| Nov 9, 2013
| 7:43 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Though Virginia Tech hadn't looked like an Atlantic Coast Conference championship contender of late, it proved Saturday night it still has plans on making a run at a sixth appearance in the conference title game.
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Jim Weaver, who presided over the most successful era in Virginia Tech sports history, is retiring at year’s end because of ongoing health problems.
Sharon McCloskey, a long-time associate athletic director at the school, will serve as interim...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:40 PM
James Ihedigbo knows what it is like to be overlooked and underestimated.
He was lightly recruited, undrafted and cast aside by two NFL teams before landing with the Ravens.
He entered camp as the starting strong safety, but outsiders assumed it would...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:09 AM
Virginia Tech’s home football game Saturday against North Carolina will start shortly after 12:30, ideal for newspaper hacks fighting early deadlines, anathema to fans who crave more tailgate time and believe Lane Stadium rocks best after dark....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:19 PM
If Virginia Tech’s defense needed a decent comparison for Miami backup running back Dallas Crawford heading into Saturday’s game, defensive coordinator Bud Foster came up with one.
Just think of Crawford as David Wilson - the 2010 version....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:36 AM
The day is young — our three-beverage lunch beckons — but thus far no breaking news from Virginia Tech. Good thing, too, since the last three days are as challenging to digest as that third Thanksgiving slab of Granny’s cornbread...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...