ODU junior guard Aaron Bacote scored 25 and Jonathan Arledge added 15 points with 11 rebounds to lead the Monarchs to a 63-53 Conference-USA victory over Rice Thursday.
Second-ranked UVA received its first-semester grade Tuesday in front of a near-capacity crowd at John Paul Jones Arena. Passing the midpoint of the 2014-15 regular season, the Cavaliers earned its A after a nearly flawless second-half performance in a 65-42 win over Clemson.
QJ Peterson had a team-high 18 points, pushing him over 1,000 for his career, and every Keydet to see game action scored as VMI downed the Furman Paladins, 83-73, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Saturday in Greenville, S.C.
James Madison women’s basketball opened at Northeastern on a 9-0 run and never looked back as the Dukes earned a 77-55 win in their Colonial Athletic Association road opener on Friday night at Cabot Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
Equality Virginia has recognized five Richmond-based Fortune 500 companies – Altria, Capital One, CarMax, Dominion, and Genworth – for their commitment to making Virginia’s business climate conducive to economic success by encouraging and supporting diversity in the workplace.
The Survivor Series in November was a crowning moment for WWE: marking the on-screen WWE debut of Sting, and the storyline demise of The Authority, the faction led by real-life WWE executives Stephanie McMahon and Triple H whose act was, yes, getting a bit stale more than a year into its run.
In the end, Keon Moore was too much. On an afternoon when Longwood rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit and forced overtime in one of the Big South’s most difficult arenas, Winthrop’s redshirt junior forward scored 27 points to lift the Eagles to an 82-72 New Year’s Eve win in Winthrop Coliseum.
Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins finished the 2014 NFL season with a 4-12 record.
In the final non-conference game of the season, No. 24 James Madison women’s basketball suffered a 66-62 setback at Vanderbilt on Monday night at Memorial Gymnasium despite a career high 21 points by junior guard Ashley Perez (Manchester, Conn./Manchester (St. John’s)).
The great shame surrounding the movie The Interview is that it won’t be seen on a wider scale because of the decision by Sony Pictures to bail on the comedy fantasizing about the downfall of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
Under normal circumstances, the question would not have alarmed Longwood women’s soccer player Amelia McConnell. But the circumstances that one night during her freshman year were anything but normal.
Conservative commentators are telling us in the wake of the senseless murders of two New York City cops on Saturday that the U.S. is about to sink into lawlessness because of the poisoned atmosphere surrounding ongoing protests of police killings of civilians in Missouri, Staten Island, Cleveland and a growing list of American cities.
Today, we face serious vacuums in our national defense: a lack of strategy, repeated budget cuts, sequestration, and miscalculated defense decisions.
As part of its continuing network investment and ongoing 4G LTE rollout, AT&T* has upgraded an additional mobile Internet cell site in Waynesboro to expand AT&T 4G LTE coverage for residents and businesses in the area of Rosser Ave and I-64.
Key free throws down the stretch helped James Madison women’s basketball grind out a 69-62 victory at Ohio University on Monday night.
The U.S. Senate is expected to move forward with legislation that cleared the House of Representatives last week for retroactive tax extenders.
Agricultural methods over the past 12,000 years have been responsible for two-thirds of our excess greenhouse gases, essentially mining soil carbon and converting it to carbon dioxide and methane, beginning a slow stable warming that now accelerates with burning of fossil fuel.
Football game days in the ACC have always extended beyond what transpires for three hours on a field of play.
It almost seems hyperinflated, the statistic that we hear cited about how one in five women who go to college are raped at some point during their time on their campus.
People are gathering in cities across the country – New York City, Washington, Berkeley – to protest decisions by grand juries in Missouri and Staten Island against bringing back indictments in cases in which cops were responsible for the deaths of unarmed petty-crime suspects.
The Mercer Bears closed out the game on a 12-3 run, propelling themselves to a 90-81 victory over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference basketball action Saturday in Macon, Ga.
I read this post from the blog Gawker on a topic related to the racial tensions resulting from the inexplicable grand-jury actions in Missouri and New York that let a pair of cops who killed unarmed petty-crime suspects go free.
After a 16-3 run to open the second half, the JMU women’s basketball team flew by Richmond 79-68 Wednesday night at the JMU Convocation Center to move to 6-1 overall on the young season.
George Mason and Old Dominion battled through 12 lead changes, but the Patriots could not outlast the Monarchs, dropping a 75-69 decision Wednesday in the Patriot Center.
Attorney General Mark Herring has outlined to the EPA an evaluation approach that considers economic, health, and environmental benefits alongside implementation costs.
The change with Facebook that has been slowly coming for the past two years will solidify in January with the virtual end of so-called organic reach for business messages.
CM Punk finally spoke out on his departure nearly a year ago from WWE, and it was worse than a lot of us would have thought.
Redshirt sophomore Jalen Jenkins sank a three-quarter court shot from just beyond Manhattan’s foul line to give Mason a 64-63 victory Saturday afternoon over Manhattan in the Patriot Center.
Secretary of Education Anne Holton announced that the Standards of Learning (SOL) Innovation Committee has completed their first round of interim recommendations.
Washington Redskins Colt McCoy talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins (3-8) play the Indianapolis Colts (7-4) on Sunday.
The Virginia Department of Health Office of Minority Health and Health Equity kicked off its 100 Congregations for Million Hearts faith-based campaign.
The UVA Board of Visitors adopted a zero-tolerance approach toward sexual assault. The resolution came during a special Board of Visitors meeting called in the wake of a Rolling Stone article that depicts the horrific rape of a student named Jackie at a fraternity party in 2012.
Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Tuesday. Virginia Tech (5-6, 2-5 ACC) hosts UVA (5-6, 3-4 ACC) on Friday at 8 p.m.
Richmond hit 11 of its first 17 shots to start with a bang and run away from High Point (3-1), 80-56, on Saturday afternoon at the Robins Center.
UVA President Teresa A. Sullivan today distributed the following message to the University Community regarding the review of procedures regarding the reporting of sexual assaults on Grounds.
Working past the oversimplified paint-by-numbers portrait of the UVA culture in this week’s Rolling Stone, we eventually get to the dirty little secret that will rock the University to its core in the coming weeks, months and beyond: with regard to how administrators deal with sexual assaults on Grounds.
TNA Impact Wrestling will make the move from its long-time home on Spike TV to Destination America, an offshoot of Discovery Communications that reaches roughly half the homes that Spike TV is in currently.
AT&T* has upgraded an additional mobile Internet cell site in Waynesboro to expand AT&T 4G LTE coverage near the intersection of I-64 & Rosser Avenue.
Junior guard Patrick Holloway scored eight points in the final 35 seconds to cut George Mason’s double-digit deficit, but it was not enough to rally back as Cornell topped Mason men’s basketball 68-60.
The 2014 Virginia Film Festival took the Festival’s recent string of record-breaking success to a whole new level, smashing its previous box office record, set last year, by a remarkable 45.6%.
The Ebola story gets stranger every day as administration officials, the CDC, and Mr. Obama himself stretch logic and reason to the breaking point and beyond.
Fishburne postgrad basketball coach Ed Huckaby jumped at the opportunity to hire Mel Abrams to be his lead assistant.
Longwood point guard Quincy Taylor grabbed hold of the spotlight and poured in with 22 points in his first game as a Lancer to lead Longwood past Hampden-Sydney 95-60.
There is one precinct left to count of the 2,557 spread across Virginia, the University Hall precinct in Albemarle County, and Mark Warner has a 16,540-vote lead over Ed Gillespie.
Three biology professors at Washington and Lee University have won a $100,000 grant to investigate the link between obesity and infertility in women.
Virginia peanut growers are hoping this year’s crop will be 26 percent larger than last year’s, a great recovery from recent years of low production.
Becker’s Hospital Review recognized the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia Medical Center on its 2014 list of 125 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs.
The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank today released a new study—Hunger in America 2014, a comprehensive demographic profile of people seeking charitable food assistance in the Blue Ridge area.
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park marked the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek with unforgettable ranger programs, living history demonstrations, and dramatic reenactments.