| May 31, 2013
| 8:14 AM
A year after his celebrated transfer from Alabama, quarterback Phillip Sims’ Virginia career is finished, his time here marked by distraction and disappointment rather than victories and touchdowns.
For this Sims has no one to blame but himself....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Florida State will seize a third consecutive ACC football championship in 2014. Bold statement there, ey? Almost as risky as forecasting shenanigans among judges at the Winter Olympics figure skating competition next month.
Where a handicapper really...
| Nov 10, 2013
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Virginia had lost by more than 20 points three times during this dismal football season. But given the caliber of opponent, those setbacks could be partially rationalized.
Saturday's can not.
North Carolina, an average team...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:44 AM
Virginia forced North Carolina into four third-and-longs in the first quarter Saturday. The Tar Heels converted each en route to a two-touchdown cushion and 45-14 victory.
“Those are critical points to get off the field and extend the drives,&...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Last week Logan Thomas became the first quarterback in Virginia Tech history to pass for 300-plus yards in two consecutive games. Do I hear three?
Here are several reasons to like Thomas’ chances Saturday against Maryland:
First and foremost,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Returning to practice after a late-season off week, Virginia football coach Mike London had to get a few questions answered early this week.
With his team slogging its way through a 2-8 season and a seven-game losing streak, London wanted to know if...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Just 19 months after it was first tossed out, Mel Kiper's prediction that NFL general managers would one day get googly-eyed over Virginia Tech's Logan Thomas and make him a top five draft pick seems ridiculous.
Of course, after just one season as a...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:35 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Virginia’s season-long struggle with turnovers took a particularly nasty turn Saturday, as the Cavaliers gave up 28 points on three interceptions and a fumble recovery in a 45-26 loss to Miami that kept them winless in...
| Nov 26, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia hasn't won a football game in more than two months and hasn't beaten Virginia Tech in 10 years. The Cavaliers rank last among ACC teams in turnover margin, and for the first time this season coach Mike London's...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:55 PM
BLACKSBURG — Though linebacker Tariq Edwards still stung from Virginia Tech's overtime loss Nov. 16 to Maryland, a fan who bumped into Edwards over the weekend during a shopping trip forced him to move on.
While cruising the aisles in Wal-Mart,...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Since Virginia Tech started its nine-game winning streak against Virginia, double-digit victories have been standard operating procedure. But the two seasons the Cavaliers managed to keep the margin within nail-biting range involved some shenanigans under...