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  1. Hokies must end road woes to get six wins

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech is in a must-win situation as it heads to Boston College this weekend if it wants to keep its streak of 19 straight bowl games alive. The problem is that the Hokies are in the midst of another streak -- this one not so good. Virgi...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  2. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Another Miami AD is out. The Hokies have their work cut out for them in the Coastal Division. Georgia Tech's recruits aren't too scared of the Jackets' 2-3 start. Poor tackling has been at the heart of the problem for Al Groh's defense. Cle...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  3. Time to cut Logan Thomas some slack

    Heather Dinich

    It's Groundhog's Day in Blacksburg -- another year, another season of disgruntled Virginia Tech fans calling out the play calling. Reminder: Eight new starters on offense. Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas is not the problem. He's still a ...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  4. Beamer says mistakes are correctable

    Heather Dinich

    Two strengths that have helped define Virginia Tech's success in recent years -- a stingy defense and strong running game -- were instead part of the problem last week in the Hokies' loss to Pitt. It was an especially uncharacteristic performance ...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  5. Meet the ACC's coaching villain

    Heather Dinich

    In keeping with the theme this week of "coaches we love to hate," ESPN.com is looking for some villains today. The truth is, the ACC is comprised of a bunch of nice guys. (Maybe that's the problem.) Jim Grobe? The kind of guy you'd want to invi...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  6. Halftime: Richmond 10, Duke 7

    Heather Dinich

    For the third straight meeting, Richmond is giving Duke fits. A major part of the problem has been Duke's two lost fumbles, but the first half came to an end with a huge missed opportunity and poor clock management when the offense didn't stop the...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  7. ACC's 2011 Heisman hopefuls

    Heather Dinich

    Nah, it's never too early. The problem with this discussion is the unknown decisions of three key players -- NC State quarterback Russell Wilson, Clemson defensive end Da'Quan Bowers and Virginia Tech running back Ryan Williams. If any or all o...

    Blog | December 14, 2010
  8. Something's missing

    Heather Dinich

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Is this it? Is this the best the Atlantic Division has to offer? If it is, Virginia Tech can book its ticket to the Orange Bowl. Part of the problem is that NC State stole the show earlier this afternoon in one of the best gam...

    Blog | November 20, 2010
  9. UVA hanging on against Eastern Michigan

    Heather Dinich

    It wasn't supposed to be this close. Virginia leads Eastern Michigan, 24-21 in the third quarter. The problem is the Cavaliers are allowing too many big plays -- a 55-yard touchdown, a 31-yard touchdown, a 53-yard touchdown. Eastern Michigan hasn'...

    Blog | October 23, 2010
  10. Midseason report: Wake Forest

    Heather Dinich

    Wake Forest Demon Deacons Record: 2-4 (1-2 ACC) It wasn't replacing the winningest quarterback in school history that has been the problem for the Deacs, it was keeping all four of those replacements healthy. True freshman Tanner Price has prov...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  11. Did you know?

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich Here's your ACC 101 for this week: FUMBLE STATE U? You want to know the problem with Florida State and Maryland? Look no further than the NCAA statistics for fumbles lost. FSU and the Terps are tied for 1...

    Blog | October 01, 2009
  12. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich It's hard to believe this weekend starts the October schedule ... Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has done exactly what the fans have wanted him to so far offensively. The problem is, the Tigers are still getting...

    Blog | September 28, 2009
  13. Gophers need more than Westbrook

    Heather Dinich

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Texas is trying to defend Minnesota guard Lawrence Westbrook, really it is. But Westbrook is quick and can disappear easily. The problem for Minnesota? He's not enough right now, and the Golden Gophers have already used 12 players...

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2009
  14. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich The problem with this whole situation at Boston College is not that coach Jeff Jagodzinski would like to interview with the Jets, it's that he didn't let the athletic director know about it. This certain...

    Blog | January 06, 2009
  15. Miami's Shannon sending a message

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich Five suspended players seems like a lot. It would be, if any of them had committed any serious offenses, which they haven't. The folks at Miami are intent on changing their image. The problem is, coach Randy Shan...

    Blog | December 26, 2008
  16. Coastal Division: And then there were two

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich The Coastal Division race is now down to Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech. Two-thirds of the problem is now solved for Georgia Tech. With UNC and Virginia both losing today, the Yellow Jackets only need a Virginia Te...

    Blog | November 22, 2008