| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Even when upbeat, after a big win or lively practice, Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer often strikes a sober tone, urging players to avoid any situation that could breed trouble.
One misstep, Beamer cautions, can ruin a career and/or lives....
| Jun 23, 2013
| 12:07 PM
It's not surprising that the imposing building on East Robinson Street that houses Orlando's Howard Middle School looks like a classic American high school.
Built in 1926, this was indeed Orlando High for the classes of 1927 to 1952; the letters "OHS"...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Ten years ago today, ACC presidents voted to invite Virginia Tech and Miami into the conference. Nothing has transpired since to counter what Hokies athletic director Jim Weaver told me in May 2008 about the move.
“The best thing that has ever...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:23 PM
As his nearly 30-minute session Wednesday with reporters dragged on, Bill O'Brien went from angry to impatient. "How many more questions?" he asked the conference call's moderator. "Six," was the response. "Six?' O'Brien asked. "How about three." That was...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 12:41 PM
When the Maryland women's basketball team steps onto the court Monday night for its NCAA tournament second-round game at Comcast Center, the Terps will be without two starters and a reserve because of injury and another starter who's recovering from...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 3:45 AM
Emma Libersky, a sophomore at Plymouth High School, got top honors at the Indiana Poetry Out Loud Competition in Indy. She will represent the state at the national finals on April 29-30 in Washington, D.C.
Twenty-four other schools competed but Emma...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 10:28 PM
Seminole County might want to go ahead and put in an early public-works requisition for resurfacing major roadways next year.
There is going to be quite a bit of extra traffic, especially in the next few months, on roads such as Ronald Reagan Boulevard,...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Who could be some of the surprise players to emerge from spring practice for the Terps?
| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Terrell Lewis got the break he was looking for on Friday when Georgia Tech extended a football scholarship offer to the Ocoee linebacker/safety.
The way Lewis figures, an early first offer will help to serve notice that he’s out there as college...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Last week was wild when it came to scholarship offers for a handful of Class of 2014 players, as more schools outside the Midwest are discovering Illinois this winter.
Plainfield South outside linebacker Clifton Garrett received offers last week from...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Ohio receiver Thaddeus Snodgrass has hinted that he might soon make a decision about where he’ll play his college football, but Springfield coach Eric Gillespie doesn’t think his star junior is quite ready to make that choice just yet....