| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:03 PM
Soccer--Premier League, 8:55 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS Playoffs, Eastern Conference Championship, First Leg, 2:30 p.m. (NBC)
College Football--Arkansas at South Carolina, 11 a.m. (CBS); Iowa State at Texas, 11 a.m. (ABC); Northwestern...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 6:41 PM
NEW YORK — Susan Herbst says she isn't giving up.
As the UConn basketball team made final preparations Tuesday night for the second half of the Jimmy V Classic doubleheader against No. 25 North Carolina State, the school's president had another...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Seeing the official college football bowl schedule being announced on Sunday was like another jabbing poke to the ribs of former Lake Highland Prep standout Ty Law.
He could have been extremely excited on Sunday, jumping around with his Southern...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 5:22 PM
On Monday, Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News tweeted, "Realignment source: UConn to ACC could happen as soon as Tuesday."
On Wednesday, Mark Blaudschun, formerly of the Boston Globe, wrote on his blog, "The Big Ten could make a run at UConn."...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:04 AM
For someone who grew up watching Howard White, Randy White and Lefty Driesell compete in the ACC, seeing the University of Maryland leave the conference for the Big Ten is illogical if not blasphemous. But realignment scoffs at tradition, projected...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 9:29 AM
Five bowls are credentialed to attend Saturday’s Virginia Tech-Virginia game. That a handful of postseason scouts deem it necessary to observe the 5-6 Hokies on Thanksgiving weekend speaks volumes.
Indeed, it’s been a peculiar year not...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Less than two weeks after losing a member for the first time in 41 years, the ACC has added the University of Louisville.
League presidents approved the Cardinals during a conference call Wednesday morning.
“With its aggressive approach to...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 11:22 PM
Soccer -- Premiere League, West Ham at Manchester United, 1:55 p.m. (ESPN2).
Men’s College Basketball -- Virginia at Wisconsin, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); George Washington at James Madison, 6 p.m. (NBCSN); Michigan State at...
| Nov 18, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Brushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery offers myriad southern staples, from country ham biscuits to deep-fried catfish. The fare also includes scores of homemade ice creams, from oatmeal cookie dough to chocolate brownie...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 5:33 AM
Another good Monday morning to all of our wonderful Chopping Block readers. We have made it to another October, which means we are rapidly closing in on the halfway point to the college football season. Believe it or not, after this week's games, most...
| Oct 7, 2012
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — At one end of HighPoint Solutions Stadium, behind an end zone UConn could only dream of reaching on this frustrating Saturday, are printed the words, "Birthplace Of College Football." And since that November day in 1869 when...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 1:23 PM
The bedsheet banner, hanging outside a Jamerson Center window, begged him to stay.
"Dutch Don't Go We Need U"
But Dale T. "Dutch" Baughman is a cowboy by birth and a rebel at heart. After six contentious months as Virginia Tech's athletic director, he...