12:27 PM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
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Preview: 5 things to know for Va. Tech-Boston College

Virginia Tech takes the field Saturday against Boston College in desperate need of a rebound.

Macho Harris and Shawn Lemon find opportunities in the CFL

CALGARY — The tunnel of reserve Canadian Football League players had stretched from the end zone to midfield at McMahon Stadium, and the public address announcer first introduced Shawn Lemon to run through it. “Starting for the Calgary Stampeders,” he said, “at defensive end, No. 40…” Lemon charged forward. He is a breakout star this season, leading the CFL in forced fumbles, and each one inched the Waldorf, Md., native closer to both his current dream of winning a championship and the ultimate one of reaching the NFL. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Oct 29, 2014

ACC preview: Playing the spoiler

Florida State will face one of the toughest challenges remaining on their schedule as they head to Louisville. Can the Cardinals pull off the upset?

Virginia Tech football players are soul-searching as scrutiny of Frank Beamer rises

BLACKSBURG, Va. —Virginia Tech wide receiver Willie Byrn sat through the motivational messages delivered by other seniors in recent weeks. They sounded good in theory — the Hokies would work harder and play with more purpose, all in the name of ensuring this group wouldn’t become the one remembered for tainting the built-up tradition of this proud program. Read full article >>

After 2 losses, Hokies say short break was good

A few extra days to get ready for Saturday’s game against Boston College was just what offensive lineman David Wang needed after the Hokies’ back-to-back Thursday night losses to Pittsburgh and Miami. Now Wang and his teammates hope the extra time helps them get their season back on track. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Oct 28, 2014

Uncertainty under center for Virginia Tech and Virginia

After humiliating losses for both Virginia Tech and Virginia, will either team make a switch at quarterback?

Williams’ first Hokies team: Small and young

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Buzz Williams’ arrival at Virginia Tech came amid an exodus of players, stripping the program of talent that probably would have given him a better chance to show progress in his first season as the coach. Read full article >>

Virginia Tech puzzled, not panicked, over unraveling football season

The gut reaction, expressed by many Virginia Tech fans in the four days since a 30-6 loss to Miami, was to question the direction of the entire football program. It was the second straight week in which the Hokies looked feeble on a nationally televised Thursday night game, once a hallmark of the team’s climb to national prominence over the past two decades. With a 4-4 record, Virginia Tech’s 21-year bowl streak is now in jeopardy for the second time in three years. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Oct 26, 2014

CFB winners and losers: Death Valley lives

LSU showed Ole Miss there's still reason to fear Death Valley,Minnesota gets embarrassed and Lane Kiffin leaves Knoxville victorious. Catch up on another great week of college football action.

Panthers host Yellow Jackets in pivotal ACC game

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh can bring the jumbled ACC Coastal Division into slightly better focus on Saturday against Georgia Tech. Or the Yellow Jackets can snap a two-game losing streak and turn an already murky division race into something borderline unrecognizable. Read full article >>

Hokies fumble away chances in loss to Miami

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer tried to focus on the positive, talking about the second-half comeback that could have been had the Hokies not been so consistent about fumbling the ball away. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Oct 23, 2014

Miami manhandles Virginia Tech, 30-6

The Hurricanes outgained Virginia Tech 255-36 in the first half in taking a 24-0 lead, then took the ball away on the Hokies' first three drives of the second half.

Virginia Tech drubbed at home against Miami, fall 30-6 for second straight loss

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech’s players, coaches and fans came dressed in maroon, the first sellout crowd of the season hopeful the return of an annual rite of passage — a Thursday night game at Lane Stadium — would goad the Hokies into resembling the team that once racked up 10-win seasons with ease. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Oct 23, 2014

Preview: 5 things to know for Virginia Tech-Miami

Exit light, enter night, enter the Hokies. It's time for Thursday night football in Blacksburg!

Virginia Tech and Miami enter Thursday night game unranked and seeking a turnaround

Before the 2014 season began, and before the Virginia Tech football team reset everyone else’s expectations with a surprising upset at Ohio State last month, Virginia Tech Coach Frank Beamer always figured this version of the Hokies would go through growing pains. There were too many variables, too many newcomers at key positions, to predict anything but unpredictability. Read full article >>