| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:31 PM
It might have been just one carry, but Taquan Mizzell's 36-yard run last Saturday in Virginia's 35-22 loss to Duke was an example of what he'd hoped to do all season, but wasn't able to accomplish.
All of the blazing speed and burst of quickness he...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Virginia's defense will be in a weakened state Saturday against Georgia Tech, a veer option-running opponent which will require the Cavaliers to be sharp on the defensive side of the ball.
Starting cornerbacks Maurice Canady and Demetrious Nicholson and...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Finding a creative way to lose doesn’t normally generate much of a buzz in Scott Stadium, where losing has become all too common, but Virginia’s 35-25 loss to Georgia Tech took some effort to achieve.
Other than the final score, and...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Virginia Tech football lacks few amenities associated with national-caliber programs. Thanks to generous donors and a supportive administration, the Hokies practice, condition, play and prepare in ever-evolving facilities.
One exception: an indoor...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:44 AM
G. Wayne Clough, who announced Wednesday that he will step down as the head of the Smithsonian Institution in October 2014, arrived at the museums at a time when it was threatened by scandals and a crumbling infrastructure.
Clough, a civil engineer...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:30 AM
When G. Wayne Clough began his tenure as head of the Smithsonian Institution in July 2008, he asked himself the question, "What will the Smithsonian be in 500 years?"
The answer? It's still not entirely clear. But as Clough prepares to retire from his...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Bud Foster has a handle on what all the fuss is about regarding en vogue up-tempo style of offenses. He saw a little of it from Alabama and Western Carolina, and a lot of it from East Carolina.
Now, he’s about to lead his Tech defense Saturday...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:30 PM
Nothing pointed to quarterback Logan Thomas suddenly revitalizing his passing game heading into Virginia Tech’s road trip Thursday night to Georgia Tech.
Only three days of prep for Georgia Tech he described as void of pass attempts due to an...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Congress's decision to tie new undergraduate student loans to the government's borrowing costs -- about two percentage points higher than the rate on the ten-year Treasury note, capped at 8.25 percent -- was a welcome political compromise. But the...
| 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....
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Grammy Award-winning musicologist Art Rosenbaum knows a good thing when he hears it.
Yet in addition to the finely tuned ear with which he earned an award for best historical album in 2008, the University of Georgia professor has such a keen eye that...