| 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...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 6:47 PM
No sooner had I tweeted Thursday afternoon that Stanford’s Pep Hamilton was unlikely to become Virginia Tech’s offensive coordinator, followers were demanding other names. Little did they, or I, realize that a former Sooner would emerge as a...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Sports gambling expert Marc Lawrence of Weston, who runs Playbook.com, put out these thoughts as we approach the NCAA tournament. I could pretend like I do this much studying, but it would be really faking it. So I'm just going to hand him the platform...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 10:31 PM
The first rounds of the NCAA Tournament are in the books and several former South Florida standouts have advanced to the third round.
Here's a look at how those former Broward and Palm Beach County players did as the field has been whittled in half (And...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Some folks have inquired about potential Virginia Tech offensive coordinator candidate Chuck Long's reputation as a recruiter. Well, after some investigation, it turns out he had fairly marginal results on the recruiting trail during his short recent...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:50 AM
We’ve reached the last “real” week of the college football season. And while Conference Championship Weekend should be a joyous occasion, I can’t help but feel sad that another season is nearly in the books. Sure, there are bowl...
| Feb 24, 2013
As a Virginia Tech student during the early 1990s, Ken Pomeroy was struck by the Hokies' new-found football success. He attended home games and applauded the likes of Frank Beamer, Antonio Freeman and Maurice DeShazo.
But Pomeroy was most attuned to...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 5:13 PM
The Fort Hays State women's basketball squad played its second exhibition contest in four days, taking a 88-43 loss at the University of Kansas in Lawrence on Sunday (Nov. 4). The Jayhawks were too much for the Tigers throughout the game, shooting a...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 5:19 PM
As if having the name Kansas across the front of your jersey isn't pressure enough, there are three members of the KU basketball team whose name on the back of the jersey brings with it just as much pressure.
Manning, Self and Roberts are all names...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:58 AM
You can take the kid out of Kansas. But you can't take the Kansas Basketball fan out of the Kansas Kid. With NASCAR taking the weekend off of Easter, you can be sure that Clint Bowyer will be catching up on his favorite team, the Kansas Jayhawks.
| 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...
| 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...