| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:24 AM
James Michael McAdoo’s decision last week to forgo his senior basketball season at North Carolina makes him the fourth Tar Heel from Boo Williams’ summer program to declare early for the NBA draft. Which led to an exercise that again...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:28 AM
The shortest ACC basketball head-coaching tenure in 40 years ended Monday when Virginia Tech fired James Johnson after two seasons.
Athletic director Whit Babcock, on the job one month, met with Johnson Monday morning, five days after the Hokies lost to...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Some words of caution for Virginia Tech fans judging Buzz Williams: The Hokies’ new basketball coach defies convenient description.
Want Tech to play fast? Williams’ 2011-12 Marquette team ranked 16th nationally in possessions per game,...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Virginia baseball coach Brian O'Connor hasn't sat his team down to talk about getting over the hump in NCAA regionals. Most of his players have been down this road before, so no reminder is necessary.
Still, the fact remains that when it comes to...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:41 PM
With many of its core principles under siege in the courts — think Northwestern football’s unionization effort and Ed O’Bannon’s ongoing lawsuit — and with the NCAA scrambling to offer meaningful reforms, college athletics...
| May 24, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Once school is out, summer sports camps abound. Here is a listing of some of them with pertinent information.
Apprentice School youth camp. June 16-17, War Memorial Stadium. Cost: $75. Info: Bryan Cave, 870-2994.
Captains camps. Session I:...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:03 PM
As impressive as Brenden Motley might have been last season in Virginia Tech's football practices, being recognized as a scout team extraordinaire wasn't the kind of legacy he was looking to leave in Blacksburg.
He still has a lot to prove before he'...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Conference titles aren’t the be-all, end-all. Indeed, three of the ACC’s last four national men’s basketball champions — Maryland in 2002 and North Carolina in ’05 and ’09 — did not win the league title. Alabama...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Cord Phelps hit a three-run triple as the Norfolk Tides rallied in Game 2 for a 7-4 victory over Columbus to earn a split of Tuesday afternoon's soggy doubleheader against the Clippers at Harbor Park.
| May 29, 2014
Virginia has won two ACC baseball tournaments under Brian O'Connor, and the Cavaliers rode the wave of both championships, 2009 and '11, to the College World Series.
Last week, Virginia went 1-2 at the ACC tournament. Moreover, the Cavaliers dropped two...
| May 30, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Virginia stayed in the Commonwealth to pick up a commitment for its 2015 football recruiting class from David Eldridge.
Eldridge, a 6-foot-1, 165-pound wide receiver from Kettle Run High in Nokesville, is U.Va.'s fourth commitment for its '15 class....
| May 12, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The decision is flawed, the addendum pointless and the roll out odd. Otherwise, the ACC’s announcement Monday that the league is retaining an eight-game conference football schedule was a little slice of heaven.
No sooner had league officials...