| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
A decade ago, on a bleak March day in 2004, Geno Auriemma sat down in a blue plastic chair inside the gray hallways of Gampel Pavilion and began to chat with the basketball writers who were finishing their day's work.
The coach was a month from...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:28 AM
The shortest ACC basketball head-coaching tenure in 40 years ended Monday when Virginia Tech fired James Johnson after two seasons.
Athletic director Whit Babcock, on the job one month, met with Johnson Monday morning, five days after the Hokies lost to...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Colby Goodwyn's dream is the same as elite level NFL prospects. His path is longer, more varied and less glamorous.
The former Old Dominion and Phoebus High standout works out daily. He has participated in mini-combines and played in an under-the-...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:01 AM
NASHVILLE – The night before the first 4Kay Run in Tampa in 2008, Sue Donohoe remembered being told around midnight that N.C. State coach Kay Yow wanted to go to the race but needed some help.
"We got a call that Coach Yow wanted to come out on...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Buzz Williams picked up his first two commitments Saturday as Virginia Tech’s men’s basketball coach, and all he had to do was mine the crop of recruits he had gathered during his days at Marquette.
Guard Ahmed Hill from Aquinas High in...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:06 PM
In a "Project Runway" season where fights between contestants raged for hours, one of the finalists took refuge in what some would consider a disability: being deaf.
Justin LeBlanc would turn down the volume on his cochlear implant or completely...
| Feb 21, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Whit Babcock is going to modernize Virginia Tech athletics. Dramatically and subtly. Short- and long-term. He's going to push the department to promote, fundraise, recruit and win like never before.
Less than a week on the job, the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:23 PM
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech football owns the nation’s second-longest bowl streak, while the athletics department, unlike many peers, operates in the black. The Hokies are attaining new heights in the Directors Cup all-sports standings and rank...
| Nov 28, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Craig Littlepage scrapped Thanksgiving with family in his native Pennsylvania. He's delegating more to underlings and isn't nearly as conversant about early season college basketball as he'd like.
"We're trying to fix football,...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:42 PM
With National Signing Day looming this Wednesday, Virginia Tech commenced its final push to football recruiting's version of Christmas morning by adding a commitment from defensive lineman Kevin Bronson.
Bronson, a 6-foot-3, 240-pound senior from...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Old Dominion’s Board of Visitors on Thursday unanimously approved a master plan that greatly increases classroom and student support space, as well as calls for a new on-campus football stadium.
ODU will add more than 1.2 million square feet of...