Sports » Page 5


Eagles win in overtime as Cowboys drop sixth straight

Philadelphia quarterback Sam Bradford and wide receiver Jordan Matthews connected on a 41-yard touchdown on the first possession of overtime to give the Eagles a wild 33-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Nov. 9.


UVA Falls To Miami 27-21

Miami Edges UVA 27-21 in a Saturday game played in south Florida.

Kansas City Royals pose with World Series trophy after Game 5 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Mets Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, in New York. The Royals won 7-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

This week’s best sports shots

A look at the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.


This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of the big sporting events taking place this weekend.


Week 9 NFL games to watch

Here are five games you can't miss this Sunday.


Fielder and Harvey are winners

Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has won the NL Comeback Player of the Year award and Rangers designated hitter Prince Fielder has earned the AL honor.


Ex-NFL player Anthony Wayne Smith convicted on three counts of murder

The 48-year-old onetime National Football League star, whose original trial in one of the killings ended in a hung jury, faces a maximum sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.


Bengals improve to 8-0 by beating Browns

Tight end Tyler Eifert caught three touchdown passes from Andy Dalton as Cincinnati remained unbeaten with a 31-10 victory over the Cleveland Browns at Paul Brown Stadium.


Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look a some of the big sports headlines making news today, Friday, Nov. 6.


UVA Heads South To Take On Miami

UVA and Miami are meeting for the 13th time in series history.


No rape charge for NHL star Patrick Kane

Patrick Kane, a three-time Stanley Cup champion with the Blackhawks, had been accused of raping a woman in his offseason home in the Buffalo suburb of Hamburg early on Aug. 2.


Serena Williams channels inner superhero

The tennis champion is the women's world number one and is known for her strength and agility on the court, so when a man ran off with her cell phone while she dined out at a Chinese restaurant, the 34-year-old didn't hesitate to leap into action.


Belgium top FIFA world rankings for first time

Chile moved up four places to fifth to also reach their highest position, while Austria improved one place to a best ever tenth place.


PREVIEW: PGA Sanderson Farms Championship

The Country Club of Jackson in Mississippi will play host to the Sanderson Farms Championship, a tournament known for its breakthrough victors.


Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Nov. 5.


More details released about new Red Wings hockey arena

The $95 million arena is set to open in 2017.


Fans pack KC for Royals rally

Welcome to #CrownTown.


Clemson, Ohio State among top playoff rankings.

The first College Football Playoff selection committee rankings are out.


Titans sack Whisenhunt

The Titans lost 20-6 to the Houston Texans on Sunday, their sixth straight defeat.

Latest News

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

Failed Work Release Escape


John Wayne Jordan tried to get away on a John Deere utility vehicle.

in Local, Local Sports, UVA Sports

Kiser Named ACC Linebacker of the Week


Virginia's middle linebacker earns weekly ACC honor.

in Entertainment

The first word of the new ‘Star Wars’ movie is …


Director J.J. reveals the first word spoken in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which hits theaters next month.

in Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence named entertainer of the year


The star is one of the biggest and bankable actresses in Hollywood and has featured in a number of blockbusters including the "X-Men" franchise and "The Hunger Games" films.

in Entertainment

‘Rocky’ successor ‘Creed’ highlights Philadelphia’s revival


Adonis Johnson, the son of Balboa rival-turned-mentor Apollo Creed, leaves behind a life of privilege to walk in the footsteps of a father he never knew.