| May 13, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Taylor Harrison just wanted to finish her gymnastics season on a high note at the Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships in Jackson, Miss.
To her, a top-10 finish in the all-around would have been acceptable.
But she far exceeded her...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:16 AM
With work experience in the Southeastern Conference and Big 12, new Virginia Tech athletic director Whit Babcock was immediately struck by the size of football coach Frank Beamer’s staff.
“What I noticed was, and it was really refreshing, we...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Like many headline-making ideas, it came to him in the middle of the night.
Not that he hadn't thought about it before. In four seasons at West Virginia, where he rushed for 1,068 yards and 19 touchdowns, Shawne Alston came to realize something needed...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:36 AM
BLACKSBURG -- Virginia Tech is Whit Babcock’s sixth job in college sports administration, his first in the ACC. But the Hokies’ new athletic director grew up an ACC fan in Harrisonburg, knows all his league colleagues and re-established...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Franklin’s Jacquez and Jordan Adams didn’t need much time on their visit to "Junior Day" at West Virginia before they committed to play football at the Morgantown school.
At 12:36 p.m. Saturday, Jordan tweeted: "Verbally committed to WVU."...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:53 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Maybe it was the magic of the pre-game ceremonies on Senior Night. Maybe it was the lingering magic of shocking Baylor in the Sweet Sixteen last March.
Whatever it was, the words came out of Shoni Schimmel's mouth after...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:42 PM
STORRS – The postgame ceremonies were over but the emotional ride had not reached its conclusion. Kevin Ollie took the microphone and let 10,000 of his closest friends in on a little secret.
"I'm planning to come back here in April and raise a...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 10:37 AM
STORRS — When it comes to UConn, the questions surrounding the NCAA Tournament never deal with "what if" as much as "where from."
Such is the case again this season. The No.1 Huskies (34-0), defending national champion, champion of the first...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — Any college basketball fan worth their bracket fee will recall the many glorious years of the Big East, from the colorful '80's teams of John Thompson and Lou Carnesecca to, in recent years, the highly competitive games between the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Like most selection days in NCAA women's basketball, the focus from around the country was fixed on Storrs. Unbeaten UConn, the No. 1 team in the country, will begin its title defense at home before journeying to Lincoln, Neb.
Around the country,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:03 PM
DAYTON, Ohio -- Senior guard DJ Evans scored 22 points and sophomore guard Peter Hooley added 20 points to lead Albany to a 71-64 win over Mount St. Mary's in the first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament between two No. 16 seeds Tuesday at...