| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Inconvenient travel and lurking Juarez danger aside, the Sun Bowl is a quality destination for Virginia Tech’s football program and part of a historically difficult postseason lineup for the ACC.
The Hokies’ Dec. 31 encounter with UCLA in El...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:36 PM
After Miami’s bowl game, Hurricanes quarterback Stephen Morris will have one more opportunity to impress pro scouts in a game setting.
The senior accepted an invitation on Thursday to participate in this year’s East-West Shrine Game....
| Dec 1, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Midway through November, Maryland had lost three straight games and it began to look as if the team might never pick up its sixth win and become bowl eligible.
The turnover-prone Terps had just lost at home to Syracuse, 20-3, in a game in which Maryland...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Even before Duke had clinched the Coastal Division title on Saturday afternoon with its win over North Carolina, Miami coach Al Golden was already looking forward.
With their 41-31 win over Pittsburgh on Friday, the Hurricanes clinched their first nine-...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage is nothing if not thoughtful and effusive, so many of his remarks during our hour-long interview Tuesday about the Cavaliers’ football struggles are not included in my just-posted print column.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Virginia Tech’s 21st consecutive bowl could well return the Hokies to the site of their inaugural postseason appearance more than six decades ago: El Paso, Texas.
The Sun Bowl has the third choice of ACC teams after the Bowl Championship Series,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:34 PM
COLLEGE PARK — There are too many bowl scenarios to determine for certain where Maryland will end up, but the school seems to have a willing suitor in the Military Bowl, which calls the Terps "a logical choice."
Another possibility for Maryland:...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:37 PM
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Frank Beamer has been a spectator, a guest of honor and a green flag-waver at Bristol Motor Speedway. Now, after nearly 17 years of talking about it, he'll finally be a football coach at the track.
Virginia Tech and Tennessee were...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:51 PM
BLACKSBURG — After what will be a 79-year gap in regular-season meetings, and at least one failed attempt by racetrack mogul Bruton Smith to make it happen, Virginia Tech and Tennessee finally are slated to meet again in a regular-season football...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:29 PM
BLACKSBURG — Before the start of last season, it was stylish to compare the potential and talent level of Virginia Tech's defense to that of the defensive unit that led Tech to the 2000 national championship game.
It ended up being a classic...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Clemson’s 52-13 dusting of South Carolina State on Saturday was routine and did nothing to enhance the ACC’s football profile. But as he exited his postgame presser, Tigers coach Dabo Swinney had a message about the conference.
| Jul 24, 2013
Preseason media days are gifts that keep on giving, and not just the lingering heartburn from 24/7 gratis vittles. The ACC's just-completed football boondoggle in Greensboro, N.C. — compliments on the grilled salmon topped with fried leeks —...