| May 31, 2012
| 1:30 PM
TUCSON, Ariz. — Missouri State University sophomore Nick Petree (RHP, Clinton, Mo.) has been named the The Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I National Player of The Year, as released Thursday (May 31) as part of Collegiate Baseball newspaper's...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Little in Washington, D.C., transpires on time or as expected. But if a group of 12 university presidents meeting in the nation’s capital Tuesday can agree, major college football will have its first playoff, a four-team bracket, starting in 2014....
| Jun 29, 2012
| 11:06 AM
Much about college football’s impending four-team playoff and six-bowl hierarchy is TBA. Revenue distribution, selection committee composition and venue choices head the list of unresolved issues.
But we know just enough about the structure...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 9:39 AM
Unlike last week, when Virginia Tech rose in the polls without playing a snap, the Hokies earned their bump Sunday.
Thursday’s 37-26 victory at then-No. 20 Georgia Tech was Virginia Tech’s most impressive performance to date, a tick better...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:32 AM
The ACC’s first Bowl Championship Series at-large bid would not rain cash on its 12 members. An at-large is worth $6.1 million this season, and given the conference’s equal revenue sharing, would net each school approximately $500,000, or less...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:56 PM
Iowa State made history Friday night. With its defense keeping the high-powered Oklahoma State offense out of synch all night and an offense churning out 568 yards of total offense, the Cyclones upset No. 2 OSU in an amazing come-from-behind 37-31...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 9:39 AM
College football went haywire last weekend, from Oklahoma State’s collapse to Lee Corso’s f-bomb to a Saturday night that was equal parts riveting and exhausting.
Virginia crashed the top 25 with a road upset of Florida State, where the...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 5:41 PM
Virginia Tech was a forgotten 12th in the season’s initial Bowl Championship Series standings last month. Sunday, the Hokies clawed their way to fifth, and with two weeks remaining before pairings are finalized, there is a path for them to the...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 9:41 AM
Virginia Tech played its best game of 2011 Saturday in a 38-0 thrashing of Virginia. But how does that state and regional rout echo nationally?
Do the 11-1 Hokies, as some of their most-ardent fans believe, merit a No. 3 ranking behind consensus top...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Maddening as college football's postseason is, fairness dictates one concession: It's better than it used to be.
Time was when bowls finalized matchups in mid-November. Time was when the champions of the Big Ten, Pacific 12, Big 12 and Southeastern...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:30 AM
The likeliest bowl destinations for Virginia (Nashville) and Virginia Tech (Miami or Atlanta) remain the same. But there are improbable parlays that could send the Cavaliers to Charlotte or the Hokies to New Orleans.
Let’s start with Virginia,...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 10:53 PM
Among those listening to Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer’s post-mortem Saturday night was Gary Stokan, president of the Chick-fil-A Bowl.
The Atlanta-based game has the first pick of ACC teams after the Bowl Championship Series and will select the...