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  • Virginia Tech avoids self-destruction in 17-16 upset win at No. 19 Duke

     Virginia Tech avoids self-destruction in 17-16 upset win at No. 19 Duke
    DURHAM, N.C. — When you're two losses from oblivion, and barely clinging to bowl hopes like Virginia Tech was heading into Saturday's game at No. 19 Duke, winning with style points doesn't factor into the equation. So, after Tech's 17-16 upset...
  • Virginia Tech survives 'bipolar situation' in upset of Duke

    DURHAM, N.C. — Virginia Tech's hopes imploded Saturday, as they often have this season, with a dumpster fire the Hokies ignited, Michael Brewer throwing a brutal, third-quarter interception that begged Duke for the dagger. But then the game turned...
  • Duke football proving it's not a one-hit wonder

    Duke football proving it's not a one-hit wonder
    The metrics screamed Duke. Forget Miami and Virginia Tech's pedigree, Georgia Tech's consistency and North Carolina's potential. The Blue Devils returned the ACC Coastal Division's best football team in 2014 and should have been preseason favorites....
  • Polar opposite seasons for efficient Duke, mistake-prone Virginia Tech

      Turnovers, penalties and missed field goals often deflate teams and derail seasons. Ditto opponents’ sacks and long plays. One glance at those numbers reveals why Duke is 8-1 and Virginia Tech 4-5 entering their game Saturday at Wallace Wade...
  • Loss of Jonathan McLaughlin makes Virginia Tech even thinner heading into Duke game

    BLACKSBURG — Though some semblance of optimism about Virginia Tech's chances of extending its bowl streak to 22 consecutive seasons still prevails among players and coaches in Blacksburg, starting right tackle Jonathan McLauglin's injury status isn'...
  • Muschamp: Nothing's changed with former Gators defensive tackle Leon Orr

    Muschamp: Nothing's changed with former Gators defensive tackle Leon Orr
    Defensive tackle Leon Orr will not be returning the Florida Gators after a dispute with coaches led Orr to leave Nashville Saturday and return to Gainesville by bus. Coach Will Muschamp said he has not spoken to Orr since the bizarre incident, one the...
  • Leal's pursuit of a 'dream job' leads him to leave Virginia Tech early

    Though Virginia Tech’s coaches didn’t see Mark Leal’s early departure coming, Tech is ready to move on with inexperienced Brenden Motley as its top backup quarterback. Leal, who has been the Hokies’ No. 2 quarterback for the...
  • Virginia Tech backup QB Mark Leal decides to leave the program to pursue "professional opportunity"

    In one of the most surprising developments of Virginia Tech's disappointing football season, senior quarterback Mark Leal has decided to leave the program to pursue “a professional opportunity,” according to a statement from Tech's athletic...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 9/27 log (updated Thursday AM)

    7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Everton at Liverpool.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    Highlights: North Carolina football.--MASN 9 a.m.    Softball: April 2006: Bethel vs. Hampton.--LSC 48 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; taped at Winston-Salem...
  • Virginia Tech nation's worst in allowing long rushing plays

    Virginia Tech’s gifted-but-flawed defense, indeed its spiraling 2014 season, can be abridged by the following sequences from Saturday’s 33-31 home loss to Boston College. On an Eagles first-and-10 midway through the second quarter, Hokies...
  • Improvement not enough as Virginia Tech loses to Boston College

    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech improved Saturday. The Hokies were far better on offense, marginally so on defense. Most revealing, about resolve rather than talent, they traded haymakers with one of the ACC's most physical teams. But Boston College'...