Hokies trying to end Heinz Field curse against surging Pitt
October 26, 2016 03:01PM EST
Nearly two months into the season, the ACC Coastal Division is still searching for clarity. Virginia Tech and Pitt will have a chance to provide some when the 25th-ranked Hokies (5-2, 3-1) face the Panthers (5-2, 2-1) on Thursday night. ''It's going to be a game of kind of we're in the mix in this division and it's going to be a championship-caliber football game,'' said Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster.
John Tortorella pushes for Blue Jackets speed after USA World Cup flameout
October 26, 2016 03:00PM EST
OCTOBER 22: John Tortorella, head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets watches the action from the bench against the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center on October 22, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. Tortorella had just come back from the World Cup of Hockey where his Team USA squad went winless and flamed out in disappointing fashion. The goal for Tortorella was to push his team to prepare for an up-tempo style that relied on speed.
DeMarcus Ware returns to practice Wednesday
October 26, 2016 02:52PM EST
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- DeMarcus Ware returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since breaking his right forearm in a game on Sept. 18.