| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:23 PM
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech football owns the nation’s second-longest bowl streak, while the athletics department, unlike many peers, operates in the black. The Hokies are attaining new heights in the Directors Cup all-sports standings and rank...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The Southeastern Conference is so dominant in football that even its off-seasons are more exciting than all the other leagues'.
The SEC ended a flashbulb fling on Friday in Florida with Commissioner Mike Slive's state of the union speech to close the...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
USC won its 100th NCAA title Tuesday when the Trojans' men's tennis team defeated Oklahoma in the championship match at Athens, Georgia.
USC defeated the Sooners, 4-2, to win its 21st men's title.
The Trojans finished 32-3 and won their fifth title in...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:59 PM
In one of the more intriguing new conference affiliations to be found, Old Dominion is moving its women’s rowing program from Conference USA to the Big 12, starting for the next school year.
| May 6, 2014
| 3:46 PM
So much for Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott's brave, some would say brilliant, decision to hold his league's annual football championship game at the site of the team with the best record.
I liked Scott's idea when he first proposed it to a small...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:21 PM
The Miami Dolphins feasted on a steady diet of successful undrafted free agents for years, and the organization’s hope is that this year is no exception, and that a few of the NFL long shots added on Monday turn into the next Sam Brenner, Jordan...
| Dec 15, 2013
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech's 21st consecutive bowl, Wake Forest's regime change and Texas' political theater remind anew of Frank Beamer's remarkable tenure at his alma mater, a fact not lost on the man himself.
Beamer, you see, is exceptionally...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:19 PM
We thought Louisville was the team that would go undefeated this season but not have the schedule strength to stay in the title race. Turns out it was Ohio State, which is perpetually stuck in fourth gear until one of the Big Three loses. Our comeback...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 10:20 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Nick Marshall accounted for four scores and No. 24 Auburn battered Johnny Manziel in a 45-41 win over No. 7 Texas A&M on Saturday.
Tre Mason's 5-yard score with less than two minutes to play was first ruled down at the 1, but...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The Atlantic Coast Conference has been waiting so many years for this stand-alone moment it might collectively have to take a nervous pill and sit down.
The ACC has spent years failing to prove it was more than just a basketball conference. It wanted so...