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  • 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...
  • Virginia Tech basketball searches for hope amid extended ACC spiral

     Virginia Tech basketball searches for hope amid extended ACC spiral
    Virginia and ESPN confirmed Wednesday that the network's College GameDay carnival will encamp in Charlottesville for the Cavaliers' Jan. 31 collision against Duke. Suffice to say, the show's only other basketball appearance in the state was memorable....
  • 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....
  • Blame Schools This Time, Not NCAA

    Blame Schools This Time, Not NCAA
    The NCAA is the tin can we all love to kick. And don't get me wrong. I have worn out the tips of my holier-than-thou loafers kicking that can. The NCAA is the piƱata we will all love to smash. I have torn oblique muscles swinging my self-righteous stick...
  • It's Easy For Geno Auriemma To Get To Root Of Coach K's Success

    It's Easy For Geno Auriemma To Get To Root Of Coach K's Success
    They are sons of immigrants. One's Italian surname ends with a familiar vowel. The other's Polish name ends with an equally familiar "ski." Forever sons of immigrants, and they embrace that birthright with all their being. They, too, are the...
  • Can't-Miss Field Goals? Brimah Streak On Line Vs. Duke

    Can't-Miss Field Goals? Brimah Streak On Line Vs. Duke
    STORRS — The name Jahlil Okafor jumps off the page and into every UConn fan's cereal bowl this week. But what about Ray Voelkel and Torian Oglesby? Amida Brimah never heard of them. Of course, when UConn beat Duke for the NCAA title in 1999 and...
  • Expanded ACC could approach its 1980s basketball peak

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mike Krzyzewski arrived at Duke in 1980, and during his first decade there, ACC basketball showcased the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Mark Price, James Worthy, Len Bias and Johnny Dawkins. So pardon Krzyzewski for...
  • 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...