• Redskins could rely on young defensive backs against Eagles

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Quinton Dunbar takes pride in the way Washington Redskins defensive backs coach Torrian Gray makes every member of the secondary prepare as though he’s starting.

  • Redskins’ Allen has foot injury, Hopkins hip injury

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins rookie defensive lineman Jonathan Allen has a Lisfranc sprain in his foot and will miss some time, according to coach Jay Gruden.

  • Amid crises, tensions between Trump, Tillerson persist

    STERLING, Va. (AP) — The strained relationship between President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson came under renewed focus Sunday, as the nation’s top diplomat insisted that Trump has not undermined him even as he again refused to deny calling the president “a moron.”

  • JMU tops Villanova 30-8 with ESPN’s College Gameday in town

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Bryan Schor threw for 271 yards and two touchdowns, and defending FCS champion James Madison beat Villanova 30-8 on Saturday to set a conference record with 18 straight victories.

  • McKenzie runs for 2 TDs, Hampton beats Norfolk State 16-14

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Shai McKenzie ran for two early touchdowns and Hampton never trailed, beating Norfolk State 16-14 on Saturday.

  • 2 employees dead in failed North Carolina prison breakout

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Inmates at a North Carolina prison plotted an escape bid knowing they would have to hurt some prison employees, their disturbance ultimately leaving two workers dead and a dozen other workers or fellow inmates injured, authorities said Friday.

  • Virginia looks to keep rolling in visit to reeling UNC

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Virginia knows it only takes one week for a season’s momentum to completely flip.

  • ‘You are my slave:’ School’s Civil War Day sparks mom’s ire

    KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A new battle line has formed in the national debate over Civil War flags and symbols — this time at a Georgia school not far from a mountaintop where Confederate soldiers fired their cannons at Union troops more than a century ago.

  • Buy-in key for Virginia, coach as Cavaliers set new standard

    In Bronco Mendenhall’s quest to build a winning football program at Virginia, the biggest assist the coach has received has come in the buy-in from the players — who knew the old way wasn’t working.