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Op-Ed: Ray Rice reinstated, what does it mean?

December 11, 2014 |

On Nov. 28, Ray Rice won his appeal to be reinstated into the NFL. This comes just two months after the NFL took a “stern” stance on the issue of domestic violence. The indefinite suspension was their rebuttal to their … Read More

Are the tides turning in Virginia football?

December 10, 2014 | 8

There are two schools known for their football programs in the state of Virginia. The first one is Virginia Tech, with their rich history of being the top dog for recruits wanting to play football in Virginia. The other school … Read More

Thanksgiving football: a tradition within a tradition

November 26, 2014 |

Nate Budryk Sports Editor

This Thanksgiving, as you induce yourself into a voluntary tryptophan coma, football will be the backdrop as it always has been. Again, the NFL will present America’s turkey and sports-loving masses with a superb slate of … Read More

Taylor Heinicke: From FCS to NFL?

November 19, 2014 |

Taylor Heinicke is a big name around the Norfolk area but recently his name has started to resonate with NFL scouts. This 6’ 1’’ 21 year old QB is starting to move his analysts’ draft boards.

Heinicke has a track … Read More

#24 ODU’s superhero

November 12, 2014 |

Felltone Misher catches unbelievable interception with seconds to spare

“What a Homecoming” fans exclaimed as they exited S.B. Ballard Stadium into the crisp November night. The 40th straight sellout crowd was in for a treat. The Old … Read More

Photo Gallery: ODU Football vs. FIU

November 8, 2014 |

For more photos, please visit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/odumaceandcrown/

Photos by Josh Boone, Joshua Caudell, Taylor Nguyen, Lex Selig and Zach Chavis

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Antonio Vaughan leaving behind a record-setting trail

November 5, 2014 | 1

Senior wide receiver Antonio Vaughan has been a part of every step for the Old Dominion Monarchs on their way to Conference USA football. Vaughan, a North Carolina native, felt the Monarchs were a perfect fit for him early on … Read More

Washington’s quarterback non-troversy

October 29, 2014 |

By Alex Brooks Contributing Writer

The Redskins quarterback controversy is very simple to understand.  There isn’t one.

Colt McCoy took over the starting quarterback position midway through the game against the Tennessee Titans last week.  He took the position away … Read More

Percy Harvin: A Double Edged Sword

October 28, 2014 |

DeAndre Taylor Staff Writer

Percy Harvin, a Chesapeake native, was supposed to be the Seattle Seahawks most talented receiver, but with a history of anger issues, he has failed to live up to the hype.  Last week he was traded … Read More

Jameis Winston – A cautionary Tale in the Making

October 22, 2014 | 1

We have followed the saga that is Jameis Winston, starting with the sensational game he had to begin his career two years ago.

Despite his 19-0 record as a starter, and Florida State’s return to relevance as a product of … Read More

Outscored and outplayed: ODU not ready for conference-leading foe

October 8, 2014 |

Just eight days removed from a devastating loss at the hands of Middle Tennessee State University on national television, the Old Dominion Football Monarchs were set to take on the undefeated Marshall Thundering Herd on Oct. 4. The Herd took … Read More

Turnovers ruin monarchs Conference USA home opener

October 1, 2014 |

The Old Dominion Monarchs (3-2, 1-1 C-USA) were defeated 41-28 by the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-2, 2-0 C-USA) in their first home FBS conference game on Sept. 26. The game was the first nationally televised game in Monarch football … Read More

What I learned from the ODU streaker

September 29, 2014 |

I was standing on the football field,at the end zone, on Sept. 26 when the ODU streaker ran the field in a blaze of butt naked glory. I was having the time of my life, filming the first nationally televised … Read More

From Houston to ODU: Senior Linebacker DJ Simon

September 24, 2014 |

The often-scrutinized Old Dominion University defense came up big in its first home Football Bowl Subdivision game on Sept. 13. The Monarchs took advantage of the humid, rainy conditions and played the best defensive game in their short history, giving … Read More