| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Before we get into this week’s picks, I’d like to quickly honor the 3 biggest stars of the past week.
3) Collin Klein, Kansas State – With a lot of help from the K-State defense, Klein led the Wildcats to a victory over Oklahoma and a...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 10:34 PM
Frank Beamer received the first Joseph V. Paterno Award in 2010, emblematic of college football coaches who not only win games but also mold young men. Last week, Beamer moved the plaque from his Virginia Tech office and into storage.
“I thought it...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 4:26 AM
A pioneer administrator, the man who appointed her and Michael Vick’s favorite receiver headline the 2012 class of Virginia Tech’s Sports Hall of Fame.
Sharon McCloskey has served as the athletic department’s senior women’s...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:42 PM
(This is in response to Grantland's Bryan Curtis, who wrote "The Rules of College Football Fandom" and "Part Two" for the site this week. Halfway through part two, Curtis uses a tweet of mine to explain why as a Ball State graduate, I can't have a...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Like most ACC officials, including commissioner John Swofford, Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage dismissed notions last year of Notre Dame joining the conference for all sports except football.
Much has transpired since, most significantly...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 2:03 PM
By next weekend, players for every Atlantic Coast Conference football program will be checked into their respective campuses and will be geared up for the start of practices.
So, to get you through one last entirely football-less weekend, here's a...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Sean Glennon had just returned from a friend’s bachelor party in Cabo San Lucas, where, he assured me, neither he nor his fellow revelers were detained by authorities.
And while he called too late for inclusion in Sunday’s print column on his...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Orlando Freedom receiver Jeff Badet committed to USF Thursday, his birthday.
The speedy wide out picked the Bulls over scholarship offers from Louisville, Boston College, FIU and others.
USF was not even an option for Badet until the Bulls offered him a...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:23 AM
UCF coaches have been busy hosting droves of recruits for the past week and it doesn’t seem like the influx of visiting prospects will let up this week.
Several players took unofficial visits to the Orlando campus Friday and Saturday, and more will...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Talk to older Americans about Social Security benefits, and most report knowing that they can take benefits at age 62. They also know that if they delay taking benefits until they're older than 62, the benefits will increase.
"But there's not a deep...