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Smarter Driver: New thinking on driver distraction

38 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

Brian Cooley runs down new research by the IIHS and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute on driver distraction and what causes it.

Ohio State Football: What the Buckeyes Should Be Thankful for in 2014

Thanksgiving is a time for people to reflect on the good things in their lives, and for Ohio State fans, there are a number of reasons to be incredibly grateful. Since losing in a shocking 35-21 upset to Virginia Tech in Week 2, Urban Meyer has the Buckeyes playing as well as any team in the country. Show More Summary

Virginia Tech-Wake Forest is officially the worst game of the year

Nobody wants to win this game. Nobody. Virginia Tech and Wake Forest took #goacc to previously unforeseen levels Saturday afternoon, remaining scoreless through four quarters. Arkansas State vs. Florida Atlantic in 2005 was the lastShow More Summary

Miami Football: Clash with Virginia Begins Show-Me Stretch for Al Golden

The Miami Hurricanes blasted a pair of conference opponents in Virginia Tech and North Carolina, and are starting to show signs of significant improvement compared to the 18-point season-opening loss to Louisville. Following a bye week, Al Golden's team proved it actually belonged on the same field as Florida State for the first time since 2009. Show More Summary

The other big thing Ohio State's Playoff run has to overcome

Besides losing to Virginia Tech. In the Big Ten game of the year, Ohio State scored 49 points on Michigan State in East Lansing. Michigan State had not allowed that many in a Big Ten game since a November 2008 trip to Penn State in Mark Dantonio's second year. Show More Summary

Virginia Tech Football: What the Hokies Have to Do to Salvage a Bowl Berth

At 4-5, the Virginia Tech Hokies are off to one of their worst starts since the 1992 season. That also happened to be the last time the Hokies failed to play in a bowl game. While the Hokies have struggled this season, it's not exactly uncharted territory for Tech. Show More Summary

Virginia Tech Football: The 5 Most Telling Stats for the Hokies This Season

Numbers never lie. And for the Virginia Tech Hokies, numbers tell the story of why Tech is 4-5 on the season and facing an uphill battle to be bowl-eligible for the 22nd consecutive season. As the losses continue to mount, Virginia Tech's...Show More Summary

Packed With Fat And Sugar

Roberto A. Ferdman flags some research on children’s lunches: A new study (pdf) carried out by researchers at Virginia Tech concluded that preschoolers and kindergartners tend to eat healthier lunches when the food is chosen by their school, not their parents. The study, which surveyed more than 1,300 lunches at three schools in Virginia, found […]

2015 Recruits Who Are Impacted by Virginia Tech's Disappointing Season

A Virginia Tech program muddled in mediocrity for the majority of this decade is enduring a disappointing 2014 campaign that turned south in October with three consecutive conference losses. The Hokies, who improved to 2-0 by upsetting...Show More Summary

Virginia Tech: YAF Violated 'Principle of the Common Humanity,' So No More Funding

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The Young Americans for Freedom chapter at Virginia Tech stands accused of violating the university's "Principles of Community"—specifically, the "principle of the common humanity"—because it hosted an event about illegal immigration. YAF...Show More Summary

Ohio State Football: Can Minnesota Spoil the Buckeyes' Playoff Hopes?

After Ohio State fell to Virginia Tech in Week 2, it took two months, a handful of blowouts and a convincing victory over Michigan State for Urban Meyer's squad to truly re-enter the College Football Playoff race. The Buckeyes, who ascended six spots to No. Show More Summary

The Pac-12's Surprise Best Coach?, Oregon on the Rise

They arrived with fanfare and credentials: Jim Mora from the NFL, Rich Rodriguez and Mike Leach intent on repeating their program-building from West Virginia and Texas Tech and Sonny Dykes bringing his up-tempo offense from Louisiana Tech. When Todd Graham arrived at Arizona State, it was under a cloud. Show More Summary

Virginia Tech vs. Duke Complete Game Preview

The Virginia Tech Hokies return to the field on Saturday as they head to Durham, North Carolina, to face No. 19 Duke. The Hokies (4-5, 1-4 in conference play) are coming off three straight losses and are in danger of missing a bowl game...Show More Summary

Student Group Loses Funding Because of Conservative Values

In the wake of a standing room only event with conservative leader Bay Buchanan on the topic of immigration, the Virginia Tech Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) Chapter has been informed that they will not receive funding for the next two semesters. Show More Summary

Local college soccer roundup

We begin with the women because the 64-team NCAA tournament field will be announced today at 4:30 p.m. ET on NCAA.com Virginia, the ACC runner-up after falling to Florida State for the second time, and Virginia Tech, which has been nationally ranked all season, will receive at-large berths. Georgetown is on the bubble after losing […]

Schools are packing better lunches for preschoolers than parents

It might be time to reconsider the lunchbox. A new study (pdf) carried out by researchers at Virginia Tech concluded that preschoolers and kindergartners tend to eat healthier lunches when the food is chosen by their school, not their parents. The study, which surveyed more than 1,300 lunches at three schools in Virginia, found that parents frequently pack […]

Wake Forest punter accidentally downs ball before punting it

Via ESPN Time once again for our semi-weekly attempt to sum up an ACC team with a single image. A couple Thursdays ago, it was Virginia Tech punting to the borders of its own red zone. The Thursday before, it was a Virginia Tech drive...Show More Summary

Virginia Tech Football: 5 Things the Hokies Must Improve During the Bye Week

At 4-5 on the year, the Virginia Tech Hokies ' season is all but over. Sure, the Hokies could still win two of their next three games and go to a bowl for the 22nd consecutive season—second only to Florida State's current 35 in a row—but...Show More Summary

8 Awesome Research Projects At Virginia Tech, One Of The Top R&D Institutions In The U.S.

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