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  • Virginia Tech limps into Pittsburgh for important ACC Coastal Division matchup

     Virginia Tech limps into Pittsburgh for important ACC Coastal Division matchup
    BLACKSBURG — No running back in Blacksburg is safe anymore. Virginia Tech's growing injury list in its backfield has reached the point where coach Frank Beamer is running out of healthy scholarship running back options in the deepest reaches of...
  • Undefeated and beset with off-the-field drama, Florida State, Notre Dame set to clash

    Undefeated and beset with off-the-field drama, Florida State, Notre Dame set to clash
    College football's drama kings collide Saturday. That Florida State and Notre Dame are undefeated and ranked among the top five is pretty cool, too. "Awesome," Fighting Irish coach Brian Kelly said during a media teleconference Wednesday. "This is...
  • On-campus sexual assault task force underway

    RICHMOND – A new task force looking at sexual assault on Virginia college campuses held its first meeting Thursday, with high-ranking state leaders saying the issue is front-and-center. Gov. Terry McAuliffe addressed the group, which Attorney...
  • USC beats out Alabama for 2008 playoff spot in mock selection

    USC beats out Alabama for 2008 playoff spot in mock selection
    If the first College Football Playoff does not work out for the Pac-12 Conference, well, it can always brag about what might have happened after the 2008 season. Media members from around the nation were invited to Dallas this week to participate in a...
  • Virginia, Virginia Tech women's soccer among ACC's fall Olympic sports highlights

    Virginia, Virginia Tech women's soccer among ACC's fall Olympic sports highlights
    University of Virginia women's soccer has been wildly successful the past two years, despite the intermittent absence of Morgan Brian, the team's best player, indeed the college game's best. The fifth-ranked Cavaliers' lone setback this season is to...
  • Yik Yak 'anonymous' posts threatening school violence lead to arrests

    Yik Yak 'anonymous' posts threatening school violence lead to arrests
    A 19-year-old Bucks County man is one of the latest Yik Yak social media users to be arrested for allegedly posting a message threatening school violence on a mobile app that has risen in popularity because of its ability to post anonymous messages....
  • After the party, beware the college football hangover

    You never see it after a regular-season NFL game — not even in the South. If San Francisco loses at Atlanta in October, no merry mob of celebrators rips the goal posts down and parades them past City Hall. The governor does not issue a...
  • Few takers on District 230 football helmet program

    Few takers on District 230 football helmet program
    A year after Consolidated High School District 230 began letting student athletes use their own football helmets rather than those provided by the school, district officials said they've seen little interest in the program. Although a parent pushed...
  • Professor who lost U. of I. job offer lashes out at administrators

    Professor who lost U. of I. job offer lashes out at administrators
    Controversial professor Steven Salaita, who lost his job offer from the University of Illinois after criticizing Israel on social media, lashed out at university administrators Monday for overreaching in their decision not to hire him. Salaita, in a...
  • Salaita to speak at Chicago-area campuses this week

     Salaita to speak at Chicago-area campuses this week
    Professor Steven Salaita, whose job offer was pulled by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign because of his controversial social media posts about Israel, plans to kick off a weeklong speaking tour Monday night at Northwestern University....
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: W&M, ODU women win in soccer; No. 8 UNC beats No. 5 Hokies

    COLLEGES: Women’s soccer: William and Mary (8-2-1, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) shut out UNC Wilmington 2-0 Friday in Williamsburg on first-half goals by Samantha Cordum and Emily Fredrikson, who scored the first of her collegiate career....