| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be one of 10 contestants on “Splash,” a celebrity-diving show from ABC. The announcement came Monday on “Good Morning America.” Watching the big man dive — now that could be...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:14 AM
27th year (216-104-2 at Tech; 258-127-4 overall in coaching career)
Getting in the habit of seven-win seasons wasn't something that interested Beamer. Given the ongoing struggles of his offense, and the sudden deterioration of...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:33 PM
BLACKSBURG — Now that he's taken an in-depth look at No. 1 Alabama, Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer's overall impressions about what he's seen don't instill a ton of confidence that he's cracked the code for beating coach Nick Saban's team....
| Aug 28, 2013
BLACKSBURG — Forty years ago, Virginia Tech absorbed an historic 77-6 beating from Alabama. Bear Bryant, his wishbone and houndstooth hat no longer define the program, but the Crimson Tide is no less formidable and iconic entering the teams' season-...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:14 AM
A year after his celebrated transfer from Alabama, quarterback Phillip Sims’ Virginia career is finished, his time here marked by distraction and disappointment rather than victories and touchdowns.
For this Sims has no one to blame but himself....
| Dec 14, 2012
| 10:10 AM
The holiday season is upon us. For each person, that means something different. For some, it means sharing the joy of the Christmas spirit with friends and family. For some, it means lighting the Menorah and celebrating eight magical nights of Hannukah....
| Dec 2, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Irish bring some magic
Notre Dame will win the BCS championship.
On paper the Irish should not. They don't even play in the SEC.
But there is something magical about what Brian Kelly is doing in South Bend. Yes, they'...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Kansas State University’s Collin Klein has been named recipient of t he 2012 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. The award is presented annually to a top college football quarterback who best combines on-the-field and academic achievement. ...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Before we get into this week’s lines, there’s something I have to address.
Last week’s Alabama-LSU game was a thriller. LSU had the top-ranked Crimson Tide on the ropes, and it seemed like we were about to witness the most unlikely of...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Well, we’ve reached that point of the season where everyone starts freaking out about hypothetical situations.
“Can Kansas State jump Florida to get into the top two?”
“Will Oregon go undefeated and be left out of the...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 7:55 AM
In a week like this, with so many people still reeling from Hurricane Sandy, it's apparent that college football isn't important in the grand scheme of things. Sure, a Florida game may sometimes seem like life-or-death to a die-hard Gators fan, but then...