| Aug 17, 2011
| 4:52 AM
In 1995, the NCAA banned Miami’s football program from postseason for one year and slashed the Hurricanes’ scholarship allotment by 31 over three years.
Guilty of Pell Grant fraud, payments to players and lax drug testing, Miami didn’...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:05 AM
Are you ready for some … Tweeting?
It used to be enough to have a beer in hand and a bowl of chips in reach to watch a football game. Now it is a juggling act with drink, snacks and a smartphone.
A recent survey on sports and social media showed...
| 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 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,"...
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 9:17 PM
The Virginia Cavaliers were in the midst of letting this slip away.
After leading the entire game, the Cavaliers were on the verge of allowing the Miami Hurricanes to the tie score. But a key defensive stand late in the fourth quarter proved to be the...
| 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...