| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Maryland women's basketball star Alyssa Thomas has been named to the U.S. women's national team's 33-player pool for the 2014 world championships and 2016 Olympics.
The two-time Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year attended a U.S. minicamp in...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd thrived during his four years in the Atlantic Coast Conference, breaking the conference record with 102 career touchdown passes.
Boyd passed for 3,851 yards, 34 touchdowns and 11 interceptions last season and was named all-...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:59 PM
To Maryland football fans he was "The Rifleman," a blond quarterback with a slingshot arm who broke school passing records and led the Terps to signature wins in the 1960s. How hard did Dick Shiner throw? Once, in practice, his peg struck a teammate in...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Dec. 7, 2002: "It felt like a dream out there," Navy quarterback Craig Candeto says after leading the Midshipmen past Army, 58-12, before an announced 78,672 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Candeto runs for six scores and passes for one as Navy...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Midway through November, Maryland had lost three straight games and it began to look as if the team might never pick up its sixth win and become bowl eligible.
The turnover-prone Terps had just lost at home to Syracuse, 20-3, in a game in which Maryland...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Auburn’s are-you-kidding-me upset of No. 1 Alabama on Saturday torched many a postseason projection but did not change Virginia Tech’s most likely destination: the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas.
The Hokies have not traveled to such a distant...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Imagine this scene at ACC world headquarters in late August: Closing the monthly staff meeting, commissioner John Swofford reveals that entering conference championship week, the ACC will have three teams with at least 10 victories, including the nation&...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Virginia Tech will make its first football trip west of Nebraska in 10 years Dec. 31 to play in the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas, against No. 17 UCLA.
Tech (8-4) is slated to make a bowl appearance for a 21st consecutive season, which is the second-...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Inconvenient travel and lurking Juarez danger aside, the Sun Bowl is a quality destination for Virginia Tech’s football program and part of a historically difficult postseason lineup for the ACC.
The Hokies’ Dec. 31 encounter with UCLA in El...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:24 AM
Sportsbooks say the run of SEC domination in BCS championship games ends this year.
Depending on which Vegas-based or offshore sportsbook you visit, undefeated, No. 1 Florida State is between a 7.5-point and 9-point favorite versus No. 2 Auburn. Reports...
| Dec 11, 2013
The most strident critics craved anarchy, a farewell overdose of controversy for the Bowl Championship Series. Come Sunday, however, after 15 weeks of unimaginable insanity, the most-deserving teams for the national title game were indisputable: Florida...