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Topic - Jim Weaver
Whit Babcock is fulfilling a lifelong dream by becoming the athletic director at Virginia Tech.
Babcock also has administrative experience at James Madison, Missouri and Auburn. Born in Lynchburg, he grew up in Harrisonburg and played baseball at James Madison.
Whit Babcock, the athletic director at Cincinnati since October 2011, will be the new AD at Virginia Tech.
Connecticut Athletic Director Warde Manuel says he is not a candidate for the same job at Virginia Tech.
Weaver revealed in 2008 that he is battling Parkinson's disease, and in recent years and has undergone four back surgeries and a hip replacement. He says he's due to have both of his hips replaced in the near future.
Tennessee and Virginia Tech will finally play a football game at Bristol Motor Speedway and expect to set a single-game football attendance record in what is being billed as the "Battle at Bristol."
Call it football in the fast lane, though it has nothing to do with those up-tempo-offenses.
Hughes, who is recovering from a heart attack on June 11, compiled a 222-174 in seven seasons in Blacksburg. The Hokies hosted a regional in the NCAA tournament for the first time this season, reaching the championship round before losing to Oklahoma.
Virginia Tech is in talks with Old Dominion about playing a football series, Hokies athletic director Jim Weaver said Friday, though the two sides do not have a contract or dates yet.
Suspended Virginia Tech placekicker Cody Journell's future with the Hokies is in the hands of athletic director Jim Weaver.
Virginia Tech chose James Johnson to replace Seth Greenberg as its men's basketball coach.
Virginia Tech fired basketball coach Seth Greenberg Monday after nine seasons of nearly permanent residence on the NCAA tournament bubble and massive staff turnover in recent years.
Seth Greenberg was fired as the men's basketball coach at Virginia Tech on Monday, a decision athletic director Jim Weaver said he and basketball administrator Tom Gabbard arrived at last week as they assessed the state of the program.
Virginia Tech kicker Cody Journell has been suspended indefinitely after being charged with breaking and entering.
The erasing has begun at Penn State, the kind of erasing dictatorships are so good at. The president is gone. The legendary football coach is gone. The athletic director and a vice president have resigned. Soon enough, they'll probably be taking down Joe Paterno's statue, though maybe not as roughly as the Iraqis took down Saddam's.
He also praised Weaver, who held the job for 16 years, for leaving the athletic program in good shape, and said Weaver will be paid for the final two years of his contract while serving as a consultant to incoming president Timothy Sands.
"I'm not leaving at all in defeat," he said. "I feel like it's the best thing for me and my family."