| May 6, 2012
Old Dominion, through no fault of its own, is in a jam, and don't let anyone con you otherwise. The Monarchs can remain in a conference many believe is on life-support, or join a league of scattered wannabes that requires a premature upgrade to the...
| 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...
| May 9, 2012
Just when you thought it was safe to break out the sunscreen, shag bag and patio furniture. Just as you finalized plans to vacation at the beach, ballpark or fishing hole.
Along comes conference realignment chatter. Again. So much for a relaxing spring...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 7:42 PM
When Virginia Tech defeated Texas in the 1995 Sugar Bowl, Frank Beamer cautioned Hokies faithful not to expect similar success every year.
"I think we've got a chance to be a top program year in and year out," he said. "But every year certainly isn't...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Jontel Evans' defensive aim is blessedly simple: Be a pest.
Hedges and switches? Slides and double-teams? Evans leaves the nuances to his coach, Tony Bennett.
The combination is blending perfectly this season, never more so than Saturday night, when...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Consider me Virginia's designated piņata, DP for short, this college football season. Translation: I'm the state's voter on the Associated Press' top 25.
The AP was desperate enough to ask, and I was gullible enough to accept, knowing full well how...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:48 PM
Notre Dame and the ACC talked in 2003, and their discussions ended amicably and predictably — the school passed on all-sports membership in the name of its storied football independence.
Eight years later, in the wake of radical conference...
| Sep 19, 2012
Initial reactions to Notre Dame's partial ACC membership were provincial, predictable and understandable.
Could the Fighting Irish affect my favorite team's bowl destination? Even worse, could they cost my school a bowl bid? And just how much of the ACC'...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Tallahassee television station WCTV reported Wednesday that a Florida State student was arrested for printing and selling counterfeit tickets to Saturday's football game between the No. 4 Seminoles and No. 10 Clemson.
Legal issues notwithstanding, this...
| Sep 27, 2012
Brian Scott coordinates the Football Championship Subdivision's most prolific offense, and Saturday his Old Dominion air raid left fans, statisticians and New Hampshire's defense breathless.
Monarchs 64, Wildcats 61.
But like a rapper who chills with...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Savannah State is one expensive cupcake...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 4:39 PM
OK, first of all, I have to say that I can't believe I'm blogging this right now. (I can think of better ways to have spent part of my morning … and, mind you, this is not a prediction. Take that for what it's worth. We're only pointing some...