The impact of the loss, the level of heartbreak and the scope of the tragedy was summed up when Sharon Love, mother of Yeardley Love, addressed the jury.
RICHMOND, Va - Sports columnist Paul Woody visits the Richmond SPCA to meet some talented dogs and talk about the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. Woody says, "Gimme shelter", as in a shelter dog, not a Westmister dog. Watch past episodes of World of Woody. Produced by Brigitte Fanelli
BLACKSBURG From the opening moment of the game — check that, for some even before the game began — until the final second ticked away, they gave their full effort.
No high school sport requires the strength, stamina, mental acuity and physical toughness of wrestling.
The Virginia Commonwealth University Rams play fun basketball.
When it was over, there were plenty of questions about the NCAA tournament, whether the Colonial Athletic Association would receive more than one bid and whether Virginia Commonwealth's Rams passed the "eye" test.
After the College of William & Mary applied for trademark protection relating to the nickname "Tribe," the Cleveland Indians took note and filed to oppose it. Watch past episodes of World of Woody.MLB photo credit: AP Produced by Brigitte Fanelli
College coaches used to joke that the NCAA was so mad at Kentucky it gave Cleveland State two more years of probation.
Dan Hatley was nervous. Had been all week.
The trial in Charlottesville to determine the guilt or innocence of George W. Huguely in the death of Yeardley Love is about first-degree murder.
Sports columnist Paul Woody shares his take on the Pro Bowl, including what he thinks NFL commissioner Roger Goodell should do with the game next year. Watch past episodes of World of Woody.Photo credit: AP
Sports columnist Paul Woody explains why the road to a Super Bowl victory runs through Washington, although not exactly in the way the Redskins envision. View past World of Woody videos, here.Photo credit: AP
The Super Bowl almost always provides an unlikely star.
Bill Belichick is an enigma wrapped in a hoodie wrapped in a cocoon of intrigue.
"Maturity and Disappointment."
The breathless anticipation of national signing day has arrived.
For years, the punch line of intercollegiate athletics has been the football team always wants a university it can be proud of.
Usually, even the most vocal opponents of the president of the United States accept invitations to the White House.
We live in a "What if?" world. There are small, personal "What ifs." What if I'd gotten more sleep last night? What if I'd started eating healthy at 40 instead of 50?
Rarely has there been so much happiness, excitement, exaltation and, yes, even a bit of relief, over an invitation to join the Big South Conference.
CHARLOTTESVILLE - Did you hear the one about the Virginia Tech basketball player who threw a pass and hit an unsuspecting teammate, Dorenzo Hudson, in the face, causing a turnover, only to have the opposing team, the University of Virginia, immediately commit a turnover, leading to an easy basket for the Hokies and an eventual victory?
With 6:25 left in the game, Old Dominion University guard Donte Hill got position on the low post under the Monarchs' basket, caught the entry pass and made a spin move toward the baseline.
This time, University of North Carolina coach Roy Williams did not need to send his starters to the locker room with seconds left in the game.
To paraphrase Lincoln from his Gettysburg Address, the world will little note nor long remember that Eli Manning was the 1st round draft pick of San Diego in '04.
The Richmond Spiders scored in the paint. They scored from the perimeter. They played tenacious defense.
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