1. Virginia Tech Hokies' Basketball Signees for 2013 Bring Promise

    First year head coach James Johnson has started his debut season winning on the court, as well as impressing off of it...

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  2. Logan Thomas and the Virginia Tech Hokies Need a New Mindset

    Quarterback Logan Thomas was visibly upset in the waning moments of Virginia Tech's disheartening 30-12 loss to the Miami Hurricanes last Thursday...

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  3. Virginia Tech Smashed by Pittsburgh Panthers but Not 'Upset'

    Virginia Tech was absolutely dominated by the Pittsburgh Panthers Saturday, a team that entered the game with an 0-2 record that included a loss to Youngstown State of the FCS. To say the No...

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  4. D.J. Coles Injury: Virginia Tech Receiver to Miss Rest of Season

    Virginia Tech head athletic trainer Mike Goforth announced Thursday that senior wide receiver D.J. Coles will miss the remainder of the season following an knee injury in the opening victory over Georgia Tech, according to the Washington Post ...

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  5. Why Seth Greenberg Deserved Better from Virginia Tech

    Seth Greenberg was fired Monday during a bizarre press conference that was scheduled before the coach was even notified that his “contract had been terminated...

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  6. Virginia Tech Fires Head Men's Basketball Coach Seth Greenberg

    Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver announced today that the school has terminated the contract of men's basketball coach Seth Greenberg . Greenberg's firing was originally reported by the Daily Press of Newport News, Va...

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  7. New York Giants' Eli Manning Joins My List of NFL Man Crushes

    A full week has elapsed following the Super Bowl , and we’re now at a safe distance to begin looking at what happened in the last football game of the NFL season we were apparently lucky to have...

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  8. 2011 Bowl Games: Virginia Tech Heads Back to Sugar Bowl

    I never thought I’d say this, but thank goodness for the BCS system. I’m not talking about the massively flawed computer metric that spits out the top two teams and then leaves everyone guessing about the method...

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  9. Turning Up the Media Heat on LeBron James

    Self-inflicted or not, the backlash experienced by the Miami Heat is just as unprecedented as the lineup they assembled in South Beach. Most of the jabs and open criticisms are being hurled at LeBron James...

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  10. Virginia Tech Hokies Forward J.T. Thompson Out for Season With Torn ACL

    Virginia Tech's basketball team has been dealt yet another difficult blow. Senior forward J.T. Thompson tore his ACL in a pick-up game monday and will now miss the season following surgery...

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  11. Virginia Tech Football: Welcome To 1998?

    Six days, two Hokie losses. If your brain can’t fully wrap itself around that, fear not, you aren’t alone...

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  12. Southern Conference: The Original Super Conference

    As French novelist Alphonse Karr once pointed out, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” Such is true in the world of college football...

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  13. Tyrod Taylor Versus the ACC Competition: How Does Virginia Tech's QB Measure Up?

    The ACC gets a bad rap in football. There are plenty of talented teams, and some tremendous players on all of them. There are a handful of top flight quarterbacks in the conference and Virginia Tech's Tyrod Taylor may just be the best of them...

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  14. Virginia Tech Hokies Spring Football: A Look At the Offense

    The talent pool at Virginia Tech has always been deep under Frank Beamer, but this may be his best group of offensive skill players ever. Senior quarterback Tyrod Taylor returns after his first full season as a starter...

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  15. Virginia Tech Hokies' Season Over, but Seth Greenberg Will Return

    Virginia Tech's postseason run in the NIT once again fell a game short of reaching the final group after the Hokies lost to Rhode Island 79-72 Wednesday in Blacksburg...

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  16. Virginia Tech Hopes to Regroup Against Quinnipiac: NIT Round 1

    Sure it's tough to forecast results for the NCAA tournament, but it might be even more difficult to predict the NIT. Motivation and handling emotions are the big intangibles at work in the National Invitation Tournament...

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  17. Virginia Tech Heads Back to NIT Thanks to Weak Non-Conference Slate

    The Hokies learned their postseason fate was once again a spot in the NIT, as Tech was left out of the NCAA Tournament field of 65 Sunday. Tech earned the somewhat dubious honor of being named a No...

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  18. ACC Tournament Preview: How Will the Hokies Fare?

    The ACC Tournament is always wide-open, but this year things could get even crazier than normal. If ever there was a season for an underdog to make some noise, this is it...

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  19. Hokies Eye Victory Against Jackets in Regular-Season Finale

    It's extremely difficult in college basketball to win on the road when the opponent is honoring their senior players, just ask N.C. State...

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  20. Virginia Tech Faces Crucial ACC Game Against N.C. State

    The first week of March is not the time to be breaking out of a slump, but that's essentially the situation faced by Virginia Tech...

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  21. Tiger Woods and the Media Circus

    Tiger Woods was fully aware that when he broke his nearly three-month long silence, there would be a media firestorm surrounding his comments. Though I'm not sure ever he could have predicted this...

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  22. Hokies Forward Jeff Allen: A Marked Man?

    Jeff Allen has, in many ways, become a case study in frustration for Hokie fans. His basketball pedigree is outstanding, having played at powerhouse Dematha High School, Oak Hill Academy, and Hargrave Military Academy...

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  23. Virginia Tech Signing Day 2010: Same Old Story For the Hokies

    Recruiting rankings mean only so much. We hear that every year. No program however exemplifies the adage better than Virginia Tech. Under Frank Beamer, the Hokies have had scores of players come through the program that were NFL talents...

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  24. 2010 Senior Bowl: Ed Wang Improving His Stock

    It's been an interesting road to this point for Ed Wang. The 6'5", 309-pound senior tackle from Virginia Tech is hoping to improve his draft stock this week in Mobile and may be doing just that...

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  25. 2010 NFL Draft: A Look at Virginia Tech's Opponents

    The Hokies played one of the most difficult schedules in school history during the 2009-2010 season. Every non-conference opponent made a bowl game as did three ACC foes, and that success can be attributed to the talent on the field...

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