| Feb 25, 2015
Virginia Tech just concluded its second stretch of three consecutive ACC road games, a burden no other league team has shouldered this basketball season. This week figures to be more taxing.
For only the second time in program history, the Hokies face...
| Feb 8, 2015
Recruits are signed, draft intentions known, schedules unveiled. Courtesy of academics, injury and tomfoolery, much can, and likely will, change before ACC football 2015 kicks off, but the picture has cleared since Pittsburgh's epic bowl collapse closed...
| Feb 5, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE — All the chatter of flips Wednesday was like an Olympics gymnastics or diving competition. I half expected to hear about degree-of-difficulty and some rogue Russian judge hosing an American out of a gold medal.
So amid the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:33 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mike Krzyzewski arrived at Duke in 1980, and during his first decade there, ACC basketball showcased the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Mark Price, James Worthy, Len Bias and Johnny Dawkins. So pardon Krzyzewski for...
| Mar 19, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech basketball boasts a lavish practice complex, committed administration and a five-year stretch in which the Hokies hovered near the top of the ACC. But when measured by the sport's most precious commodity, Tech ranks last...
| Oct 1, 2014
Condoleezza Rice knows consensus-building. Tom Osborne and Pat Haden know championship-caliber teams. Mike Tranghese knows selection-committee procedures and metrics.
In short, the College Football Playoff has assembled a stellar cast to determine the...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:48 PM
Notre Dame and the ACC talked in 2003, and their discussions ended amicably and predictably — the school passed on all-sports membership in the name of its storied football independence.
Eight years later, in the wake of radical conference...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Maddening as college football's postseason is, fairness dictates one concession: It's better than it used to be.
Time was when bowls finalized matchups in mid-November. Time was when the champions of the Big Ten, Pacific 12, Big 12 and Southeastern...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:48 PM
Big-time college football never seemed farther away from Connecticut than on Monday night.
The inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship was held in the same Texas Taj Mahal where UConn won its fourth NCAA basketball championship last...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 8:16 PM
Before DePaul can judge any short list of potential basketball coaches, perhaps university President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider needs to re-evaluate the person making it.
Athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto offers DePaul 40 years of institutional...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Eleven ACC teams are bowling in nine states, in venues from Yankee Stadium to the Rose Bowl. Agendas and stakes vary, not to mention quality of opponents. But there are three overarching storylines:
**Unlike its four power-conference colleagues, the...