| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The conference season is less than half complete, but Virginia Tech’s place in the lower-tier of the ACC basketball standings is all but certain. A third consecutive last-place finish would not surprise, and the NCAA tournament seems light years...
| Nov 28, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Craig Littlepage scrapped Thanksgiving with family in his native Pennsylvania. He's delegating more to underlings and isn't nearly as conversant about early season college basketball as he'd like.
"We're trying to fix football,...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Todd Turner, a former athletic director in the ACC, Southeastern Conference, Pacific 12 and Big East, will assist Virginia Tech in its search for retiring AD Jim Weaver’s successor.
Turner founded and runs Collegiate Sports Associates, a...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:47 PM
STORRS — A year ago, UConn had to master the art of playing with nothing to lose. While the Huskies had their shortcomings, lack of motivation — a sense of playing as if it didn't really matter because they were ineligible for the postseason...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Inconvenient travel and lurking Juarez danger aside, the Sun Bowl is a quality destination for Virginia Tech’s football program and part of a historically difficult postseason lineup for the ACC.
The Hokies’ Dec. 31 encounter with UCLA in El...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 5:39 PM
On a wet Saturday near Griffith Park, a dozen teenage girls shovel manure, trudge through mud and try to stay warm. But soon everyone perks up because another horse-riding lesson is about to begin.
The lessons are provided by Taking the Reins, a...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 10:41 PM
For the first time, VCU has beaten three Atlantic Coast Conference teams in one season.
Juvonte Reddic had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Rams, who pulled away from Boston College in the second half to win 69-50 at the Brooklyn Hoops Winter...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Though Virginia’s football program is struggling through the pains of a serious rebuilding project, its recruiting efforts continued to resemble those of a far more successful program Saturday with a commitment from coveted wide receiver Jamil...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:00 PM
If AAU basketball is about showcasing the ability to play at an elite level, the point already had been proven.
Oh, and Evan Boudreaux's nose was broken.
It happened during the semifinals of AAU Nationals in Orlando last summer. Not only did Boudreaux...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Virginia Tech’s best football team of the last six years, the 2009 bunch that featured Ryan Williams, Tyrod Taylor, Cody Grimm and Rock Carmichael, did not reach the ACC championship game. No matter that the Hokies were the conference’s...