| Feb 7, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Halfway through the ACC basketball schedule, Virginia's first NCAA tournament bid in five years seems, at first blush, assured. The 18-4 Cavaliers are ranked in both national polls, boast quality wins and have no inexplicable defeats.
But there are...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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 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 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 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 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...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 7:42 PM
Pedigree, venue and seed say this was the greatest upset of the NCAA basketball tournament's modern era. The proverbial eye test tells a radically different tale.
Lehigh defeated Duke 75-70 in the Blue Devils' backyard Friday, and anyone who watched,...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 2:39 PM
For the Bowl Subdivision's national leader in victories since 1995 and a program preparing for its 19th consecutive postseason appearance, Virginia Tech sure is enduring a raft of flack these days.
First, critics deemed the Hokies unworthy of their bid...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 9:58 PM
Paupers ruled state college basketball last season. While princes Virginia and Virginia Tech watched from afar, a record five teams from the commonwealth — Hampton, Old Dominion, Richmond, George Mason and, most famously, VCU — made the NCAA...