| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:02 AM
The last time I saw John Feinstein was during the summer, when he was inducted into the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame.
That says two things: We are good friends, and he is far better at this typing thing than I.
But that doesn&...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 2:08 AM
Virginia Tech’s football program has declined this season. That’s beyond dispute. Offense, defense, special teams, coaching.
The overarching question is: How steep and extended will the fall be?
History offers some, but no certain,...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:37 AM
What many have forgotten, if they knew in the first place, is how poorly it began.
In Mike Smith's first game as Hampton High's head coach, the Crabbers were beaten 24-13 by First Colonial. In his second, Hampton lost 32-14 to Ferguson.
Think about it....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Who would have ever thought in the middle of northeast Ohio, just south of Lake Erie along the Little Cuyahoga River, they would be speaking countrified, Southern-fried, bonafide Bowden?
The new marketing motto to get fannies in the seats at the...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 6:59 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Jimbo Fisher is done with the gimmicks. He’s finished with the tricks.T-shirts, posters, mottos — pack them all away. Send them somewhere else. He’s through trying to create inspiration for his players and the team&...
| 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'...
| Jan 23, 2012
During a six-decade career, Joe Paterno transformed sleepy Penn State University into a national football power, creating a legacy that no one thought could be beaten — or tarnished.
But the Ivy League-educated coach who demanded that his players...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 2:49 AM
It will be time for Florida State to put on a big show today with a pair of special guests in the house at Doak Campbell Stadium.
Sure, there's a game on the field and defeating state rival Miami will be important in front of numerous big-time prospects...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 12:04 PM
Bobby Bowden knew it was only a matter of time.
"I was wondering when it was going to happen," the former Florida State coaching great said with a chuckle after being told of the impending retirement of Howard Schnellenberger. "You talk about Joe Paterno...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 9:14 PM
Aside from Candi Fisher, there might not be a person who knows Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher better than John J. Bagnardi.
During football season, he may spend more time with the coach than does his wife.
Since Fisher took on the position of head...
| Nov 28, 2010
| 4:40 PM
Since taking over Virginia Tech's program in 1987, few opponents have given coach Frank Beamer more heartburn than Florida State. Of course, all of Beamer's previous nine games came against the Bobby Bowden-led Seminoles.
It's a new era for Florida State...
| May 15, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Watch as 77,178 fans scurry to their seats at Florida State University's stately Doak Campbell Stadium on Saturday, November 19, 2011. Using time-lapse photography, I took one photo every 10 seconds for about two hours from the same angle.