| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:20 AM
Colonial Athletic Association commish Tom Yeager said that CAA member schools probably would listen to a pitch from East Carolina for partial membership, if the Pirates don’t receive full Big East Conference membership.
“They were a...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Buyer’s remorse for Conference USA? Not an ounce, Old Dominion athletic director Wood Selig said, after East Carolina announced that its football program would join the Big East Conference and Tulane will join the Big East for all sports.
| Nov 9, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Before we get into this week’s lines, there’s something I have to address.
Last week’s Alabama-LSU game was a thriller. LSU had the top-ranked Crimson Tide on the ropes, and it seemed like we were about to witness the most unlikely of...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Welcome to the midway point of the college football season. It’s been a tumultuous season so far. I had one perfect gambling week, a few break-even weeks, and a couple weeks where I lost all my money. What a wild ride. Oh yeah, the games have been...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 2:25 PM
VCU versus Michigan in suburban Detroit. North Carolina against Kansas in Kansas City. A Duke-Louisville rematch in Indianapolis. North Carolina State encountering preseason No. 1 Indiana.
Much of the regional contingent in the NCAA basketball...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Virginia faithful resigned to Selection Sunday disappointment may find some comfort in tournament committee chairman Mike Bobinski’s most recent public remarks.
“Key criteria for the committee is what is has been for some time,”...
| Mar 18, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Middle Tennessee State has one top-100 victory. Virginia boasts eight. The Blue Raiders defeated two teams that made the NCAA tournament. The Cavaliers bested four.
Yet when the NCAA unveiled its 68-team bracket Sunday, Middle...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Michigan State's 70 mile trip to Mount Pleasant was a worthy road trip as the Spartans beat host Central Michigan 41-7 on Saturday at Kelly-Shorts Stadium.
MSU had a 24-0 lead at halftime and kept the Chips scoreless until an interception returned for...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Screw the clever intros. There’s so much to discuss about this Saturday’s college football lineup, let’s get right to it…
Virginia Tech -10 over Pittsburgh
Virginia Tech isn't the powerhouse I expected them to be this season,...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:58 AM
Texas Christian’s football heritage includes national championships, a Heisman Trophy, Slingin’ Sammy Baugh and LaDainian Tomlinson. But never have the Horned Frogs been this nationally prominent for so long.
TCU, which hosts Virginia in a...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Absent strong walk-up sales, the crowd for Saturday’s Virginia Tech-Cincinnati football game at FedEx Field won’t approach the Hokies’ two previous appearances there.
Cincinnati is the designated home team, but Ross Potts Productions is...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Add All-American to the list of accomplishments for Dr. Phillips quarterback Nick Patti, who has been named to the East roster for the first annual JuniorRank Sports/U.S. Marine Corps Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, which is Jan. 3, at Chase Field in...