| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:09 AM
Virginia Tech’s home football game Saturday against North Carolina will start shortly after 12:30, ideal for newspaper hacks fighting early deadlines, anathema to fans who crave more tailgate time and believe Lane Stadium rocks best after dark....
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The guy who first said "football is a game of inches" is smiling somewhere today in that big replay booth in the sky.
At least four games of national import were decided over the weekend by less than the size of a five-dollar footlong at Subway.
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Doubters and haters. That's how Mack Brown described the critics who have been howling for the head of the 16-year Texas football coach.
"The only way to shut them up is to win," Brown said in a television interview last week. "You shut them up, they're...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:02 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill Belton ran for a 2-yard touchdown in the fourth overtime to lift Penn State past No. 18 Michigan 43-40 in maybe the biggest win in Coach Bill O'Brien's two seasons with the Nittany Lions.
Penn State's Christian Hackenberg...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Seven ranked teams discovered this weekend that defeat in college football is very expensive.
As it relates to national titles it can bankrupt you.
Consider the seven losses suffered by the Super Bowl champion New York Giants in 2011 equal the...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:12 AM
This past weekend, I attended my 10 year college reunion, and I realized a few things. First off, everyone is pregnant, even the guys. Secondly, nobody wants to grow up. You haven’t lived until you’ve seen a bunch of 32-year old pregnant...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Bad news. Due to the government shutdown, I am forced to keep this intro to a minimum. You see, in order to focus on my picks, I hire government employees to write these snappy intros for me. It takes them 3 months and it costs me $4,000 a column,...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:50 AM
It’s week 2 of the college football season, and after a summer of educated guesses and prognostication, we finally know something about this year’s teams. Clemson looks fantastic. South Carolina will cause problems for whoever they face. ...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:22 PM
American Athletic Date Time Game Network (Talent) Thurs., Oct. 10 7:30 p.m. Rutgers at (8) Louisville ESPN (Rece Davis, David Pollack, Jesse Palmer, Samantha Ponder) Fri., Oct. 11 8:30 p.m. Temple at Cincinnati ESPN (Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell2,...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 1:59 PM
It wasn't the start that Oklahoma wanted, but they certainly got the finish they needed.
The Sooners fell in a 13-0 hole to the Kansas Jayhawks, but then rallied to score 25 straight to put the game out of reach, and won 34-19.
Wichitian Blake Bell...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Marcus Smart has a simple message for Andrew Wiggins: Prove it.
It's the same message that his veteran Oklahoma State teammates want to deliver to Wiggins' young, hungry group of Jayhawks this season.
Smart bristled at the Big 12's annual...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Most ACC schools, including Virginia Tech and Virginia, continue to outpace their Division I and power-conference peers in graduating athletes.
Among the four Division I institutions in Hampton Roads, only William and Mary trumps national averages for...