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  • Virginia Tech still trying to catch elite programs despite long bowl streak

     Virginia Tech still trying to catch elite programs despite long bowl streak
    Only five programs have had longer bowl streaks than Virginia Tech's 20-year run of postseason appearances, but those five programs all climbed to the highest peak in college football during their bowl runs, while Tech is still in search of its first...
  • Cops: Man tried to sell police officer fake Orange Bowl tickets

    Cops: Man tried to sell police officer fake Orange Bowl tickets
    A man was arrested over the weekend after attempting to sell a police officer fraudulent tickets to a Bowl Championship Series college football game, authorities said. Christopher Smith, 22, of the 6800 block of South Merrill Avenue, was arrested at 7:35...
  • Teel Time: Will Virginia Tech, ACC reverse recent bowl fortunes?

    Teel Time: Will Virginia Tech, ACC reverse recent bowl fortunes?
    From 2001-06, ACC football teams won 25 of their 41 bowls. They went a sterling 8-2 against the Big Ten, Pacific 12 and Big 12 combined, a respectable 4-6 versus the Southeastern Conference. Seems like a lifetime ago, doesn’t it? The...
  • Teel Time: Russell Athletic Bowl could reunite Virginia Tech, Rutgers

    Annual Big East rivals from 1992-2003, Virginia Tech and Rutgers could well meet again at this season’s Russell Athletic Bowl. Postseason bids won’t be finalized until Sunday evening, but the Dec. 28 game in Orlando, Fla., has emerged as the...
  • Orlando natural choice to replace Atlanta for ACC's top bowl destination after Orange, playoff

    Orlando natural choice to replace Atlanta for ACC's top bowl destination after Orange, playoff
    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...
  • Celebrate the Orange Bowl bid at these NIU bars

    Celebrate the Orange Bowl bid at these NIU bars
    With Northern Illinois snagging an Orange Bowl bid this weekend, Husky fever is sure to reach a high in the next few weeks. NIU became the first-ever MAC school to receive a BCS bowl game berth, where they will take on the ACC champion Florida State. So...
  • College football bowl schedule released

    * 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'...
  • Bowls a chance for ACC to salvage some respect from turbulent football season

    Bowls a chance for ACC to salvage some respect from turbulent football season
    The most turbulent and alarming regular season in ACC football history concluded Saturday as Florida State won the conference championship with a listless performance at a half-empty stadium. Bowls offer six league teams a chance to salvage some respect...
  • UPDATE: Purdue announces Darrell Hazell as new head coach

    UPDATE: Purdue announces Darrell Hazell as new head coach
    Purdue announced Wednesday that Darrell Hazell will take the reins of the university's football program. Terms of the agreement were not announced. Purdue athletics director Morgan J. Burke called Hazell a "great fit" for the program. “Darrell is...
  • Teel Time: Detailing ACC's recent history against ranked non-conference opponents

    Wednesday’s print column mentioned the ACC’s 0-10 record this football season against non-conference opponents ranked among the Associated Press’ top 25 at kickoff. Here are the grim details: Boston College lost to No. 4 Notre Dame,...
  • Fate leads former Hampton All-American Ronald Curry to 49ers coaching job

    Fate leads former Hampton All-American Ronald Curry to 49ers coaching job
    The rejections stung, sure. They always do. But Ronald Curry had overcome far more, and a few job interviews that didn't pan out weren't about to discourage him. "Everything happens for a reason," he said Friday afternoon. "That's how I've always...
  • Cypress Bay football counting on young players to help keep moving program forward

    Last week, Cypress Bay football coach Mark Guandolo was honored at the Orange Bowl Impact and Excellence Awards for his contributions to amateur sports and the South Florida community in general. But before accepting his award, hours before the...