| Nov 20, 2013
Last season, Duke reached its first bowl since 1994, snapped an eight-game losing streak to rival North Carolina and earned David Cutcliffe ACC coach of the year honors. Less than 12 months later, it all seemed a mirage.
The Blue Devils were 0-2 in...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:16 PM
Remember Ricky Dobbs? The Notre Dame football staff sure does.
He's the Navy quarterback who pinned losses on the Irish the last two years.
He also played a role in making Air Force a tough challenge for Notre Dame Saturday.
Five years ago, Tim...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:07 PM
In the wake of its expansion, the ACC expects more television revenue from ESPN. The network, in turn, wants more conference football and men's basketball games.
How many more, and how newcomers Syracuse and Pittsburgh will affect the ACC's divisional...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 3:05 PM
The video game is 40.
Its exact birthday is arguable. Cultural historians likely would date its origins further back, roughly a decade or two; prototypes of arcade games flourished in university computer labs in the 1950s. But “Pong,” the...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:38 PM
No. 1 Terps men suffer first loss of year, 4-2
The No. 1 Maryland men's soccer team surrendered two goals after a second-half red card to drop its first match of the year, 4-2, at No. 18 Wake Forest on Thursday night. The Terps (14-1-2,...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Inside the Atlanta home of his grandfather, White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham connects every at-bat.
The effects of Parkinson's disease have robbed Hank McCamish, 83, of his voice. Bedridden, McCamish breathes thanks to a tracheotomy and stays...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:45 AM
The Fighting Irish will soon find themselves among Tarheels, Blue Devils and Hurricanes.
The University of Notre Dame announced Wednesday that it would accept an invitation to join the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The university’s football...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Virginia Tech's football game Saturday against Pittsburgh reminds and foreshadows. We recall Big East clashes that showcased Larry Fitzgerald, Antonio Bryant and Michael Vick, and anticipate annual collisions in the ACC.
Those yearly Coastal Division...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:11 PM
If the movie “Rudy” doesn’t do something to you, if it doesn’t leave a lump in the throat the size of “Rudy” Ruettiger himself, there’s a problem.
I have never sat through that film without being reduced to...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 11:36 AM
Reflecting their generations and experiences, Frank Beamer and Mike London have contrasting views of major college football's future playoff.
Beamer in 1999 coached Virginia Tech to the national championship game, staged at the Sugar Bowl. His Hokies...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 5:21 PM
John Hitt wasn't a very good football player.
He was a small-college defensive tackle at Austin College, a tiny Presbyterian liberal-arts school in his home state of Texas. His claim to fame was once causing a fumble that set up a winning field goal with...