Sports on Earth | Virginia Tech future depends on offense Read the Story
Will Virginia Tech's offense have any ability to move the ball in 2014? The question will tell us a lot about the future of the program and the staying power of Frank Beamer, who has done so much for so long for Hokies football but may finally be running out of answers.
So what if Johnny Loyd hadn't run around on a football field since the fall of 2009, when he was a senior at Bishop Gorman High in Las Vegas? Oregon's receiving corps needed depth, and Tony Sanchez, the head coach at Bishop Gorman, vouched for Loyd, who had just finished his basketball career as a point guard for the Ducks. Oregon wide receivers coach Matt Lubick was sold.
espnW | Romero's bat has bite Read the Story
In not many more seconds than is required for a sharp intake of breath, Michigan All-American Sierra Romero lined a home run in the third inning of a game Sunday against Minnesota. It's a reminder that the 5-foot-5 Romero never has been and never will be a singles hitter. She's just a hitter. One of the best there is.