| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:00 PM
As Virginia went about the business two weeks ago during the off week of taking stock in all the myriad aspects of its football program that needed improvement, an interesting and somewhat unexpected phenomena started to take place in the weight room of...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 3:53 AM
ACC officials don’t care which, but they really need Virginia or Virginia Tech to win their final two regular-season football games to become bowl eligible.
With North Carolina (6-4) banned from postseason due to NCAA sanctions, the conference...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Clemson’s 52-13 dusting of South Carolina State on Saturday was routine and did nothing to enhance the ACC’s football profile. But as he exited his postgame presser, Tigers coach Dabo Swinney had a message about the conference.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:29 PM
BLACKSBURG — Before the start of last season, it was stylish to compare the potential and talent level of Virginia Tech's defense to that of the defensive unit that led Tech to the 2000 national championship game.
It ended up being a classic...
| Apr 17, 2013
NFL quarterbacks won't like this class of pass rushers, but NFL general managers will like it very much. It's a strong group, both in terms of high-end talent and in terms of depth. As many as 10 defensive ends could be taken in the first two rounds.
| 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...