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  • Virginia Tech faithful descend upon Ohio State

    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...
  • Graham Stewart Expects To Make Impact At LB For Diaco, UConn

    Graham Stewart Expects To Make Impact At LB For Diaco, UConn
    STORRS – There is a certainly a sense of urgency building for Graham Stewart. And it's been building for the UConn junior linebacker and Xavier-Middletown alum from Durham. At the same time, Stewart's maturity also continues to grow. He is thrilled...
  • Beatles gave Florida fans a lifetime ticket to ride 50 years ago

     Beatles gave Florida fans a lifetime ticket to ride 50 years ago
    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...
  • Virginia Tech and Tennessee slated to meet in 2016 football game at Bristol Motor Speedway

    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...
  • Frank Beamer milestones and year-by-year records

    Frank Beamer's milestone moments at Virginia Tech Dec. 23, 1986: Introduced as head coach. Sept. 12, 1987: Hokies lose 22-10 at Clemson in Beamer's debut. Oct. 3, 1987: Beamer's first Tech victory in a 31-11 dusting of Navy. Oct. 7, 1989: Hokies win...
  • Victor "Vic" Turyn, Md. quarterback

    Victor "Vic" Turyn, Md. quarterback
    Victor "Vic" Turyn, a retired Federal Bureau of Investigation and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond official who had been an outstanding quarterback at College Park in the late 1940s, died Aug. 11 of heart failure at his Ellicott City home. He was 91....
  • Big Ten preview: Northwestern

     Big Ten preview: Northwestern
    Pat Fitzgerald makes his rounds at 5 p.m. on Thursdays. "He'll say, 'The office is closed in five minutes. Get out of here,'" linebackers coach Randy Bates said. "And then he'll swing by a second time to make sure." Thursday is date night for...
  • Teel Time: With No. 2 Oregon on deck, reviewing U.Va.'s top non-conference wins

    Virginia has gone undefeated in non-conference play only once in the last 15 football seasons, in 2005, and with No. 2 Oregon visiting Scott Stadium on Saturday, that trend figures to continue. The Cavaliers upset No. 2 Florida State at home in 1995,...
  • College football bowl schedule released

    * 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'...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech-Tennessee a natural for 2016 in Bristol and beyond

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech-Tennessee a natural for 2016 in Bristol and beyond
    Traffic and sightlines will be problematic at best. Otherwise, Virginia Tech’s 2016 football date with Tennessee at Bristol Motor Speedway promises to be as much an event as game, with record attendance, epic tailgates and Lee Corso wearing...
  • After 17 years of talk, Virginia Tech set to play Tennessee at Bristol in 2016

    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...