| Nov 9, 2013
| 7:43 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Though Virginia Tech hadn't looked like an Atlantic Coast Conference championship contender of late, it proved Saturday night it still has plans on making a run at a sixth appearance in the conference title game.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:07 AM
John Gallagher has tweaked the staff of the Hartford men's basketball team. In addition to hiring Tom Devitt as director of operations this offseason -- Devitt replaced Brian Glowiak, who is pursuing opportunities outside of basketball -- Gallagher...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:30 PM
When Tajh Boyd dons a cap and gown Dec. 19 to participate in graduation ceremonies at Clemson, he'll retrieve a piece of paper that may indicate his major areas of study were sociology and criminal justice.
His diploma certainly will be well-earned, but...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Most ACC schools, including Virginia Tech and Virginia, continue to outpace their Division I and power-conference peers in graduating athletes.
Among the four Division I institutions in Hampton Roads, only William and Mary trumps national averages for...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Todd Turner, a former athletic director in the ACC, Southeastern Conference, Pacific 12 and Big East, will assist Virginia Tech in its search for retiring AD Jim Weaver’s successor.
Turner founded and runs Collegiate Sports Associates, a...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day recently occurred on June 15, and to mark the occasion, the recently created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is ramping up efforts to prevent scams targeted at the elderly.
"The amount of money stolen from...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Some of the assumptions we've made for generations about the best way to save and plan for retirement may no longer be true. The decline in housing and stock prices beginning with the 2008 crash, and a decline in 401(k) matches from employers, has...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:55 PM
GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 71st year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the fourth meeting of the year.
VAQUEROS FIND BAD, GOOD IN UGLY LOSS
Most everyone in attendance at the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Inconvenient travel and lurking Juarez danger aside, the Sun Bowl is a quality destination for Virginia Tech’s football program and part of a historically difficult postseason lineup for the ACC.
The Hokies’ Dec. 31 encounter with UCLA in El...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:09 AM
Virginia Tech’s home football game Saturday against North Carolina will start shortly after 12:30, ideal for newspaper hacks fighting early deadlines, anathema to fans who crave more tailgate time and believe Lane Stadium rocks best after dark....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:47 PM
STORRS — A year ago, UConn had to master the art of playing with nothing to lose. While the Huskies had their shortcomings, lack of motivation — a sense of playing as if it didn't really matter because they were ineligible for the postseason...