| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:21 AM
From football to field hockey, basketball to baseball, the ACC again fares well in the NCAA’s latest academic data.
Also keeping to historical form with Thursday’s release of graduation success rates: William and Mary.
Nine Tribe sports...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 3:39 AM
Boys or girls, it doesn't matter.
Tyrone Wright loves teaching the game of basketball to kids and now Wright, who most recently was the men's coach at Northampton Community College, has a new platform to teach the game.
Wright was approved by the...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:15 AM
One week after Virginia Tech’s firing of basketball coach Seth Greenberg, we know little about the search for his successor. We’ve discovered some of the dozens of names recommended to athletic director Jim Weaver but have identified none...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:01 PM
The ACC and ESPN announced a 15-year contract Wednesday that increases the conference’s media revenue by approximately 30 percent.
Neither network nor league officials revealed financial terms, but a source close to the negotiations said the deal...
| May 17, 2012
My friend Kendra recently conducted a short but nerve-wracking experiment with her two boys, ages 7 and 9. “Go out and play,” she told them. “Don’t come in until dinner time.”
One of her boys wasn’t sure what to do....
| May 22, 2012
| 6:49 AM
Realignment saber rattling and subsequent media hysteria don’t unnerve Jim Weaver and Craig Littlepage. The athletic directors at Virginia Tech and Virginia, they helped chart the ACC’s last two expansions, and they’ve observed from afar...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:56 AM
The ACC soon could be under siege. If Big 12 officials meeting this week decide to expand, Florida State and Clemson are potential targets, and if the Seminoles and Tigers exit, others could follow.
Their motivation? Money, of course, real or imagined,...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:42 AM
None of the answers come easy when you’re dealing with the kind of struggles Virginia Tech is trying to handle right now, but right tackle Vinston Painter tried his best Thursday night to explain what exactly is weighing down Tech’s offense....
| Nov 4, 2012
| 7:26 PM
Virginia Tech doesn’t deserve to play for the ACC football title, and Hokies fans likely would boycott in droves. But Tech’s chances of reaching the championship game aren’t as grim as they appeared after Thursday’s defeat at...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 2:25 PM
University of Notre Dame hockey coach Jeff Jackson announced the 2012-13 Notre Dame hockey schedule. The 37-game schedule opens on Sunday, Oct. 7 with a preseason contest versus the U.S. National Under-18 Team that opens the 19-game home schedule at the...
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:59 AM
NOTRE DAME - Notre Dame is leaving the Big East Conference to join the Atlantic Coast Conference in all sports but football and ice hockey.
"We have monitored the changing conference landscape for many months and have concluded that moving to the...