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  • Expanded ACC likely to play nine conference football games, retain Atlantic, Coastal divisions

    Expanded ACC likely to play nine conference football games, retain Atlantic, Coastal divisions
    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...
  • Once implausible, full ACC membership for Notre Dame seems possible

    Once implausible, full ACC membership for Notre Dame seems possible
    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...
  • In wake of Penn State scandal, CNU's Kelchner watches and wonders

    In wake of Penn State scandal, CNU's Kelchner watches and wonders
    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...
  • Norfolk State again one win away from first FCS playoff bid

    Norfolk State again one win away from first FCS playoff bid
    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...
  • Justice served as Lehigh shocks Duke in NCAA tournament

    Justice served as Lehigh shocks Duke in NCAA tournament
    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,...
  • Virginia Tech AD surprised by lagging Sugar Bowl sales, explains non-conference schedule

    Virginia Tech AD surprised by lagging Sugar Bowl sales, explains non-conference schedule
    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...
  • Unlike recent seasons, Virginia, Virginia Tech appear class of state basketball

    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...
  • Ex-Northwestern coach Bill Carmody a 'perfect fit' at Holy Cross

    Ex-Northwestern coach Bill Carmody a 'perfect fit' at Holy Cross
    The great news about hiring Bill Carmody is you'll never get embarrassed. You'll never have to listen to your coach repeatedly say he takes "responsibility" for academic fraud and sham drug testing — without actually taking responsibility. Then...
  • Hagg powers Phantoms offense from the blueline

    Hagg powers Phantoms offense from the blueline
    Before leaving the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to compete at the World Junior Championships in Canada, defenseman Robert Hagg joked he would quit hockey if Team Sweden won another silver medal. Hagg had won two silver medals with Team Sweden the previous two...
  • OSU-Oregon Magnifies UConn's Futility And Distance From Top

    OSU-Oregon Magnifies UConn's Futility And Distance From Top
    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...
  • Hokies' comeback encourages, does not blind Williams

    BLACKSBURG — For two halves running, Virginia Tech's basketball team had been smoked like a Smithfield ham or Montecristo cigar. There was the ruinous second period Tuesday at West Virginia and Saturday's lifeless first at home versus Syracuse....