| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Here's to hoping this doesn't give any local banks any ideas.
A credit union in Michigan is offering cash-poor students a special loan to get to the Rose Bowl.
What a horrible idea. Take students who already struggle to make ends meet and can't afford...
| Dec 15, 2013
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech's 21st consecutive bowl, Wake Forest's regime change and Texas' political theater remind anew of Frank Beamer's remarkable tenure at his alma mater, a fact not lost on the man himself.
Beamer, you see, is exceptionally...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Each May, ACC officials convene for the conference’s spring meetings. Substantive issues are debated, enduring decisions made. But the event is also an opportunity to exhale, enjoy a beverage of choice and bask in the accommodations of the Ritz-...
| May 1, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Frank Beamer failed on the recruiting trail Wednesday, but the loss won’t cost his Virginia Tech football team any games.
Beamer was among 148 amateurs who teamed with 37 LPGA professionals Wednesday in the Kingsmill Championship pro-am. He was...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Though bowl games and Maryland Terrapins have been mutually exclusive terms in the first two years under Randy Edsall, many believe that will change in 2013.
Given the fact that the Terps seemed to be headed toward becoming bowl-eligible last season...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:58 AM
The last year has been the most stabilizing and fortyifying in ACC history. Also the most turbulent. From the additions of Notre Dame and Louisville to the loss of Maryland. From the renewal of contracts with ESPN to the Orange Bowl partnership with the...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:11 AM
* denote ACC Bowl tie-ins (Miami), ^ denote Conference USA (FIU, FAU).
December 21: Gildan New Mexico Bowl (2 p.m.), Las Vegas Bowl (3:30 p.m.), Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (5:30 p.m.), R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (9 p.m.) ^
December 23: Beef 'O'...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:51 PM
BLACKSBURG — After what will be a 79-year gap in regular-season meetings, and at least one failed attempt by racetrack mogul Bruton Smith to make it happen, Virginia Tech and Tennessee finally are slated to meet again in a regular-season football...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:37 PM
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Frank Beamer has been a spectator, a guest of honor and a green flag-waver at Bristol Motor Speedway. Now, after nearly 17 years of talking about it, he'll finally be a football coach at the track.
Virginia Tech and Tennessee were...
| 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....
| Jun 6, 2013
Orlando was the ACC football champion's bowl home from 1987-91. More recently, the city has hosted an ACC team for the last 12 postseasons.
Given that history, Orlando is the natural choice to replace Atlanta atop the conference's non-playoff bowl...