| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:59 AM
From 2001-06, ACC football teams won 25 of their 41 bowls. They went a sterling 8-2 against the Big Ten, Pacific 12 and Big 12 combined, a respectable 4-6 versus the Southeastern Conference.
Seems like a lifetime ago, doesn’t it?
| 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 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...
| 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-...
| 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...
| 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.
| Aug 26, 2012
Mike Smith likes little better than football practice in the dark. Those early-evening sunsets mean we've turned back the clocks, the calendar has hit mid-November and, more than likely, Smith's Hampton High Crabbers are preparing for a playoff game....
| Aug 26, 2012
Third year (12-13 at U.Va.; 36-18 overall in coaching career)
He's the maniac who used to head-butt players with their helmets on when he was U.Va.'s defensive coordinator. He's the guy who fell to his knees on the Scott Stadium...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 7:56 PM
If we’re being honest, Phillip Sims played in more important games at Oscar Smith High in Chesapeake than the one he played in Saturday against Richmond in Virginia’s season-opener.
Not that Sims was arguing otherwise. As a matter of fact, he...