| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Michael Kelly put it succinctly: "There's a new ranking in town."
Kelly, the former chairman of the Jacksonville host committee for Super Bowl XXXIX and now the chief operating officer of the College Football Playoff, seems as excited as any fan for the...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Rich Rodriguez is the man of the hour after his unranked and unbeaten Arizona team defeated No. 2 Oregon, 31-24, on Thursday night.
Brady Hoke definitely is not the man of the hour, facing heavy scrutiny for letting Michigan quarterback Shane Morris...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:01 PM
The morning after Northwestern lost its second straight home game, the Wildcats coaching staff gathered to meet the new boss. Who looked exactly like the old boss, except something definitely was different about Pat Fitzgerald.
"Sometimes you have to...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Lane Stadium was a teenager when we first met. It was the fall of 1980, my senior year at James Madison, and as a fledgling scribe I accompanied the Dukes to Virginia Tech for the first football game between the I-81 neighbors.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below.
This list is organized by region.
(Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
| Jul 23, 2014
Virginia Tech entered the 2005 ACC championship game against Florida State 10-1 and ranked fifth nationally. An Orange Bowl bid and potential matchup with Penn State seemed inevitable.
But a loss to the unranked Seminoles dropped the Hokies to 10th in the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:53 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Chad Willis half expected to be cuffed and frog-marched out of Ohio Stadium on Friday morning. He was trespassing, after all, and perhaps most criminal, he was wearing a Virginia Tech golf shirt.
But the security guard couldn't...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:15 PM
STORRS – There is a certainly a sense of urgency building for Graham Stewart, the UConn junior linebacker and Xavier-Middletown alum from Durham.
At the same time, Stewart's maturity also continues to grow. He is thrilled about the opportunity to...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:06 PM
With apologies to Paul McCartney — it was 50 years ago today, Capt. Raines got the band to play.
That's Capt. C.L. Raines of the Jacksonville Police Department.
He rousted a film crew away from a windblown stage at the Gator Bowl. Finally, after...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Dec. 29, 1982: The Blast treats its fourth straight sellout crowd at the Civic Center to a 5-4 Major Indoor Soccer League victory over the first-place Cleveland Force, ending the visitor's 10-game winning streak. Joey Fink scores twice for the Blast (11-...