| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Frank Beamer writes poignantly and modestly, confesses about a broken promise, questions a rival’s recruiting and censures one of his most talented players. Those were my primary takeaways from “Let Me Be Frank — My Life At Virginia Tech...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Rare is the football season in which Virginia Tech and Virginia open with top-flight opponents. When the Cavaliers played No. 2 Notre Dame in 1989, the Hokies scheduled Akron. When Tech faced No. 1 Southern California in 2004, Virginia settled for Temple....
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:21 AM
Consider this admiration from afar. Admiration that a team wins when punting 13 times, gaining a meager 223 yards and losing the turnover battle. Wins from behind in wretched conditions thanks to a defense and special teams that required offseason...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:35 PM
It turns out the only major casualty from Virginia’s 19-16 win Saturday against Brigham Young was Cavaliers coach Mike London’s voice.
Losing his voice sometime in the third quarter didn’t cause any problems during the game, but it...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Opportunities like the one Virginia has Saturday against No. 2 Oregon don’t come often. In the last 18 seasons, U.Va. has played an opponent ranked first or second just once – and No. 1 Florida State got the best of the Cavaliers in that...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:07 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — David Watford doesn't even recognize the guy who didn't throw a single interception in 158 passes three years ago as a senior at Hampton High. That kid is gone.
He's been replaced by a man who's had to learn what it's like to...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Virginia ranked 98th nationally last season in sacks, among the reasons the Cavaliers fired their defensive coordinator and defensive line coach. The program’s most recent commitment for the 2014 recruiting class might well improve that tepid pass...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:42 AM
Clemson and Miami haven’t clashed on the football field since 2010 and aren’t scheduled to play again until 2015. Here’s forecasting they’ll meet in the interim – at the ACC championship game Dec. 7 in Charlotte, N.C.
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:34 AM
As we hinted in another blog Sunday morning, there was much, much more to our feature on Jimbo and Candi Fisher and the year that has passed since their announcement of son Ethan's diagnosis for the rare genetic blood disorder Fanconi anemia. Again, in...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Once again, courtesy of the fast typists at ASAP Sports, here's the transcript of Bill O'Brien's Tuesday press conference. Q. Can you give us an update on the injuries to Bill Belton and Stephon Morris and do you expect them......
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:06 AM
With no Johnny Manziel or two-time defending national champion, the ACC’s preseason football clambake Sunday and Monday is unlikely to match the SEC’s for headlines. But here are some questions that I hope are asked.