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  • Despite impending potholes, Virginia poised for NCAA tournament return

    Despite impending potholes, Virginia poised for NCAA tournament return
    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...
  • Lopsided loss to Clemson shows Virginia Tech's 4-0 start was a mirage

    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...
  • Playing Syracuse in Garden big step up for Virginia Tech

    Playing Syracuse in Garden big step up for Virginia Tech
    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. Most important...
  • Babcock knows he'd better get Virginia Tech basketball hire 'right'

    Babcock knows he'd better get Virginia Tech basketball hire 'right'
    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...
  • 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...