ACC basketball: Virginia, FSU rising to top in 2020-21

We’re halfway through the 2020–21 college basketball regular season, and conference play is well underway across the country. As teams jockey for position both in their own league standings and for NCAA tournament seeding, Sports Illustrated is checking in on the seven major conferences in men’s college hoops (American, ACC, Big 12, Big East, Big…Continue Reading

Why West Virginia leads the US in vaccinating nursing home residents

The urgency of vaccinating nursing home residents is evident in the numbers. The Covid-19 pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 136,000 residents and employees of long-term care facilities in the US alone, accounting for nearly 40% of all US deaths linked to the disease.Echoing that urgency, secretary of health and human services Alex…Continue Reading

Kathy Batten/Associated PressThe West Virginia men’s basketball team will be without one of its starters for the rest of the year with forward Oscar Tshiebwe stepping away from the program for personal reasons, per Jeff Borzello of ESPN.Mountaineers head coach Bob Huggins said Friday there was no chance he returns this season, and it didn’t…Continue Reading

No. 7 West Virginia falls to No. 3 Kansas after second-half surge

Entering Tuesday, West Virginia had never won a game at Kansas’ Allen Fieldhouse.The Mountaineers are still waiting. Despite 24 points from guard Sean McNeil, No. 7 West Virginia could not get past the No. 3 Jayhawks, falling 79-65.West Virginia (7-2) opened up chasing the red-hot Jayhawks, who relied heavily on second chance points in the…Continue Reading

Maryland, Virginia donate vaccine doses to Washington, D.C.

The Associated Press3h ago / 4:29 AM UTCWASHINGTON — Officials in the District of Columbia are accustomed to being short-changed in different ways.There’s the long-standing issue of its quest for statehood and proper representation in Congress. And when the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package was passed by Congress in March, Washington, D.C., was classified as…Continue Reading

Virginia Gov. Announces Support for Legalizing Marijuana

Biden’s Foolish Immigration Priorities Joe Biden shouldn’t want to begin his administration with a renewed migrant crisis at the border, but that’s what his priorities risk creating. After many false starts — including the zero-tolerance policy that drove family separations — the Trump administration got a handle on the border thanks to its … Read…Continue Reading

Virginia Tech vs. Miami (FL): How to watch live stream, TV channel, NCAA Football start time

Through 3 QuartersThe Virginia Tech Hokies are giving their home crowd exactly what it was hoping to see. After three quarters neither squad has the matchup in the bag, but Virginia Tech leads 24-19 over the Miami (FL) Hurricanes. The Hokies have enjoyed the tag-team combination of QB Hendon Hooker and RB Jalen Holston. The…Continue Reading