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  • The last go for Groh

    The last go for Groh
    Al Groh coaches the University of Virginia's football team for the last time today against the most fitting opponent. Virginia Tech. No rival, trend or event more defined Groh's nine seasons. None contributed more to his demise. Groh guided the...
  • Hornsby opens eyes with Oak Hill stint

    For a guy who thought he'd only be spending about five to eight minutes per game on the floor while wearing the uniform of the nation's most elite prep boys basketball team, this season has been an eye-opening experience for Keith Hornsby. As it turns...
  • U.Va.'s first bowl year, Tomlin strike chords

    Nov. 3, 1984 — Virginia 27, West Virginia 7. En route to their first bowl bid, the Cavaliers earned their first national ranking in 32 years by manhandling the No. 12 Mountaineers in Morgantown. West Virginia had just defeated Boston College (...
  • Mason, ODU appear assured of NCAA bids

    Mason, ODU appear assured of NCAA bids
    By any standard, this was the best regular season in Colonial Athletic Association basketball history. Now comes the hard part. Authoring an equally riveting postseason. The challenge starts with the conference tournament, which runs Friday-Monday at...
  • Conference realignment could trickle down to ACC

    Conference realignment could trickle down to ACC
    - Nebraska's Big 10 decision could come by Friday - ACC might have to act to save schools or expand - Can you see an ACC with West Virginia or Connecticut? Concluding yet another what-if conversation about conference realignment Tuesday, a plugged-...
  • Former ACC commissioner laments latest round of conference realignment

    Gene Corrigan is 82 years young, plays tennis three times a week and is as sharp as the day he took command of the ACC in 1987. If today's crop of conference leaders were as sage, college athletics might well have been spared the past month of...
  • Only ACC certainty is that league is down

    Only ACC certainty is that league is down
    The ACC's weekend included a signature win for Virginia, a squandered opportunity for Virginia Tech, and the conference's alleged best team getting crunched in front of the First Fan. Further confirmation that this season ACC hoops rests on brand and...
  • Deserving teams are hard to find for the NCAA Tournament

    Deserving teams are hard to find for the NCAA Tournament
    Unlike the 24-7-365 bracketologists who populate cyberspace, I refrain from serious NCAA tournament field projections until late February or early March. More for sanity and domestic bliss than anything. A double-feature of "The Fighter" and "The King'...
  • Hokies' historic domination of Hoos

    Firsts are rare when a football rivalry dates to 1895, but Virginia Tech made history Saturday with its beatdown of Virginia. Never had the Hokies housed the Cavaliers by four touchdowns or more in consecutive seasons. They have now. Saturday's...
  • Bowl destination easy; opponent more difficult

    Bowl destination easy; opponent more difficult
    Virginia Tech's possible bowl opponents include both schools embroiled in the Cam Newton mess, a traditional and occasionally loathed rival, the presumptive No. 1 pick of April's NFL draft and Frank Beamer's son. The Hokies' postseason destination is...
  • ACC championship game: Virginia Tech, Florida State have sustained excellence

    ACC championship game: Virginia Tech, Florida State have sustained excellence
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — No one believes Virginia Tech's extraordinary football consistency rates with Florida State's unrivaled dynasty. Not Cheryl Beamer, the Marching Virginians or the Hokie Bird himself. But with their return to the ACC...