Tim Blank

Newsdesk writer


Olympics 2012: Michael Phelps Wins Gold In 200m Individual Medley

Baltimore's Michael Phelps beat out fellow American Ryan Lochte for the gold medal in the men's 200m individual medley on Thursday. The win gives Phelps his 16th Olympic gold medal and his 20th overall medal.

2012 College Football Coaches Poll: Virginia Tech Ranked No. 20 In First Rankings

The Virginia Tech Hokies are ranked No. 20 in the USA Today coaches poll. What other Virginia or D.C. area teams received votes in this poll?

Olympics 2012: Gabby Douglas Wins Gold In Women's Gymnastics Individual All Around

Gabby Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va. won gold in the women's gymnastics all around competition on Thursday in London. Russians Viktoria Komova and Aliya Mustafina rounded out the medal podium.

Olympics 2012: Gabby Douglas Leads Halfway Through Women's Gymnastics Individual All-Around

Virginia Beach's Gabby Douglas currently leads halfway through her rotations in the women's gymnastics all around competition in London on Thursday. She has a slight lead over Russian gymnasts Viktoria Komova and Aliya Mustafina.

American Men's Basketball Schedule Released

The American Eagles' 2012-13 schedule has been released. The Eagles will play games against Minnesota, Georgetown and Kansas while trying to win their second Patriot League championship.

Nationals Vs. Phillies Preview: Washington Hopes For A Rebound Against Philadelphia

After losing the opening game of a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies, the Washington Nationals look to Edwin Jackson to try and rebound.

2012 London Olympics: Michael Phelps Takes Silver In 200m Butterfly, Misses Gold By 0.05 Seconds

Michael Phelps claimed the silver medal in the 200m men's butterfly, missing out on the gold by 0.05 seconds. How long has it been since Phelps lost this race in Olympic or world competition?

Women's Gymnastics Team Final: Virginia Beach's Gabby Douglas Helps Team USA Win Gold

Virginia Beach resident Gabby Douglas helped Team USA's Women's Gymnastics team win their first Olympic gold medal since the 1996 Atlanta games. Individual gymnastics competitions will begin on Wednesday.

Nationals Vs. Phillies Preview: Stephen Strasburg Starts First Game Of 3-Game Series

The Washington Nationals open up a thee-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Can the Nationals win their 14th game against the Phillies in their last 18 meetings?

2012 London Olympics: U.S. Men's Gymnastics Team Falls To 5th In Final Team Event

Team USA failed in its attempt to win its first gold medal since 1984 in the Men's Gymnastics Team event. China won the gold medal with Japan and Great Britain joining them on the medal podium.

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