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  • Stepping up to FBS requires more than ambition, luxury suites

    Scandalous accusations, radical rules reform and conference realignment have big-footed the college sports news cycles of late, burying notable developments on many fronts. Case in point: Virginia Tech's opening football opponent, Appalachian State,...
  • William and Mary shows it's not top-10 material in loss to JMU

    Perhaps now we can finally dispel the notion of William and Mary's football team meriting its top-10 status. The Tribe does not. Please don't misinterpret. The season is young, and William and Mary, ranked fifth and sixth in the national polls, might...
  • ODU-William and Mary football series may not die Saturday after all

    ODU-William and Mary football series may not die Saturday after all
    WILLIAMSBURG — The demise of football games between 757 neighbors William and Mary and Old Dominion isn't as long-term, or permanent, as many of us feared. Tribe athletic director Terry Driscoll said Tuesday that the schools have tentatively agreed...
  • Virginia has only itself to blame for not making NCAA field

    Virginia has only itself to blame for not making NCAA field
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Middle Tennessee State has one top-100 victory. Virginia boasts eight. The Blue Raiders defeated two teams that made the NCAA tournament. The Cavaliers bested four. Yet when the NCAA unveiled its 68-team bracket Sunday, Middle...
  • Stony Brook, Albany quality additions to CAA football

    Rookie Old Dominion strutted into Colonial Athletic Association football last season and promptly earned a national playoff bid in the Championship Subdivision's most rugged conference. Wednesday the CAA formally introduced two new members capable of...
  • CAA worth saving, but change could be radical if VCU, Mason bolt to Atlantic 10

    CAA worth saving, but change could be radical if VCU, Mason bolt to Atlantic 10
    No conference excels at men's basketball and Championship Subdivision football like the Colonial Athletic Association. None. Moreover, from commissioner Tom Yeager down, the league teems with bright, engaging and honorable people. Those are among the...
  • ODU, William and Mary play to type in Monarchs' victory

    ODU, William and Mary play to type in Monarchs' victory
    NORFOLK — Typical William and Mary. Competitive, creative, but not quite good enough. Typical Old Dominion. Explosive, athletic, but just sloppy enough to keep things interesting. And so the collision of these neighboring football programs...
  • Conference USA or CAA? Either option could prove perilous for ODU

    Conference USA or CAA? Either option could prove perilous for ODU
    Old Dominion, through no fault of its own, is in a jam, and don't let anyone con you otherwise. The Monarchs can remain in a conference many believe is on life-support, or join a league of scattered wannabes that requires a premature upgrade to the...
  • ODU athletic director knows first-hand the challenges of upgrading to Bowl Subdivision football

    ODU athletic director knows first-hand the challenges of upgrading to Bowl Subdivision football
    Wood Selig has been here before and vows not to repeat his mistakes. Here is shepherding a football program from AAA to the big leagues. Mistakes include crippling schedules and high-volume redshirting. Selig is Old Dominion's athletic director. He is...
  • Lehigh stays at No. 16 in one national poll; freshman Knott picks up an honor

     
    To my surprise, the Lehigh football team stayed put at No. 16 in the Sports Network national FCS Top-25 poll. I am a little surprised that both Liberty and William & Mary, who both Lehigh and Lafayette will play soon, stayed out of the top-25 after...
  • Lehigh stays No. 16 in the Sports Network's Top 25 poll; defending national North Dakota St. is #1

     
    The Sports Network FCS Top 25 College Football Poll Team (First-place votes) 2012 Record Points Previous Rank 1. North Dakota State Bison (94) 2-0 3946 2 2. Sam Houston State Bearkats (61) 1-0 3897 1 3. Montana State Bobcats (1) 2-0 3485 4 4. James...