| Aug 7, 2012
| 12:27 PM
In Jim Weaver’s 15 years as athletic director, Virginia Tech has played three regular-season football games against Southeastern Conference opponents. Weaver hopes to make future SEC encounters annual events not only for the Hokies but also the...
| Aug 12, 2012
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech football faithful can recite the mantra on command: The Hokies have won at least 10 games for eight consecutive seasons, the nation's longest active streak.
But in seven of those years, Tech lost at least three times. And...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:27 AM
Sept. 1 vs. Bowling Green, 3:30 p.m., ESPN
The Buzz: The last time Florida lost a season opener was in 1989 – a 24-19 defeat to Ole Miss. Bowling Green coach Dave Clawson is familiar with Florida and the SEC. He was Tennessee’s offensive...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:48 AM
2011 record: 12-1 (8-1 in Southeastern Conference, second in SEC Western Division)
The Buzz: Alabama lost a lot of talent from last year's national championship team, but coach Nick Saban and his staff have no trouble reloading the roster with...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 9:33 AM
From the ACC to the WAC, schools have been changing leagues faster than you can count, leaving fans to do their own version of “Where's Waldo?” with their favorite college teams.
Fear not, here's a quick look at the changes to the college...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Before we get into this week’s picks, I’d like to quickly honor the 3 biggest stars of the past week.
3) Collin Klein, Kansas State – With a lot of help from the K-State defense, Klein led the Wildcats to a victory over Oklahoma and a...
| Jun 11, 2013
ACC television revenue nearly tripled from 2008-12, while the conference’s bowl income increased 50 percent and league basketball tournament receipts declined. This according to the ACC’s five most recent federal tax returns.
| Dec 20, 2012
The playoff will be better. Decades overdue, the four-team tournament coming to major college football in 2014 will not only double the present championship pool but also upgrade other prominent bowls.
But the playoff, selecting and seeding its...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Who is Gary Neal and what is he doing dropping 24 on the Heat in game three of the NBA Finals last night? Turns out that he’s a product of the ‘basketball bushes’, playing in lower to mid leagues in Europe for three years after...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 10:10 AM
The holiday season is upon us. For each person, that means something different. For some, it means sharing the joy of the Christmas spirit with friends and family. For some, it means lighting the Menorah and celebrating eight magical nights of Hannukah....
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:59 AM
From 2001-06, ACC football teams won 25 of their 41 bowls. They went a sterling 8-2 against the Big Ten, Pacific 12 and Big 12 combined, a respectable 4-6 versus the Southeastern Conference.
Seems like a lifetime ago, doesn’t it?
| 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...