| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:35 AM
The dollar figures popped off the page last winter when Virginia Tech hired Buzz Williams to lead the Hokies’ basketball team. Few, if any, schools with such a modest tradition in a sport would commit not only $18.2 million over seven years to the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:05 AM
DETROIT Calvin Johnson grabs a chair, turns it around and sits. His mother, Dr. Arica Johnson, has just finished giving a world-class presentation to five young men who have been awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships through her son's foundation....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Football season is right around the corner.
With that in mind, the Orlando Sentinel got together with beat writers from various media outlets around the country to get the scoop on all the Knights' opponents this season.
We will showcase a daily Q&A...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:45 AM
John Albright, 47, has joined Hub International, a Chicago-based insurance brokerage, risk advisory and employee benefits firm, as chief legal officer. In his new role, Albright will oversee Hub’s global legal and compliance functions. Albright...
| Jun 29, 2014
The ACC has expanded from nine to 15 members in the last decade, but if you want to see a growth spurt that would make Yao Ming blush, check out the University of Louisville.
"When I took the job 17 years ago, I think our budget was $14.9 million,"...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Open online classes can broaden your knowledge, but don't pin your career hopes on them yet.
1. MOOCs are huge. Massive open online courses (or MOOCs) are college-level courses available to anyone. Lectures and course materials are accessed online, and...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:28 AM
ACC commissioner John Swofford believes the NCAA will reform without splintering, “absolutely” thinks the league is financially sound, did not take a stance during recent football-scheduling deliberations and preaches patience on a potential...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Georgia Tech’s ACC baseball tournament title Sunday concluded not only the conference’s 2013-14 championship docket but also the league’s first decade since adding Virginia Tech and Miami.
In short, an appropriate time to calculate and...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:21 PM
USC, as of Tuesday, is officially free.
Its NCAA probation period, the final vestige of penalties that were among the most severe in college sports history, will be complete.
“It's been a long four years,” Athletic Director Pat Haden said....
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:28 AM
Virginia and Virginia Tech ranked among the top half of the ACC’s eight public schools in 2012-13 athletics revenue but not among the top 25 nationally.
USA Today’s database of revenue, expenses and student-fee subsidies, an annual...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Take a bow, Virginia, William and Mary and Richmond. You, too, ACC and Atlantic 10. Shout outs more specifically to Duke men’s basketball and football, and Clemson football.
Those were among the takeaways last week from the NCAA’s Academic...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Scholarship athletes at Virginia and Virginia Tech continue to outperform their peers in the classroom to ensure postseason eligibility for the Cavaliers and Hokies in all sports.
The NCAA last week released team-by-team Academic Progress Rates for...