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Virginia Tech student Elizabeth Henry extends holiday spirit to children worldwide

What began as a small family effort for one Virginia Tech student has now grown into a multi-campus outreach program.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Monday. The Redskins (3-6) have a bye this week.


Game Notes: Minnesota Vikings top Washington Redskins, 29-26

The Washington Redskins fell to the Minnesota Vikings, 29-26, in front of an announced crowd of 52,252 people at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Sunday.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins (3-5) play at the Minnesota Vikings (3-5) on Sunday.


Redskins make roster moves

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed free agent cornerback Richard Crawford and free agent safety Jamarca Sanford.


Should the Washington Redskins change their name?

It would seem obvious that the Redskins name is death to Washington NFL franchise owner Daniel Snyder, who you would think would want the focus of those providing free media about his team be on things like whether Robert Griffin III and new coach Jay Gruden can lead a return to the playoffs and other on-field activities rather than on how big of a racist millions think the team owners and management have to be to continue using a slur as a team nickname.


Winners and Losers: Brett Favre, Matt Schaub

WINNER (For the Moment): Brett Favre It’s still not looking good for ol’ Father Time, but the snowstorm and Metrodome roof collapse that pushed the Vikings-Giants game back a day at least gives his consecutive-games-played streak streak a glimmer of life left. My take: I hope he doesn’t start, play a series, hand the ball […]


Tech, JMU, UVa. players land in NFL

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   Virginia Tech sent an ACC-high five players to the NFL in the 2010 NFL Draft over the weekend. James Madison sent two players, and UVa. one.


Pigskin Picks

UNC 24, UVa. 10 Even good Virginia teams have trouble in Chapel Hill. (Just as good UNC teams can’t win in Charlottesville. See: 2008.) I’d give Carolina three touchdowns if not for the Heels’ woeful performance at the line of scrimmage in their 24-7 loss last week at Georgia Tech. UVa. coach Al Groh is […]