| Jan 23, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The latest inductees of the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame include two professional athletes with ties to southwest Virginia. They were recognized Monday afternoon at the State Capitol in Richmond.
Antonio Freeman played football for Virginia Tech...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Jess Kersey stood at midcourt at Appalachian State's old Varsity Gym in Boone, N.C., shaking like a leaf before officiating his first professional basketball game, a 1974 exhibition between the Carolina Cougars and the New York Nets of the defunct ABA....
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:24 PM
The Baseball Writers Association of American (Philadelphia Chapter) handed out our annual awards before Wednesday's game. Here's how it broke down: Cliff Lee edged Roy Halladay in a down-to-the-wire battle for the Steve Carlton Award and Shane Victorino...
| Oct 9, 2010
Rick Ankiel splashed a tiebreaking home run into McCovey Cove in the 11th inning for his first postseason clout, and the comeback Atlanta Braves rallied from a late four-run deficit to beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 on Friday night.
| Jun 25, 2010
Billy Wagner earned his 400th career save, Brian McCann gave Atlanta the lead with a fourth-inning homer and the Braves ended a three-game skid by beating the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Friday night.
McCann's 100th career homer was one of the few mistakes...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 6:34 AM
Bruce Bochy has already picked the Phillies as his World Series favorite, and that's coming from the manager who knows something about Philadelphia's aces.
The Colorado Rockies consider themselves a legitimate title contender, too, even if they have...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Major League Baseball-Detroit Tigers at New York Yankees, Noon (ESPN); San Diego Padres at St. Louis Cardinals, 3 p.m. (ESPN); San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
Tennis-ATP-WTA Tour, Sony Ericsson Open, Noon (ESPN2),...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 7:16 PM
Jeff Francoeur hit a go-ahead solo home run in the ninth inning off Braves closer Billy Wagner and the New York Mets snapped a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday night.
The Braves have lost three of four and now lead...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 12:47 PM
It wasn’t far into J.J. Redick’s Celebrity Golf Tournament held July 23 at Ballyhack Golf Club in Roanoke County that the tournament’s namesake flubbed a tee shot. The ball gently popped into the air, traveled about 10 yards, and then...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 3:20 PM
It's storms that are normally to blame for power outages, but it's the equipment that Appalachian Power employees are checking on frequently this time of year.
Appalachian Power customers are relying on their air conditions this time of year, but...
| Jan 20, 2009
| 4:30 PM
With my colleague Anthony Rieber filling in for me this week, I took the easy way out with this blog entry and simply reprinted his on-line column for today. There's plenty of Mets stuff to chew on this morning. SO......