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Will the Hall call come today for Billy Wagner?

Terry Collins, Larry Dierker, Jimy Williams, Larry Bowa, Charlie Manuel, Willie Randolph, Jerry Manuel, Terry Francona and Bobby Cox were…

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Curtis Strange among the class for this year’s N.C. Sports Hall of Fame

Curtis Strange, who took to Wake Forest like a fish to water, played on back-to-back NCAA golf championship teams and…

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BILLY WAGNER STILL ISN’T IN THE HALL OF FAME, AND THAT’S A PROBLEM

A grand total of 22,858 human beings have played Major League Baseball. Just 270 of them have earned induction into the…

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Ed Beard was a menacing linebacker at Oscar Smith, in the NFL. Off the field, he was ‘a good guy and he did a lot for people.’

On the field, Ed Beard was a menacing figure as a star at Oscar Smith High who played for Army…

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Former 49ers Linebacker Ed Beard Passes Away

The San Francisco 49ers organization mourns the loss of 49ers alumnus Ed Beard who passed away on Monday at the…

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Baseball Hall of Fame: Why Carlos Beltrán, Billy Wagner are among nine players on 2023 ballot worthy of a vote

Here it comes, another "hypothetical" Hall of Fame ballot. I enjoy working them up, but I'll enjoy it even more…

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Hampton University honors former NBA champion Rick Mahorn

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — No player has worn the number 44 at Hampton since 1980. That was Rick Mahorn’s final…

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Six Questions That Will Decide Billy Wagner’s Hall of Fame Fate

Should closers be in the Baseball Hall of Fame? Of course. They are part of the game. They do fall…

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Former UVa star Ronde Barber among Pro Football Hall of Fame Finalists

For the third straight year, Ronde Barber is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The former University…

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How Curtis Turner Roared Back After Being ‘Banned for Life’ by NASCAR in 1961

If there ever was an example of redemption and second chances earned in NASCAR, it was Curtis Morton Turner. The…

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Iconic Virginia coach Terry Holland accepted Alzheimer’s diagnosis with poise and grace

Even as the band played, confetti swirled and his team celebrated, Tony Bennett didn’t quite grasp the magnitude of Virginia’s…

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Who was Abe Goldblatt? Here’s a look at All-Tidewater football players of years past — and we can thank Abe

Every year, The Virginian-Pilot’s award for the top high school football player is dubbed the Abe Goldblatt All-Tidewater Player of…

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