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  • Iraqis rally around Olympic soccer team after Qatar win

    Iraqis rally around Olympic soccer team after Qatar win

    The Iraqi soccer team's overtime win against Qatar, which will send it to the Olympics for the first time in more than a decade, has at least briefly united the fractured country in exultation amid its grinding war against the Islamic State group. Residents poured into the streets late Saturday...

      • Novak Djokovic wins 6th Australian title; Andy Murray loses 5th final

        Novak Djokovic wins 6th Australian title; Andy Murray loses 5th final

        Novak Djokovic maintained his perfect streak in six Australian Open finals with a 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (3) victory Sunday that consigned Andy Murray to a fifth defeat in championship deciders at Melbourne Park. Djokovic equaled Roy Emerson's long-standing record of six Australian Open titles and increased...

          • Florida State reaches $950,000 settlement with Jameis Winston's accuser

            Florida State reaches $950,000 settlement with Jameis Winston's accuser

            Florida State University has settled a Title IX lawsuit with a former student who said the school failed to adequately investigate allegations that she was raped by former star quarterback Jameis Winston. The settlement was announced a day before Winston's accuser, Erica Kinsman, had been scheduled...

              • Lions keep coach Jim Caldwell for 3rd year, 1st with new GM

                Lions keep coach Jim Caldwell for 3rd year, 1st with new GM

                The Detroit Lions have retained coach Jim Caldwell for a third season. Lions general manager Bob Quinn announced the move Friday. It was Quinn's call to keep or fire Caldwell during his first week on the job. Quinn says it is clear he and Caldwell have similar football philosophies, adding the...

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                  • William and Mary wins twice Friday to reach CAA baseball championship game

                    William and Mary wins twice Friday to reach CAA baseball championship game

                    William and Mary will meet UNC Wilmington 1 p.m. Saturday (weather permitting) in Charleston, S.C. for the Colonial Athletic Association baseball championship and an NCAA tourney berth on the line for the Tribe. Second-seeded William and Mary (27-29) won twice Friday, 5-1 against Northeastern,...

                      • Lafayette's Grimsley commits to Hokies

                        Lafayette's Grimsley commits to Hokies

                        Lafayette junior Hezekiah Grimsley verbally committed Thursday to play football for Virginia Tech and new head coach Justin Fuente. Grimsley had 38 catches for 1,065 yards and 13 touchdowns for Lafayette as a junior last fall.Other schools in on the 6-foot-1, 180-pound receiver include Old Dominion,...

                          • Warhill, Walsingham add more Class of '16 college recruits

                            Warhill, Walsingham add more Class of '16 college recruits

                            Walsingham Academy senior baseball player Beau LeJeune signed Wednesday to play for Division II University of Tampa.  Tampa has won seven national titles and produced 71 MLB Draft selections, according to tampaspartans.com. Warhill had three players this week celebrate signing to play in college....

                              • Jamestown boys tennis' team season ends in rare fashion

                                Jamestown boys tennis' team season ends in rare fashion

                                JAMES CITY - The overall team match tied with Hanover at 4 and a state tournament berth on the line Thursday afternoon, it came down to the No. 3 doubles match for Jamestown, which trailed 5-1 in the third set of the 4A East regional semifinal. Then it all came down to Jamestown No. 6 singles player...

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