| Jan 18, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Virginia Tech’s best football team of the last six years, the 2009 bunch that featured Ryan Williams, Tyrod Taylor, Cody Grimm and Rock Carmichael, did not reach the ACC championship game. No matter that the Hokies were the conference’s...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:02 PM
Lane Kiffin finally made the call.
Throughout the off-season and spring practice, USC's football coach evaluated whether he should keep or relinquish play-calling responsibilities for the 2013 season.
With training camp set to open Aug. 3, Kiffin...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I hope you and the media start a campaign to stop the NCAA scheduling these massacre football games. It is a scam, a sham and a shame. . . . Urban Meyer has the guts leading, 55-0, to go for it on fourth and six? He...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:48 PM
Two games into the 2013 season, there are two words that perfectly describe the state of the USC football program.
They are two words that echoed through the bowels of the Coliseum late Saturday night, two words chanted by thousands of voices, two words...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
This could be the start of something big.
Or it could just cause for football fans to wonder why so many players are suddenly such big supporters of the Kwik-E-Mart clerk on "The Simpsons."
Some players from Georgia, Georgia Tech and Northwestern...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:37 AM
Lane Kiffin, who has coached USC’s football team since 2010, has been relieved of his duties, Athletic Director Pat Haden announced early Sunday.
Kiffin was fired hours after the Trojans lost to Arizona State, 62-41, at Tempe, Ariz. The loss...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:37 PM
It’s a favorite parlor game for science geeks: predicting who will win the Nobel Prizes.
For guidance, you can look to the winners of the Lasker Awards for medical research, or the Shaw Prizes for astronomy and life sciences. Recipients of the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:30 PM
Nothing pointed to quarterback Logan Thomas suddenly revitalizing his passing game heading into Virginia Tech’s road trip Thursday night to Georgia Tech.
Only three days of prep for Georgia Tech he described as void of pass attempts due to an...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Congress's decision to tie new undergraduate student loans to the government's borrowing costs -- about two percentage points higher than the rate on the ten-year Treasury note, capped at 8.25 percent -- was a welcome political compromise. But the...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:06 AM
With no Johnny Manziel or two-time defending national champion, the ACC’s preseason football clambake Sunday and Monday is unlikely to match the SEC’s for headlines. But here are some questions that I hope are asked.
| Jul 20, 2013
| 2:37 PM
With less than six weeks left before they tee it up for the first time and get the college football season under way, it's time for the annual media pilgrimage to the Atlantic Coast Conference “kickoff” event, where everything you wanted to...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:13 PM
Little League baseball:
In the Junior state tournament in Bristol, York County routed Central Chesterfield 16-4 in six innings to advance to the semifinals.
Gabe Simmons had four hits and drove in four runs for the York County 13- and 14-year-olds,...