| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:18 AM
The annual media pilgrimage to Greensboro, N.C. to interrogate Atlantic Coast Conference football coaches and players regarding the coming season is upon us.
For Virginia coach Mike London and Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer, there's a lot to get...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:35 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Though Virginia running back Kevin Parks prefers to keep his admiration of U.Va. strong safety Anthony Harris a secret rather than getting all mushy-gushy sentimental, the truth is Parks sees Harris as something of a hero on the...
| Aug 10, 2014
Billy Fallen sinks his hands into the large mound of dough that's been plopped onto the wooden table in front of him. He squishes and squeezes the spongy mass, cutting off hunks, weighing them and shaping them into round loaves.
Some of the rounds are...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Even in the summer heat, 99-year-old S. Prestley Blake drives his green off-road cart to check on his construction project several times a day.
Blake, co-founder of the Friendly's Ice Cream empire, is spending an estimated $6 million to build a copy...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:12 PM
As unnerving as it should've been to face college pitching for the first time, nothing about standing in the batter's box this season against Atlantic Coast Conference pitchers made Maryland's Brandon Lowe flinch.
A team-best .339 batting average, which...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:27 PM
The Division I college sports year is effectively concluded, with only the baseball national championship to be decided between the Fighting O’Connors of Charlottesville versus Jay Cutler’s alma mater.
Depending on the outcome, Virginia...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:34 AM
After Virginia won the ACC regular-season and tournament basketball championships, and reached the NCAA Sweet 16, the school bumped the salaries of Tony Bennett’s assistant coaches 25 percent to $784,800.
When Virginia Tech introduced Buzz...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:39 PM
The Cleveland Cavaliers chose former Virginia star Joe Harris with the 33rd pick of the NBA draft -- the third selection of the second round -- Thursday night.
Harris, who led U.Va.'s Cavaliers to the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:16 PM
RICHMOND - The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved its six-year construction plan Wednesday, laying out more than $13 billion worth of road and rail projects planned between now and 2020.
The plan includes money to widen I-64 on the peninsula,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a number of significant appointments Friday afternoon, naming a new elections commissioner, a new port authority member, four new members on the board of corrections, making the acting inspector general permanent and re-...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Prayer, positive thinking and participation in a clinical trial using a drug as-yet unapproved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have got her to this point.
Last June, when Rebecca Ballard, then an English teacher at York High School, was...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:04 PM
UC Irvine first baseman Connor Spencer said some might have interpreted Coach Mike Gillepsie's preseason address to his players as lowering the bar. Instead, it lowered the boom.
"Skip told us we were going to go 5-55," recalled Spencer, who is among...