| Oct 28, 2011
| 6:06 AM
Miami is all about glitz. South Beach, Coconut Grove, Lebron and D-Wade. Virginia played a glitzy football game in the Miami burbs Thursday night, hitting the hometown Hurricanes with a tailback pass, fake field goal and three touchdowns of longer than 35...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:42 AM
The NCAA suspensions of eight Miami football players appear to have caused an understandable, though misguided, outrage in some quarters.
Among the questions: How can the NCAA allow all of these athletes to play most of this season? Where is the promised...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Tennis-U.S. Open, Noon, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
NFL Football-Houston Texans at Minnesota Vikings, 7 p.m. (ABC)
College Football-Nevada-Las Vegas at Wisconsin, 7 p.m. (ESPN); Mississippi State at Memphis, 7 p.m. (FXSP)
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:18 PM
A 19th straight bowl appearance is a given. Ditto ACC Coastal Division contention. As is often the case, the overarching question surrounding Virginia Tech’s football team is:
Will the Hokies run the regular-season table?
Sure, the schedule is...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 6:40 AM
Before the season I suspected that Virginia Tech and Virginia would sweep their respective non-conference games. That hunch looks better than ever today.
Two reasons: First, the Hokies and Cavaliers played pretty darn well in opening routs of Appalachian...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Jacory Harris walked into the interview room, taking a seat on the floor. He leaned back, closed his eyes and covered his head in his right hand for what seemed like forever. One more yard would have changed everything.
"That's the game of football,"...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 12:31 PM
Nothing like proving your worth as a defense with a game-winning goal line stand during a road game against a nationally recognized opponent. Now, Kansas State returns home to face a Heisman Trophy candidate and one of the best offenses in the country....
| Oct 8, 2011
| 7:00 PM
BLACKSBURG – Moments after Miami scored Saturday to go ahead for the first time against No. 21 Virginia Tech late in the fourth quarter, Tech quarterback Logan Thomas sought the sage counsel of his predecessor, who was standing on the sideline....
| Oct 8, 2011
| 4:28 PM
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Logan Thomas ran 19 yards for a touchdown with 56 seconds to play Saturday, capping a wild fourth quarter as No. 21 Virginia Tech beat Miami 38-35.
The Hokies (5-1, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) rescued their chances of...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Welcome to the bipolar world of ACC football. In the last five-plus weeks, the conference has basked in a sold-out title game, its first Bowl Championship Series at-large bid and a NFL wild-card round that showcased many of the league's former headliners....
| May 20, 2011
| 12:24 AM
Finally, it’s Elgin ‘E.J.’ Hilliard’s turn to run the show at Miami Northwestern.
And, after waiting behind the likes of Jacory Harris and Teddy Bridgewater for the past three years, he decided to take some steps to try and make...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 2:52 AM
Aside from playing dreadful golf, committing felony gluttony and asking stale questions, the media’s primary
function at the ACC Football Kickoff on Sunday and Monday in Pinehurst, N.C., will be forecasting the all-conference team and order of...