| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:24 PM
USC quarterback Max Wittek will forgo participating in spring practice, graduate at the end of the semester and transfer to another school to play his final two seasons of eligibility, he said Wednesday.
Wittek, a fourth-year junior, will be able to...
| 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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Gaps forming in seasonal Arctic sea ice may be creating a toxic conveyor belt, drawing mercury from higher altitudes to rain down on the ice, snow and tundra, according to a new study.
The gaps, which come as the region shifts from perennial ice to...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:59 AM
With the addition of Jerome ‘Jappy’ Oliver on Monday, Virginia's football program has another coach on staff with more than 30 years of experience.
It remains to be seen if more experience equals more wins, but Oliver arrives with ample...
| 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 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 5, 2014
During one of his final staff meetings as Virginia Tech's athletic director, Jim Weaver revealed how much pain he was enduring, how Parkinson's disease and two failing hips had not only fast-tracked his retirement but also compromised basic, daily living....
| 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 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 6, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Who: Iryna Ivashchuk, an attorney with Berger Singerman LLP, Fort Lauderdale, who practices in the areas of international and cross-border transactions, real estate, and corporate law, was recently named to the board of governors of the Ukrainian-American...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:22 AM
With a degree from Virginia Tech, and assistant coaching experience on the Hokies' staff under the guidance of a father who's gained a pretty sparkling reputation in Blacksburg, Shane Beamer gets defensive when he feels his alma mater is being attacked....