| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Virginia has gone undefeated in non-conference play only once in the last 15 football seasons, in 2005, and with No. 2 Oregon visiting Scott Stadium on Saturday, that trend figures to continue.
The Cavaliers upset No. 2 Florida State at home in 1995,...
| Jun 6, 2013
Orlando was the ACC football champion's bowl home from 1987-91. More recently, the city has hosted an ACC team for the last 12 postseasons.
Given that history, Orlando is the natural choice to replace Atlanta atop the conference's non-playoff bowl...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:11 AM
* denote ACC Bowl tie-ins (Miami), ^ denote Conference USA (FIU, FAU).
December 21: Gildan New Mexico Bowl (2 p.m.), Las Vegas Bowl (3:30 p.m.), Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (5:30 p.m.), R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (9 p.m.) ^
December 23: Beef 'O'...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 8:50 AM
How The Courant told the story of high school defensive player of the year Graham Stewart's plans to leave Florida and come to UConn on May 6, 2012:
Former Xavier-Middletown linebacker and standout Graham Stewart, who played one season at Florida,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Anyone remotely interested in Virginia Tech football knows that Scot Loeffler is the Hokies’ new offensive coordinator. Less known, especially to younger folk, is the history of Tech’s offensive coordinators in Frank Beamer’s 26...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 3:08 PM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Northwestern officials will have extra ammunition to fire up fans and alums at a New Year’s Eve pep rally in Jacksonville for the Jan. 1 Gator Bowl.
The Tribune has learned that the school will announce that it has raised more...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Northwestern's Gator Bowl preparation included a Monday night trip to Dave & Busters, a Tuesday visit to the United Center for Celtics-Bulls and a Thursday stop at Pinstripes for bowling, bocce and team bonding.
“Our bowl week here is unique and...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen joined Pat Fitzgerald at Wrigley Field in 2010 when the Northwestern coach guest-conducted "Take Me Out to the Ball Game."
How did Fitzgerald do?
"He was great," Mullen said Friday in a telephone interview. "He gets...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 9:29 AM
The Football Writers Association of America has named Northwestern’s Venric Mark to its All-America team as a punt returner.
Mark is the 39th player in program history to be named a first-team All-American and is the lone representative from the...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 4:45 AM
Virginia and Maryland have met at least twice each basketball season for 71 consecutive years. The Cavaliers and Terps have closed the regular season against one another 11 times in the last 13 years.
As football rivals, the schools have clashed each...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:51 AM
When David Wilson turned pro after his junior season at Virginia Tech in 2011, I presumed the Hokies would simply introduce another quality tailback. From Shyrone Stith to Lee Suggs to Kevin Jones, from Cedric Humes to Branden Ore to Darren Evans, from...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Well, the season is over. It ended somewhat anti-climactically with a predictable Kansas State win, a mediocre showing by Florida State against an inferior opponent, and a highly questionable decision that kept Georgia from playing for the title. (Spike...