| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Cypress Bay football coach Mark Guandolo, caught on national television slapping the helmet of one of his players, has been suspended for two weeks by Broward schools despite an outpouring of support from the teen’s family and former players....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Only two college football teams in the last 40 years went wire-to-wire atop the national polls. Virginia Tech under Frank Beamer played them both.
The Miami Hurricanes’ most recent national champions produced 38 NFL draft choices, 17 first-...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Frank Beamer's milestone moments at Virginia Tech
Dec. 23, 1986: Introduced as head coach.
Sept. 12, 1987: Hokies lose 22-10 at Clemson in Beamer's debut.
Oct. 3, 1987: Beamer's first Tech victory in a 31-11 dusting of Navy.
Oct. 7, 1989: Hokies win...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Frank Beamer writes poignantly and modestly, confesses about a broken promise, questions a rival’s recruiting and censures one of his most talented players. Those were my primary takeaways from “Let Me Be Frank — My Life At Virginia Tech...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Can anyone at Virginia Tech become the next Ed Vereb, Scott Sisson, or Peter Boulware? That will be the prevailing question Saturday when the Hokies open their football season against No. 1 Alabama in the Georgia Dome.
Unless my eyes misread the agate,...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
With the start of the college football season now just a few days away, the National Football Foundation has put out a release flashing back to some of the more memorable early-season games over the years. Some of them fans will remember instantly, and...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 9:36 PM
OK, we're a little bit later on posting this than normal (if you followed the blog last season, you know that we like to have these Breakdown blogs posted as soon after the final whistle as possible. Unfortunately, the final whistle on this night...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:35 AM
Florida State released Thursday afternoon its full men's and women's basketball schedules. The releases came two weeks after the ACC announced the complete men's conference-game schedule for the 2012-13 season. The Seminoles had to hold off at the time on...
| Jun 11, 2013
ACC television revenue nearly tripled from 2008-12, while the conference’s bowl income increased 50 percent and league basketball tournament receipts declined. This according to the ACC’s five most recent federal tax returns.
| Dec 23, 2012
| 10:18 PM
Dennis Afanasev, who grew up in Williamsburg, finished in the top 32 of the boys 14-and-under division at the Orange Bowl tournament in south Florida, one of the top youth tennis events in the world.
After winning four matches in the qualifying rounds,...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 7:27 AM
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26
(Games at 7:30 p.m. unless noted)
Republic Bank Holiday Classic: Somerset vs. Lexington Catholic, 6
Junior Orange Bowl Classic (At Miami High): Northeast vs. Lourdes, 2; Sagemont vs....
| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:48 AM
Shaken by a four-touchdown Orange Bowl loss to Stanford, Frank Beamer realigned his Virginia Tech coaching staff two years ago. But those changes were cosmetic compared to what should be done this offseason.
In short, the team of assistants directing...