| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:36 AM
BLACKSBURG -- Virginia Tech is Whit Babcock’s sixth job in college sports administration, his first in the ACC. But the Hokies’ new athletic director grew up an ACC fan in Harrisonburg, knows all his league colleagues and re-established...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:52 AM
The Big Ten Conference will go through its first expansion since the addition of Nebraska in 2011 with the addition of Maryland (ACC) and Rutgers (AAC) this season. The two new schools will bring the league’s total to 14 teams and will create some...
| Feb 16, 2014
NORFOLK — No women's college basketball program rules its conference like Hampton does the Mid-Eastern Athletic. Not Baylor, Stanford or Tennessee. Not even Connecticut.
This is not to suggest that the Lady Pirates rate with those national-caliber...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Mark this down as we whitewater-raft through the final weeks of the final BCS rapids: Something is going to happen, give, buckle or burst.
Some team is going to be robbed and maybe ripped off.
Grownups are going to scream, sulk, petition, lobby and...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:37 PM
A lot of people hate the Bowl Championship Series, but no conference needs it to go away faster than the Pac-12.
No league has been more tormented by its quartile quirkiness and, at times, outright chicanery.
The BCS would not have been possible...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times’ national college football writer handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday’s menu of games:
No. 3 Ohio State (9-0) at...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:42 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 13 Michigan State (9-1) at...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Hampton gained one of its most remarkable victories in school history, outlasting Big 12 opponent Kansas State 86-75 Saturday with a game-closing 12-0 run in the second overtime period before a crowd of 587 at the HU Convocation Center.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Here's a complete list of this weekend's NCAA Division I football games and TV information courtesy of the National Football Foundation. American Athletic Date Time Game Network (Talent) Sat., Oct. 26 12 p.m. Houston at Rutgers ESPNews (Dave Lamont, Ray...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:23 AM
In all of the time we've done bowl projections, this week was one of the easiest to complete.
No major upsets (Boston College over Virginia Tech probably the closest we came to one) and only a few teams leaving and being replaced.
I think this could...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:17 AM
The Big 12 released its 2014 college football schedule Tuesday afternoon with several key match-ups. For the fourth straight season, the league will feature a 10-team, nine-game, round-robin schedule.
Thursday, September 25
Texas Tech at...