| Oct 1, 2011
| 8:35 PM
Virginia Tech's 4-0 start this football season was virtually preordained. But was it a mirage?
That was the overarching issue entering the Hokies' ACC opener Saturday against Clemson.
Had a soft non-conference schedule prepared Tech for a quality...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:07 PM
In the wake of its expansion, the ACC expects more television revenue from ESPN. The network, in turn, wants more conference football and men's basketball games.
How many more, and how newcomers Syracuse and Pittsburgh will affect the ACC's divisional...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:03 PM
The situation is a little bit sad and a whole lot ironic.
Big East officials snubbed UCF forever and ever because they felt the Knights weren't worthy of their high-and-mighty conference. Now the Big East is scrambling to add schools like UCF in order to...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 5:55 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
There's no question now: UCF absolutely has to go to the Big East.
Boise State and USF.
When word began leaking out Friday that Boise State would soon be joining the Big East, UCF's decision...
| 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...
| Oct 28, 2011
Call me crazy, but I like the potential of the new Big East better than the old one.
This is why Orlandoans should not only be excited today — they should be ecstatic.
History is at hand.
Don't allow the doomsdayers or naysayers to ruin it....
| Nov 8, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Norfolk State is one victory shy of securing its first Football Championship Subdivision playoff appearance. Oh, so close. But not nearly as close as four years ago.
The 2007 Spartans faced Delaware State in a winner-take-all game for the Mid-Eastern...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:10 PM
As Penn State's football empire crumbles under most vile circumstances, Matt Kelchner watches sadly from afar and wonders if a man he's revered for more than 40 years is a fraud.
Kelchner, Christopher Newport University's head coach, grew up in...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Seth Greenberg will visit family and prowl old stomping grounds. His wife will cross Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade off her bucket list. His Virginia Tech basketball players will roam the City that Never Sleeps, some for the first time.
| Jan 13, 2013
To paraphrase Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech football fans are a dangerous crowd these days. Steamed by a 7-6 season and impatient with the offensive coordinator search, they barked again Friday when the ACC released conference opponents for 2013.
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:17 PM
Some random thoughts as we approach crunch time in the football recruiting world.
This is usually one of the toughest times of the year in football recruiting circles, especially in Illinois, which for years has been the "Land of the Early Oral...