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Beamer tries to keep focus entirely on Virginia Tech's opener against No. 1 Ohio State

Beamer tries to keep focus entirely on Virginia Tech's opener against No. 1 Ohio State

BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer had a few items on his agenda at Monday's news conference before his team's Sept. 7 opener against No. 1 Ohio State. Talk up the Buckeyes, chew the fat about his Hokies, pass along condolences to the grieving folks at WDBJ Channel 7. Providing further insight into the situation regarding an internal football program system of fining players for transgressions on and off the field, which was revealed and promptly ended last week, didn't make Beamer's list. He briefly acknowledged an inquiry regarding the fines, but otherwise, his mindset about the topic was apparent. "I think (Tech athletic director) Whit...

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