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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

What’s Next?: NFL Ignites Controversial Discussions

September 24, 2014 |

When the nation caught wind of Adrian Peterson being indicted on child negligence charges, the NFL picked the shovel back up, and dug deeper. The spanking epidemic that has landed Peterson in two separate cases has the … Read More

Old Dominion vs. Middle Tennessee State: Game Preview

September 24, 2014 |

There is nothing more electrifying than thousands of fans roaring under Friday night lights, especially when the game is nationally televised on Fox Sports Network.

The Old Dominion Monarchs (2-1) will face Middle Tennessee State (2-1) in … Read More

ODU gets first Conference USA victory against Rice 45-42

September 24, 2014 |

Houston, Texas – The Old Dominion University football program put everyone in Conference USA on notice Sept. 20, with an upset victory over the defending C-USA champion Rice Owls, 45-42. Ricky Segers’s 25-yard field goal gave the Monarchs their first-ever … Read More