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    Parks a Returning Bright Spot For Cavs

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          At the running back slot Virginia's Kevin Parks is certainly "one to watch" this fall. More>>

    RG III, Gruden on Same Page as Camp Opens

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       In a huge contrast from the Shanahan years, RG III and his new head coach appear to be moving in the same direction.

     

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    "BeamerBall" Spawned a Conference-Wide Trend Video included

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       "BeamerBall" is alive and well around the conference and around the nation in college football. More>>

    Lord Botetourt Punches Ticket to State Final Four

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      The Cavaliers are into the Boys Basketball State Final Four for the first time in school history. More>>

    The New ACC Settles In To Era of Stability

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      The Atlantic Coast Conference has natigated some pretty turbulent waters and appears to have some smooth sailing ahead.

     

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    Virginia Tech, Virginia Meet Media at ACC Kickoff Video included

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        The Hokies and the Cavaliers both appear to have some work to do to make a splash in this year's ACC football campaign.

     

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    Tremaine Edmunds to Commit Live on WSLS, July 31st Video included

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    Rivals 4 star recruit Tremaine Edmunds has confirmed with ourmedia partnerJason Stamm ofRivals.com and Hokiehaven.com that he will commit live on WSLS 10 on Thursday, July 31st. Edmunds has narrowed his choices down to the University of Maryland, Wake Forest, USC, and Virginia Tech. More>>

    Daniels Gets Two-Year Deal with Rockets

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       Troy Daniels NBA future now looks secure.

     

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    Fuller on Thorpe Watch List Video included

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         Virginia Tech's star rising sophomore cornerback has been named to his third major award watchlist.

     

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    Lebron Returns to Cleveland

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       After four seasons in Miami, the NBA's best player is returning to his roots.

     

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    Barksdale to Leave Hokies Video included

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        Danville's C.J. Barksdale is the latest Hokie to step away from the Virginia Tech basketball program.

     

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    Argentina Advances to World Cup Final

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     Argentina will get to take a shot a Germany after outlasting the Netherlands in the World Cup Semifinal.     

     

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    Miami Football Players Charged in Sexual Assault

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        Two Miami football players have been dismissed from the team and suspended from the University following sexual assault charges.

     

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    Brazil Crushed by Germany in Semifinals

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          The home team in the World Cup was smashed by Germany in record fashion.

     

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    Hokies Emelogu To Transfer Video included

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        The Hokies basketball roster continues to be in flux since the arrival of new head coach Buzz Williams. More>>

    Cabrera Wins Greenbrier Classic

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    JOHN RABYAP Sports WriterWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Angel Cabrera no longer has to fret about that streak of disappointments in non-major events on the PGA Tour.The 44-year-old Argentine won the Greenbrier Classic on Sunday for his first victory in a tournament other than a major, closing with his second straight 6-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over a heavy-hearted George McNeill.Cabrera, whose only other... More>>

    43 car back in victory lane at Daytona

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    MARK LONGAP Sports WriterDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Aric Almirola grew up two hours from Daytona International Speedway, attended countless races as a kid and even "dreamed about what it would be like to have a chance to race at the highest level at this racetrack."He found out Sunday, after two days of thunderstorms, three red-flag stoppages and dozens of wrecked cars.As a bonus, he also accomplished the feat on a mi... More>>

    Belgium Ends US World Cup Run

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       Belgium knocks out the United States in the round of sixteen of the World Cup.

     

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    Hokies Coaches Tee It Up at the Greenbrier Video included

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         Coaches Frank Beamer and Buzz Williams of Virginia Tech took part in the Wednesday Pro-Am at the Greenbrier. More>>

    Past champions return to the Greenbrier Video included

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        The Greenbrier has served as a launching pad for golfers seeking their first PGA tour victory.

     

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    Northside Football Signs Four Players to Next Level

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     Northside's second title in five seasons reaps more rewards, as four more Vikings are headed to play college football. More>>

    Kevin Jones hits the ground running in new position with Virginia Tech Video included

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    Former Virginia Tech running back Kevin Jones now has a new position in the school’s athletic department. July 10th was his first day on the job as a Special Assistant to the Athletic Director. Jones says he has hit the ground running, and has been working hard since day 1. Just a week in to the new job he says he has been enjoying it, and is looking forward to mentoring athletes in all sports and loves being back hom... More>>

    Gruden Tours Redskins Training Camp in Richmond Video included

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        Jay Gruden toured the Redskins camp in advance of the July 24th training camp in Richmond. More>>

    Austin Clark Chooses South Carolina Live During 6pm Sports

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    One school's 2015 recruiting class will get a huge boost when Austin Clark makes his college decision on a special segment of WSLS's 1st and 10 Thursday night at 6pm. More>>

    LeBron is Leagues newest free agent: opts out in Miami

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    TIM REYNOLDSAP Basketball WriterMIAMI (AP) - LeBron James is heading back to free agency.James has told the Miami Heat that he is opting out of the final two years of his contract, his agent, Rich Paul, told The Associated Press on Tuesday. And with that, James will become a free agent on July 1."I have informed the Heat," Paul said.That does not mean James is leaving Miami - but there's no guarantee that he'll be in ... More>>

    Former Hokie RB Kevin Jones Named Babcock's Assistant Video included

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    BLACKSBURG, Va. – Virginia Tech Director of Athletics Whit Babcock announced Tuesday that former Hokie football All-American Kevin Jones will join his staff as Special Assistant to the Athletic Director. “Kevin brings an extremely unique and valuable perspective and skill set to our department, which we are excited about,” Babcock said. “His experience as a student-athlete here, his successful pro career, and then re... More>>

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    • Young Knights Gain Experience, Confidence

      Young Knights Gain Experience, Confidence

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:29:34 GMT
      At Cave Spring the young guns of coach Billy Hicks are starting to find their range. A win over Pulaski County has this group to one game under .500 at 5-6. That from a lineup that sports no senior
        Cave Spring's youth and inexperience are slowly being overcome by their talent--and time.
    • Fleming's Craft Star Recruit For Hokies in 2015

      Fleming's Craft Star Recruit For Hokies in 2015

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:28:49 GMT
      William Fleming's high flying Warren Craft is playing his way back into shape--the Colonels star junior is coming off a stress fracture in his left shin. He's been committed to Virginia Tech for about
       Our look at some of the key area basketball recruits includes William Fleming star swingman Warren Craft.
    • Big Orange Enters 38th Year

      Big Orange Enters 38th Year

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:28:27 GMT
      Aa premier wrestling tournament sw virginia will hear the first whistle..---tomorrow morning at william byrd high school.. the mats..were going down this afternoon at the home of the terriers..for
           The Big Orange Classic hits the mats for the 38th time this weekend.
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    • Salem Sox Win Home Opener

      Salem Sox Win Home Opener

      Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-04-09 14:31:43 GMT
          Salem enters the Carolina League record books with a win in the home opener.
        
          Salem enters the Carolina League record books with a win in the home opener.
        
    • Red Sox Try to Make Carolina League History

      Red Sox Try to Make Carolina League History

      Monday, April 7 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-04-08 03:50:00 GMT
          The Red Sox have a chance to head into the Carolina League record books on opening night.
          The Red Sox have a chance to head into the Carolina League record books on opening night.
    • Salem Red Sox welcomes biggest crowd in four years

      Salem Red Sox welcomes biggest crowd in four years

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:28:01 GMT
      On the field the Salem Red Sox have been knocking it out of the park. Consequently, fans are coming back in. After winning the Carolina League championship last year, and a new marketing strategy. The 2014 season has seen long lines at ticket booths and as General Manager Ryan Shelton would say there are significantly "More butts in seats" than in years past at Memorial Stadium. "We needed to earn some credibility...
      On the field the Salem Red Sox have been knocking it out of the park. Consequently, fans are coming back in. After winning the Carolina League championship last year, and a new marketing strategy. The 2014 season has seen long lines at ticket booths and as General Manager Ryan Shelton would say there are significantly "More butts in seats" than in years past at Memorial Stadium. "We needed to earn some credibility...
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