| Mar 30, 2011
I was very surprised to hear that North Carolina State University had sent a letter to Loyola University officials here in New Orleans. It appears that the folks from Raleigh are quite fond of their own school's nickname and mascot. So much so that...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 2:09 PM
College football "super conferences" would be a disservice to fans, problematic to govern and risky financial ventures.
That's not the view of an aging keyboard jockey clinging to his vinyl copy of "Exile on Main St." That's the opinion of a former...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 2:17 AM
Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver vowed Monday night to “fight” a North-South division of the expanded ACC that would, essentially, return Hokies football to the Big East.
He advocated for a 10-game conference football schedule and...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Back Off, Mom. Parents Who Hover Impede Kids' Activity (Source: Time.com)
Parents, if you want your kids to get more exercise, you'd be wise to get out of their way.
In a new study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Joel Caleb – WR
High school: Clover Hill (in Midlothian). Height/Weight: 6-foot-4/215 pounds.
College situation: Considering scholarship offers from Virginia, Virginia Tech, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Ohio State, West Virginia, Florida...
| May 24, 2012
Attention fellow numbers geeks and/or fans of college sports in our fair commonwealth. Courtesy of a revealing USA Today database, we can glimpse inside the finances of public university athletic departments not only in Virginia but also nationwide....
| May 27, 2012
Troy Williams' transfer from Phoebus High, the hometown school where his Aunt Terri and Uncle Boo excelled, to Oak Hill Academy was more than a basketball decision.
Of course, Oak Hill's renowned team is the foremost reason. Were Williams a scholarship...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:23 AM
UCF coaches have been busy hosting droves of recruits for the past week and it doesn’t seem like the influx of visiting prospects will let up this week.
Several players took unofficial visits to the Orlando campus Friday and Saturday, and more will...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 10:24 PM
It's before sunrise, and the janitor at Burns High School has already been down the length of a hallway, cleaning and sweeping classrooms before the day begins.
This particular janitor is painstakingly methodical, even as she administers a mental quiz on...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 10:34 PM
Frank Beamer received the first Joseph V. Paterno Award in 2010, emblematic of college football coaches who not only win games but also mold young men. Last week, Beamer moved the plaque from his Virginia Tech office and into storage.
“I thought it...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 3:11 PM
After Virginia’s baseball team made it to the College World Series last year for the second time in three seasons, it started to become pretty normal to see at least one group of U.Va.’s student-athletes competing deep into June, long after...
| Jul 29, 2012
The numbers say Mike Glennon's transition from reserve to starter last season at North Carolina State was virtually seamless. He ranked second among ACC quarterbacks in touchdown passes and led the Wolfpack to its first victory over Clemson in nine years,...