton Roads was in 1900 against North Carolina. The Cavaliers defeated the Tar Heels 17-0 in Norfolk.
Virginia's most recent contest in these parts was in 1976 against VMI, also in Norfolk. The Cavaliers lost 13-7.
| Aug 18, 2011
| 5:35 PM
NORFOLK — Kwontie Moore, Mario Nixon and Courtnye Wynn were basketball guys. Football? They didn't know a slot receiver from a slot machine.
Wil Wahee was familiar with shoulder pads and a helmet, but he, too, preferred basketball.
So how did...