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Past articles by Aaron:

Aaron McFarling: Virginia Tech wants 'champion brand' that won't come cheap

Virginia Tech is looking to upgrade its athletics programs with more financial support from donors. → Read More

For Virginia Tech's Divine Deablo of Winston-Salem, the ‘devil’ made dad do it

A Hokies football smorgasbord involving great names, restaurant feasts and Virginia pride. → Read More

Hokies basketball players faking it until they make it

BLACKSBURG — “Pseudo-basketball” can only take them so far, and the Virginia Tech Hokies know it. → Read More

McFarling: Hendrick drivers no longer invincible

CHARLOTTE — Traditionally, Hendrick Motorsports goes last. NASCAR officials know the deal. If they want to keep reporters around for the duration of the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour — particularly if a winter storm is on the way — they’d better have a heavy hitter batting cleanup. → Read More

Travis' Greatest Hits -- Vol. 1

We've been blessed to have a community of great commenters on this blog. In the interest of lightening the mood a bit, here's a sampling of some of Travis Williams' golden takes over the past three months (note the diversity): → Read More

Wild, wonderful Bubba Watson at home in W.Va.

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — At least according to one billboard on the Interstate 64 corridor, Bubba Watson is as much a West Virginian now as Jerry West. → Read More

Mookie Betts inspires current Salem Red Sox players

Salem Red Sox pitcher Pat Light frequently tells the story of the day he saw everything come together for Mookie Betts. → Read More

Northside keeper delivers on offense as boys, girls notch shutouts

Just like he did as a place kicker for Northside’s state-champion football team last fall, Zach Large always aims for the middle of the uprights. He takes every set piece near midfield for the Vikings boys soccer team, despite having to venture well away from his normal realm as a goalkeeper. → Read More

McFarling: Straight from the horse’s or hawk’s mouth: Fox, Carroll show mastery of coachspeak

By Friday, they are punch-drunk. Both coaches in the Super Bowl have been asked every question imaginable — many of them multiple times — and have very little left to say. → Read More