| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Last season | 8-5, 7-1 Conference USA
Last bowl bid | 2013 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (Lost to Louisiana-Lafayette 43-34)
Aug. 31 | Old Dominion | 7 p.m.
Sept. 5 | Florida Atlantic | 7:30
Sept. 14 | Virginia Tech | 12
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Fifth year (38-10, all at ODU)
Imagine the offspring of Richard Simmons and Tony Robbins with a 5-Hour Energy drip. That's Wilder, particularly after last season concluded in the FCS playoff quarterfinals. To be fair, Wilder...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Rare is the football season in which Virginia Tech and Virginia open with top-flight opponents. When the Cavaliers played No. 2 Notre Dame in 1989, the Hokies scheduled Akron. When Tech faced No. 1 Southern California in 2004, Virginia settled for Temple....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:46 PM
Last September, FAU Athletic Director Pat Chun, making a trip to Dallas, called Conference USA commissioner Britton Banowsky.
Chun wanted to have lunch, but what he really wanted to do was pitch FAU, a school he had joined only a month earlier, to...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:22 PM
As much as you, me and a lot of people love football season, there's a city that loves it even more. It's Las Vegas because the action on the gridiron brings a lot of action to the sports books as Vegas remains one of the few places in the country where...
| Sep 11, 2013
Ruffin McNeill trusted B.J. Symons, and with good reason. Symons knew what McNeill needed in a quarterback at East Carolina. He needed a skilled, cerebral athlete whose lack of central-casting size and speed gave many marquee programs pause.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 2:18 AM
Marshall went to Virginia Tech in 2002 nationally ranked and quarterbacked by a top-10 draft choice. The Thundering Herd boast neither trait this season but nonetheless present a curious test Saturday for the Hokies.
Can Marshall and Rakeem Cato, the...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 6:38 PM
Four hours after the conclusion of Tech’s 29-21 overtime win Saturday against Marshall, lights burned in Tech coach Frank Beamer’s office over the football practice fields.
With only five days to prep for Tech’s ACC opener Thursday...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Before Thursday night’s game in Atlanta against Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster may have occasion to cross paths in Bobby Dodd Stadium with Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson.
Foster has been in that spot before, and he...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:17 AM
We're only five weeks into football season, which means it's time to start thinking about basketball.
On Wednesday, Conference USA announced that the Owls will have three mens' basketball games televised this season.
FAU's game at DePaul on December...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Our bloodiest falls, literal and figurative, occur when we're riding high and/or not paying attention. It happened to me as a kid, face-planting into cement steps while running mindlessly in the garage, getting pinched for cutting school after a decent...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:58 PM
FAU coach Mike Jarvis believes that his 7-foot center, Dragan Sekelja, should be playing pro basketball somewhere in the world next season.
To do that, the Baylor transfer will need to have a breakout season.
The folks at Conference USA think he'll...