| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:11 PM
WASHINGTON — Like baby birds with yawning beaks, college football fans clamor to be fed. So fasten the chin strap on your helmet — ignore the warning label on it (“No helmet system can protect you from serious brain and/or neck injuries...
| Aug 22, 2013
Of course Old Dominion wants and needs a new football playpen. You don't fast-lane to the Bowl Subdivision content with a stadium built during FDR's first term and the Seven Blocks of Granite's heyday. And you don't subject fans to higher ticket prices...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:59 PM
Old Dominion received a significant boost Wednesday when Christian Byrum, a 3-star recruit from Virginia Beach with scholarship offers from four ACC schools, committed to the Monarchs.
Byrum, a 6-foot-1, 195-pound safety and wide receiver from...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:28 PM
Tennis--U.S. Open, Noon and 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball--Kansas City Royals at Minnesota Twins, Noon (FXSP)
College Football--North Carolina at South Carolina, 5 p.m. (ESPN); Tulsa at Bowling Green, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Utah State at...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:07 PM
I'm a collector of college and university sweatshirts.
I've accumulated a few: North Carolina, NC State, Tennessee, Michigan, Duke, Ohio State, Miami, Auburn, West Point and Virginia.
I like to wear them on my daily constitutionals.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Virginia Tech football lacks few amenities associated with national-caliber programs. Thanks to generous donors and a supportive administration, the Hokies practice, condition, play and prepare in ever-evolving facilities.
One exception: an indoor...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:14 AM
27th year (216-104-2 at Tech; 258-127-4 overall in coaching career)
Getting in the habit of seven-win seasons wasn't something that interested Beamer. Given the ongoing struggles of his offense, and the sudden deterioration of...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:26 PM
AARON MOOREHEAD | VIRGINIA TECH | WIDE RECEIVERS COACH
Watching another young wide receiver drop a pass in the first week of Virginia Tech's preseason practices, Aaron Moorehead suddenly had an appreciation for what his coaches had to endure early in...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 2:14 PM
As Vikings free safety Marc Trestman jumped up after delivering a hard hit that leveled Chargers running back Johnny Rodgers, he got lost in the moment.
This was a meaningless NFL exhibition in 1979 and Trestman a mere undrafted rookie fighting for a...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:13 AM
When the VHSL’s reclassification was discussed at athletic director meetings, Michael Tribus paid close attention. Even though, as the AD at Atlantic Shores, it wouldn’t have any effect on him or his school.
His reason was three-fold: One,...
| Aug 14, 2013
As the Johnny Manziel mini-series descends into the absurd — ESPN has deputized MIT's best and brightest to calculate the latest autograph tally — two names spring to mind: Ralph Sampson and Michael Vick.
By today's standards, they had it...
| Jul 27, 2013
— Last year, Kelly Esch emerged as the go-to weapon for Jamestown High's volleyball program.
The rising senior's performance didn't go unnoticed as she announced Tuesday that she had committed to play Division I volleyball at Louisiana State...