| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:16 AM
Logan Thomas never missed a chance this season to hail Scot Loeffler as a strategist and teacher, and indeed, Loeffler’s first year as Virginia Tech’s offensive coordinator had its moments. For instance:
With Thomas passing for 366 yards...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:54 AM
Virginia Tech football players, coaches and fans are rightfully disappointed in the last two seasons. The Hokies were 15-11 combined and finished outside the national polls in consecutive years for the first time since 1991 and ’92.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Virginia and Virginia Tech fans barely will have finished their second helping of Thanksgiving Day vittles before the Black Friday kickoff in next season's installment of the annual football rivalry.
The unique Friday, Nov. 28 date of the U.Va.-Tech...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Cincinnati athletic director Whit Babcock, an adept fundraiser accustomed to hiring a marquee coach, is Virginia Tech’s choice to guide the Hokies’ sports programs, sources said Friday.
An introductory news conference is planned next week....
| Feb 6, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Quin Blanding announced his decision to play college football at Virginia nearly a year ago. Safe to say, much has transpired since.
Chief among the developments: the Cavaliers' 2-10 record last season, their worst since 1981,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:23 PM
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech football owns the nation’s second-longest bowl streak, while the athletics department, unlike many peers, operates in the black. The Hokies are attaining new heights in the Directors Cup all-sports standings and rank...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:55 PM
ATLANTA — What a tremendous break it was that the hotel I checked into did not have cable access to Thursday night's USC game at Hawaii.
It meant not having to watch a game most Trojans fans probably turned off.
It freed my remote to explore the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:20 PM
ATLANTA -- Christion Jones became the first Alabama player since at least the 1940s to have two returns for touchdowns, Vinnie Sunseri brought back an interception for another TD, and the top-ranked Crimson Tide overcame a sluggish offensive performance...
| 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 16, 2013
| 5:04 PM
BLACKSBURG — The odds of Virginia Tech making Maryland's C.J. Brown look like all-conference material seemed slim. After all, this was senior day in Lane Stadium, and an improved outlook in the topsy-turvy ACC Coastal Division was on the line....
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:35 PM
After seeing what a handful of negative plays can do to an offense in losses to Duke and Boston College, Virginia Tech's 27-24 overtime loss was a lesson in what happens when a team doesn't do enough with opportunities or gets chances taken away from it....