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    Brewer and Hokies win opener vs. William and Mary

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:53:49 GMT
    JIMMY ROBERTSONAssociated PressBLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Michael Brewer threw for 251 yards with two touchdown passes, and Virginia Tech beat William Mary 34-9 in the season-opener for both teams on Saturday.Brewer, a transfer from Texas Tech, completed 23 of 30 passes, including touchdown passes of 13 yards to Isaiah Ford and 8 yards to Bucky Hodges.Virginia Tech pulled away by scoring on three straight drives and four...
    JIMMY ROBERTSONAssociated PressBLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Michael Brewer threw for 251 yards with two touchdown passes, and Virginia Tech beat William Mary 34-9 in the season-opener for both teams on Saturday.Brewer, a transfer from Texas Tech, completed 23 of 30 passes, including touchdown passes of 13 yards to Isaiah Ford and 8 yards to Bucky Hodges.Virginia Tech pulled away by scoring on three straight drives and four...
  • North Cross looks strong against VES

    North Cross looks strong against VES

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-30 21:00:03 GMT
    WSLS's 1st and 10 extended over in to Saturday during week one of the high school football season. North Cross hosted Virginia Episcopal in a game dominated by the Raiders. The Raiders defense was hungry all game long, and the Bishops quaretback Paddy Cotter didn't have much time to get things done in the pocket. The raiders showed off many of their offensive threats, with Maurice Garrison, Dre Colston, Justin Wright ...
    WSLS's 1st and 10 extended over in to Saturday during week one of the high school football season. North Cross hosted Virginia Episcopal in a game dominated by the Raiders. The Raiders defense was hungry all game long, and the Bishops quaretback Paddy Cotter didn't have much time to get things done in the pocket. The raiders showed off many of their offensive threats, with Maurice Garrison, Dre Colston, Justin Wright ...
  • UCLA scrapes by over UVA

    UCLA scrapes by over UVA

    Saturday, August 30 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-08-30 20:52:48 GMT
    HANK KURZ Jr.AP Sports WriterCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - UCLA scored three defensive touchdowns before Brett Hundley led them on a critical second-half scoring drive and the No. 7 Bruins escaped Virginia 28-20 in the opener for both teams Saturday.Hundley, widely regarded as one of the nation's top quarterbacks, was harassed all day by Virginia's pressure defense, and made the biggest play of the day for UCLA with his...
    HANK KURZ Jr.AP Sports WriterCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - UCLA scored three defensive touchdowns before Brett Hundley led them on a critical second-half scoring drive and the No. 7 Bruins escaped Virginia 28-20 in the opener for both teams Saturday.Hundley, widely regarded as one of the nation's top quarterbacks, was harassed all day by Virginia's pressure defense, and made the biggest play of the day for UCLA with his...

     The Sprint Cup series rolled in to the Irish Hills of Michigan Sunday for 400 miles of 200-plus mile per hour action.  If you were to ask just about anybody in the garage area who the favorites were going in to this weekend they would have named just about any one of Rick Hendrick's four drivers.  But little did they know that all four teams luck would run out at different stages in the race.

    Shortly after the green flag fell, Jeff Gordon spun and hit the wall trying to avoid Bobby Labonte--that would ruin the day for the 24.  A little while later Kasey Kahne would blow a right front tire while leading the race.  He hit the wall hard, and that number 5 Chevy would be out of contention. Dale Jr would also have a strong car, but the motor would prove to be the week point as he blew up while leading on lap 129.    And lastly 5-time,  the man with the golden horseshoe--surely he could close on race leader Greg Biffle. But as fate would have it the last remaining Hendrick threat would blow a tire with 3 to go,  and the Biff would coast to the win.

Here is a look at the points standings with Jimmie still out in front. He is 31 points in front of Carl Edwards.  Kevin Harvick is up a spot to 4th, 62 points back. Dale Jr falls to 7th place after he blew up, and 'smoke' rounds out your top 10, 121 points out of first place.

 

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