| Jul 23, 2014
Virginia Tech entered the 2005 ACC championship game against Florida State 10-1 and ranked fifth nationally. An Orange Bowl bid and potential matchup with Penn State seemed inevitable.
But a loss to the unranked Seminoles dropped the Hokies to 10th in the...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage last month restated the Cavaliers’ 10-year goal of winning 70 ACC and 12 national championships. At first blush, the numbers are clearly ambitious. The conference record book reveals just how ambitious....
| Jun 29, 2014
The ACC has expanded from nine to 15 members in the last decade, but if you want to see a growth spurt that would make Yao Ming blush, check out the University of Louisville.
"When I took the job 17 years ago, I think our budget was $14.9 million,"...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:45 PM
When Kevin Jones first arrived on Virginia Tech’s campus in the fall of 2001, he was as confident and well-prepared as any freshman athlete that ever came to Blacksburg.
Not only was he considered by most recruiting analysts the No. 1 football...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:58 AM
EUSTIS — A team of deputies and first responders rushed into the high school classroom to help victims with blood smeared across their shirts and limbs — a single bloody handprint slapped on the white wall above them.
But the blood was fake....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Like many Maryland graduates, Stan Gelbaugh wasn't thrilled when the school announced nearly 20 months ago that it was going to be moving from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten.
The former Terps quarterback, who was a part of three straight...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:31 PM
When Maryland men's lacrosse coach John Tillman recently hit the recruiting trail, he wasn't entirely sure how players would react to a Terps program making the leap from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten, a move that became official Tuesday....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:14 PM
An expensive new men's basketball coach, an ambitious athletic director with a lot of bills to pay, a potentially exciting hoops outlook for the first time in a few years — they all form the ingredients for a possible season ticket price hike....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Virginia Tech junior wrestler Darren Hankins died Wednesday night in a Blacksburg drowning accident, according to a release from Tech's athletic department.
Hankins, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene, which was a water-filled quarry off Luster's Gate...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:39 PM
When Ben Summerlin thinks about his favorite memories of his time with Darren Hankins, Summerlin naturally remembers some of Hankins' greatest days as a high school wrestler.
Never could Summerlin have imagined such a promising future would be...
| Jul 6, 2014
RICHMOND — Matt Ball has been connected to VCU for 30 years, and given the duration and diversity of his affiliation — student-athlete, graduate, coach — few can better appreciate and assess the exponential growth of the Rams' sports...