| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:44 PM
BLACKSBURG — Buzz Williams has learned over the years sometimes less is more, especially when it comes to practice time. He's not about to change that philosophy in his new work environment at Virginia Tech.
Though the NCAA started allowing...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Pembroke Pines Charter guard Haanif Cheatham favored Marquette throughout his recruitment, and his feelings were only fortified during his final official visit there last weekend.
Friday afternoon, sitting between his mother and high school coach for...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:34 AM
After Virginia won the ACC regular-season and tournament basketball championships, and reached the NCAA Sweet 16, the school bumped the salaries of Tony Bennett’s assistant coaches 25 percent to $784,800.
When Virginia Tech introduced Buzz...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:49 PM
STORRS – Wherever he goes, the Cassell brand follows Sam Cassell Jr., a point guard like his father, who played the position for 16 seasons in NBA.
Now the younger Cassell is at UConn, where expectations are high for any player, and he welcomes it...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:14 PM
An expensive new men's basketball coach, an ambitious athletic director with a lot of bills to pay, a potentially exciting hoops outlook for the first time in a few years — they all form the ingredients for a possible season ticket price hike....
| Aug 30, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Mere weeks after becoming Virginia Tech’s athletic director, Whit Babcock fired the Hokies’ basketball coach and hired a replacement with more NCAA tournament victories in six seasons than Tech has in its history.
But no matter how...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:44 PM
BLACKSBURG — Though he says there's an easily accessible list of the Atlantic Coast Conference schools inside his office desk drawer, Virginia Tech men's basketball coach Buzz Williams insists he's resisted reviewing the list and playing the "who...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:26 PM
William and Mary is ranked 22nd in the Football College Subdivision preseason coaches poll.
The Tribe, who return 17 starters from last season's squad that had three wins against top-20 teams and just missed a playoff spot,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:06 PM
Times change, attitudes change and — sometimes, but not always — the nicknames of sports teams change along with them.
The U.S. Patent Office's decision to cancel six federal trademark registrations the Redskins own on the grounds that the...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:18 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — As a much-anticipated federal court trial began Monday, the walls that for decades have separated college athletes from the riches of a multibillion-dollar sports enterprise began to show some cracks.
The occasion was the opening...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The NCAA and its member schools have preached a vision of amateurism whereby young men and women play for the love of the game, not money.
That concept will be put on trial in an Oakland courtroom this week.
A class-action antitrust suit led by former...