| Dec 29, 2012
| 3:08 PM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Northwestern officials will have extra ammunition to fire up fans and alums at a New Year’s Eve pep rally in Jacksonville for the Jan. 1 Gator Bowl.
The Tribune has learned that the school will announce that it has raised more...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Northwestern's Gator Bowl preparation included a Monday night trip to Dave & Busters, a Tuesday visit to the United Center for Celtics-Bulls and a Thursday stop at Pinstripes for bowling, bocce and team bonding.
“Our bowl week here is unique and...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen joined Pat Fitzgerald at Wrigley Field in 2010 when the Northwestern coach guest-conducted "Take Me Out to the Ball Game."
How did Fitzgerald do?
"He was great," Mullen said Friday in a telephone interview. "He gets...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 9:29 AM
The Football Writers Association of America has named Northwestern’s Venric Mark to its All-America team as a punt returner.
Mark is the 39th player in program history to be named a first-team All-American and is the lone representative from the...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 4:45 AM
Virginia and Maryland have met at least twice each basketball season for 71 consecutive years. The Cavaliers and Terps have closed the regular season against one another 11 times in the last 13 years.
As football rivals, the schools have clashed each...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:51 AM
When David Wilson turned pro after his junior season at Virginia Tech in 2011, I presumed the Hokies would simply introduce another quality tailback. From Shyrone Stith to Lee Suggs to Kevin Jones, from Cedric Humes to Branden Ore to Darren Evans, from...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Well, the season is over. It ended somewhat anti-climactically with a predictable Kansas State win, a mediocre showing by Florida State against an inferior opponent, and a highly questionable decision that kept Georgia from playing for the title. (Spike...
| Aug 26, 2012
HOW TO GET TO POSTSEASON
At this stage in Tech's evolution it's not so much a matter of how it'll get to the postseason (it has gone to bowls in 19 consecutive seasons), but rather how good the postseason will be for the Hokies. Games at...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 3:32 PM
For the second time in three games this season, Virginia Tech’s offense stalled repeatedly in scoring position and failed in short yardage.
“We moved the ball all day,” quarterback Logan Thomas said after Saturday’s 35-17 loss...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:56 PM
It’s West Virginia week. Does it feel like a rivalry game, Terps fans?
My story for tomorrow’s paper talks about the West Virginia-Maryland series. I asked Mountaineers coach Dana Holgorsen about the rivalry, and he said it still matters....
| Sep 19, 2012
Initial reactions to Notre Dame's partial ACC membership were provincial, predictable and understandable.
Could the Fighting Irish affect my favorite team's bowl destination? Even worse, could they cost my school a bowl bid? And just how much of the ACC'...