| Nov 28, 2014
Three days before this season's opening game, Virginia Tech announced a two-year contract extension for iconic football coach Frank Beamer. The Hokies promptly dismissed William and Mary and, a week later, upset No. 8 Ohio State on the road.
| Nov 27, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Even Mike London’s legion of detractors concede that his Virginia football team is demonstrably better than last season’s depths. The Cavaliers, 2-10 a year ago, enter Friday’s regular-season finale at Virginia Tech 5-6 and favored...
| Nov 6, 2014
The College Football Playoff selection committee's consensus is either Mensa-caliber genius or more troubling than fourth-and-40.
Since both of the panel's rankings have virtually mirrored my ballot for the Football Writers Association of America...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 12:21 PM
There were two lines of defense between Richaud Pack and the baskets on the court his parents built behind their home in suburban Detroit.
The first consisted of his father, Charles Edwards, and older brother Raynard.
The second was a telephone wire...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:18 PM
ATLANTA — His nose bloodied, lip cut and contacts askew, freshman Bonzie Colson made his way to Notre Dame's bench.
The fresh recipient of an elbow from Georgia Tech's Charles Mitchell, Colson was a little out of sorts. Athletic trainer Skip Meyer...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:45 PM
ATLANTA — Notre Dame pulled off what it characterized as a big 62-59 road victory Wednesday night over a Georgia Tech team that is now 0-4 in conference play.
It was big because of whom the Irish won without.
With forward Zach Auguste in South...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:12 PM
Karl Hess, the longtime college basketball official, apparently has a history of ticking off the ACC, which terminated his contract five days after the final straw. Working the Georgia Tech-Louisville game, this is what Hess apparently said to former...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 10:24 AM
Five key research universities have signed up to support a project spearheaded by University of Central Florida aimed at getting a $110 million federal photonics contract that would be centered in Osceola County.
The consortium of universities...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:09 PM
The show was over, or so they thought.
Kevin Garnett and Ronnie Fields had just finished putting on a slam-dunk spectacular worthy of highlight-film stature in leading Farragut to a decisive victory over Downstate power Rock Island at DePaul. A sellout...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 8:17 PM
There were not many members of the media waiting to talk to Georgia Tech backup wide receiver Corey Dennis at the Orange Bowl Media Day on Monday. After all, he was not the target of too many passes in the Yellow Jackets' triple-option offense. In fact,...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 3:58 PM
BLACKSBURG – Touring up and down Virginia Tech's tailback depth chart has made J.C. Coleman one weary dude this season, but he's finally reaping some rewards for his patience.
He's experienced the kind of depth chart yo-yo'ing and uncertainty that...