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Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer gets close victory in final game

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Virginia Tech sent longtime coach Frank Beamer out a winner Saturday night as the Hokies held on for a wild Independence Bowl victory. The Hokies won 55-52 over a Tulsa team that would not go away. It made for one of the highest-scoring, wackiest bowl games of the season. Virginia Tech scored 45 points in the first half alone, taking a two-touchdown lead into the second half. It was 52-37 going into the fourth quarter. Tulsa scored the final 15…

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Rivalry week not fun for home fans

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Home cooking was not being served during Rivalry Week 2015. No. 13 Florida State’s 27-2 victory over No. 12 Florida in the Swamp was one of several games where the road team came in and defeated their arch rivals on their home field. Florida’s opponent in next week’s SEC Championship Game also won on the road. The second-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide posted a solid, 29-13 victory over Auburn on the Tigers’ home turf at Jordan-Hare Stadium. No. 8 Ohio State…

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