| Aug 3, 2014
Later this week, Boo Williams heads to Canada to watch his nephew barnstorm on Indiana University’s five-games-in-six days exhibition basketball tour. Troy Williams started last season as a freshman for the Hoosiers and is among many current college...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:10 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Michael Brewer can't pass up a fishing or hunting trip, has a serious competitive streak — even in drills — and he might be Virginia Tech's next starting quarterback.
So far, that's the book on Virginia Tech's newest...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Quarterback shuffle. At this relatively late date, it's anybody's guess as to who will open the season as Virginia Tech's starting quarterback, but incoming, immediately-eligible transfer Michael Brewer has as good (if not better) a chance as Mark Leal...
| 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....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:35 AM
The dollar figures popped off the page last winter when Virginia Tech hired Buzz Williams to lead the Hokies’ basketball team. Few, if any, schools with such a modest tradition in a sport would commit not only $18.2 million over seven years to the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Tuition jumped by 5.2 percent on average at public four-year colleges and universities and by 4.6 percent at community colleges, according to data released Wednesday by the State Council on Higher Education for Virginia.
According to Kirsten Nelson, a...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:50 PM
NEWPORT, R.I. — The weight of modern athletic history, one made all the heavier by the bottomless moneybags of network television, is against him and his league. Deep down, Mike Aresco must know this.
Yet it didn't stop the American Athletic...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:25 PM
NEWPORT, R.I. — Central Florida reaped the benefits of the American Athletic Conference's automatic BCS bid last year and defeated Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl. After a marquee win and developing quarterback Blake Bortles, the No. 3 overall pick in the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:47 PM
New Virginia Tech president Tim Sands’ assertion last week that the school’s mandatory student fee for athletics is the lowest among state public institutions is not only correct but also understated.
Sands’ comments came during an...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Though Virginia quarterback David Watford appears to have redeemed himself after failing to meet some offseason expectations, it remains to be seen if he will or won’t face team-mandated discipline early in the season.
At the end of spring...
| Jul 16, 2014
Virginia Tech sold out 93 consecutive home football games from 1998-2012, a streak that reflected not only the Hokies' national emergence but also college football's burgeoning appeal. Last year, fans filled Lane Stadium once in six dates, again mirroring...