Virginia Tech

Trump pardons two Thanksgiving turkeys, jokes about killing Obama’s birds

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday joined the ranks of presidents to pardon turkeys ahead of Thanksgiving, granting Drumstick and Wishbone the turkey mercy in the Rose Garden.<p>Joined by first lady Melania Trump and son Barron, Trump said he was "pleased to report that unlike millions of …

Politics

Bama remains No. 1 as Miami, Clemson switch spots and OU stays at 4

After a week in which most ranked teams took care of business, there was very little movement in this week's College Football Playoff rankings as the …

College Football

College kid gets life in prison for killing dad, brother

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — A Virginia man who admitted to killing his father and brother and seriously injuring his mother has been sentenced to life in …

Crime

College football games, picks, odds, Week 13: Ohio State, UCF continue winning ways - CBSSports.com

This week's best bets include Ohio State-Michigan, South Florida-UCF and UNLV-Nevada<p>Each week, I will use this space to tell you what I think are a …

College Football

Virginia Tech pulls away from Houston Baptist

Houston Baptist gave Virginia Tech all it could handle before the Hokies broke open a close game in the second half and defeated the Huskies 99-73 on Tuesday as part of the 2K Classic at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va.<p>Justin Bibbs led the way for Virginia Tech (4-1) with 25 points, and Ahmed …

College Basketball

Lehigh's win over Michigan jumps Mountain Hawks into top five of USA Today/NWCA Division I Coaches Poll

Manheim, Pennsylvania -- Lehigh's 27-8 victory this past weekend over then-No. 4 Michigan shook up the top ten teams in this week's USA Today/NWCA …

College Basketball

Georgia Tech’s Matthew Jordan calling it a career

Georgia Tech quarterback Matthew Jordan will take part in the senior day ceremony prior to the team’s game against Georgia Saturday, meaning he …

Georgia Tech

USA Today Reveals New Bowl Projections For Week 13

USA Today has released updated bowl predictions.<p>We have updated bowl predictions.<p>USA Today’s Erick Smith has put out his latest round of bowl …

College Football

No. 24 Hokies looking for 14th straight 'W' against Virginia

No. 24 Virginia Tech (8-3, 4-3 ACC, CFP No. 25) at Virginia (6-5, 3-4), Friday, 8 p.m. ET (ESPN)<p>Line: Virginia Tech by 7.<p>Series record: Virginia Tech …

College Football

Elliott expects Williams-Brice to be loud and rowdy

CLEMSON – Tony Elliott expects Williams-Brice Stadium to have a loud and raucous environment Saturday night, but he also believes it’s nothing his …

Clemson Tigers

Local college basketball: UVa women hang on to beat Hampton

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Jocelyn Willoughby scored 15 points and Dominique Toussaint added 14 points and six assists to lead Virginia to a 66-62 win over …

College Basketball

"They said, I’m sorry, because you weren’t physically injured, you can’t go to the private events."

<b>Lisa Hamp, 31, Sterling, Virginia. Virginia Tech shooting, April 16, 2007.</b><p><i>Lisa Hamp was in the same building as the gunman on the day of the Virginia Tech shooting. She and her classmates pushed against the door of the room to keep him from entering. After the shooting, she tried to return to her</i> …

News (U.S.)

ESPN Lays Out The SEC’s “Disaster” Scenario

Here’s the disaster scenario for the SEC.<p>ESPN has laid out the “dream” and “disaster” College Football Playoff scenarios for each of the major …

Sports

Sizing up the latest with Gators head coaching search

Entering the final week of the season and their rivalry game with FSU, <b>the Florida Gators</b> have had a jump for almost a month on trying to find a new …

College & University

Watch Live: President Trump leads turkey pardoning at White House

As part of a time-honored tradition, President Trump will pardon his first Thanksgiving turkey this afternoon at the White House. The turkeys were raised in western Minnesota, and after the pardoning, the White House says the turkeys will join last year's lucky birds at "Gobblers Rest" at Virginia …

Thanksgiving

Virginia House Democrats outline bills on transparency and government reform

Following gain of at least 15 seats in the Virginia House of Delegates, Democrats are making government transparency the hallmark issue in the first …

Government

Unlike Virginia, Hokies love talking about The Streak

Only one side in the annual Virginia and Virginia Tech rivalry likes to talk about The Streak.<p>The No. 24 Hokies have won 13 in a row in the series, …

College Football

Behind Enemy Lines: Looking at UVa's game against the Hokies

The Clash for the Commonwealth Cup is only a few days away and there's plenty of folks excited to see Virginia Tech and UVa face off on Friday night …

College Basketball

ACC Power Rankings: Week 13

As the ACC has joined the SEC in SoCon Challenge week, Week 12 was not terribly interesting for the casual ACC fan.<p>For the more invested one, …

College Football

Miami puts 15-game streak on line at Pitt

Every time Miami ventures north of the Georgia-Florida line in November, it seems mandatory that the Hurricanes be forced to address the issue of …

College Football

AP All-America Watch: Va Tech LB Edmunds and Heisman winner

The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. This season, the AP released its first preseason …

College Football

AP College Football Poll 2017: Week 13 Rankings Unveiled for Top 25 Teams

A week after a handful of notable results left the Top 25 in shambles, there was a state of stasis over the Associated Press Top 25 following Saturday's action.<p>The top nine teams remain in place from last week, spearheaded by unquestioned No. 1 Alabama. Miami remains in the second spot with three …

College Football

Virginia is still the go-to state for criminals shopping for illegal guns

VIRGINIA’S STATUS as the go-to state for criminals shopping for illegal guns has been reaffirmed once again.<p>An investigation by Post reporters painstakingly chronicled the swift and terrible path of destruction wrought by one gun sold in Virginia on the streets of the District. Within a week of its …

Opinion

Turkeys arrive to D.C. to await Trump's pardon

Two turkeys arrived in D.C. today ahead of the 70th annual turkey pardon. According to the White House, the two turkeys were raised in Western …

U.S. Politics

Commits of the Week: Power Five commits from Nov. 13-19

There were just 18 commitments to Power Five schools this week, with Virginia Tech leading the way with three pledges. Here's a look at all the …

Miami Hurricanes vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Odds, Analysis, Betting Pick

The Miami Hurricanes own a huge advantage in the recent series with the Pittsburgh Panthers, winning 18 of the last 20 meetings outright, including 10 of the last 11, going 5-1 against the spread over the last six. Can Miami continue that dominance, remain undefeated on the season and cover two …

College Football

No. 9 Virginia Tech cruises past No. 17 Central Michigan, 26-6

BLACKSBURG – An evenly matched dual on paper turned into a dominant performance for No. 9 Virginia Tech as the Hokies (3-0) defeated No. 17 Central …

Team USA

Templeton Serves Up 8 Aces as Miami Sweeps Virginia Tech

The University of Miami volleyball team closed out the weekend with a convincing 3-0 win at Virginia Tech in the Cassell Coliseum Sunday …

Volleyball

ESPN Releases Week 12 ACC Power Rankings

Here are the rankings after 12 weeks.<p>Week 12 of the college football season is in the books. Let’s take a look at how the ACC is shaping up.<p>ESPN …

College Football

College Football Rankings 2017: Projected Top 25 after Week 12

After Week 12, how does the projected top 25 look for the College Football Rankings?<p>Week 12 was one of the college football season’s softest slate of …

College Football