| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Virginia Tech football lacks few amenities associated with national-caliber programs. Thanks to generous donors and a supportive administration, the Hokies practice, condition, play and prepare in ever-evolving facilities.
One exception: an indoor...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:17 PM
The booing stopped. The Coliseum was barely half full, but at least those sunny souls willing to venture into the darkness that has enveloped USC football did not lose their temper.
The chants to fire the head coach stopped. Lane Kiffin gave a giant...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 4:04 PM
West Orange wide receiver Garrett Johnson has narrowed his 11 Football Bowl Subdivision scholarship offers down to four schools (listed alphabetically): Arizona, Boston College, Kentucky and USF.
Johnson (5-foot-9, 162 pounds) announced the list...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 4:21 AM
Domination may be the missing piece from the puzzle that is Atlantic Coast Conference football.
It’s been a dozen years since an ACC representative played for a national championship.
That doesn’t mean the quality has suffered.
| Jun 29, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Virginia ranked 98th nationally last season in sacks, among the reasons the Cavaliers fired their defensive coordinator and defensive line coach. The program’s most recent commitment for the 2014 recruiting class might well improve that tepid pass...
| Jun 30, 2013
When Scot Loeffler became Virginia Tech's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in January, he heard from an old friend. Their email correspondence morphed into an 11th-hour recruitment that landed the Hokies a much-needed quarterback for their...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Notre Dame junior running back Chris James last week narrowed his list of favorite schools to Iowa, Pitt and Michigan State.
But that was before Wisconsin offered a scholarship Monday afternoon.
"I'm still looking hard at my top three," James said....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:45 PM
HAMPTON — It's the final day of the NFL High School Player Development camp at Bethel, and the Bruins' Ricky Walker isn't in drills with the other linemen. Where had he gone — to the bench for a water break?
Wait … there he is on...
| May 13, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Bolingbrook junior defensive back Parrker Westphal made an unofficial visit to Florida over the weekend.
Westphal reconnected with former Raiders teammate and current Gators freshman linebacker Antonio Morrison in Gainesville.
"It was great," Westphal...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Ten years ago today, ACC presidents voted to invite Virginia Tech and Miami into the conference. Nothing has transpired since to counter what Hokies athletic director Jim Weaver told me in May 2008 about the move.
“The best thing that has ever...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:26 PM
NOTRE DAME - The Notre Dame hoceky team announced its schedule for the 2013-14 season. The Irish will play 35 games, including 20 Hockey East games in their first season as a member of the confernece.
The Hockey East schedule will feature home...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:17 PM
De La Salle Class of 2014 offensive tackle Jamarco Jones will announce his college choice at 1 p.m. June 27 during a press conference at the school.
Jones has narrowed his list of favorites to Michigan, Michigan State, Notre Dame and Ohio State.