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I’ve got an unpleasant set of OXVT infographics that I’ve been sitting on for a couple months.

At the end of the academic year, I asked OX to produce infographics showing how the major sports at Virginia Tech — football, men’s and women’s basketball, and baseball — have fared since Virginia Tech entered the ACC in 2004-05.

What the infographics show is that in 2014-15, Virginia Tech’s major sports collectively had their worst performance ever in the ACC.

OX put a lot of time in on the infographics, and after I received them, I thought: Well … now what? Who wants to see this? What’s the title of the article that accompanies these?

“We suck”? Or perhaps the softer, more clever, “We have met the enemy, and he is us”?

So I sat on the infographics, because they’re not something that will make anyone feel any better about … anything. But as we get set to embark on athletic competition for the 2015-16 academic year, it’s

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