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Jul
21
2014

ACC Media makes their picks for the ACC Championship Game and Player of the Year.

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The ACC Football media days have come to a close, and what picks have the ACC Media made? You can check out those picks at theACC.com. Ok no surprise that Florida State in the Atlantic Division pick, or that Jameis Winston was name Player of the Year. There were a couple of head scratchers though. …

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Jul
20
2014

John Swofford talks on a variety of topics at the #ACCKickoff including an ACC Channel, Maryland lawsuit, and more

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John Swofford hit on a lot of topics ACC fans were wondering about at the ACC Kickoff. A couple of things of interest… Here is a link to the entire transcript of Swofford’s introductory comments at the ACC Kickoff.  ACC Channel - It’s just matter of time Looking ahead, there’s not much of an update I have …

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Jul
20
2014

Final Thoughts on the 2014 British Open : Rory Mcilory continues march towards greatness with win.

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Rory Mcilory continues his march towards greatness with his win at the British Open. He becomes only 3rd man to win 3 majors by age 25. He joins Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods  in that category. That’s some pretty elite company to be in. Mcilory is already 3/4 of the way to a career grand …

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Jul
19
2014

Will Florida State’s rise cause a repeat of 1990s for ACC football?

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Do you remember the 1990s in the ACC? Florida State was an elite football program that started playing football the ACC in 1992. Georgia Tech had just won the national title in 1990. ACC football was going to be set for the next 20 years. Florida State did their part. The Seminoles won 2 National …

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Jul
19
2014

SEC Network signs carriage deal with Comcast and that’s good news for the ACC.

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Today the SEC finalized a carriage deal with Comcast, as reported by Sports Business Daily.  SEC Network landed its biggest fish Friday, announcing a long-term carriage deal with the country’s biggest distributor. Comcast will carry the channel at its Aug. 14 launch on its expanded basic tier within SEC territory and digital basic outside of …

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Jul
17
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports review the Spring and preview the Virginia Tech football team with @Treadmillhorse

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@HokieSmash and I @TalkinACCSports  next podcast is the school near and dear to @Hokiesmash‘s heart. We are pleased to have Virginia Tech grad and freelance blogger @treadmillhorse (Dan Caro) to help us preview the Hokies. We really appreciate @treadmillhorse for coming on the show and sharing his insights in Virginia Tech. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. …

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Jul
16
2014

Ranking the 5 best Cornerbacks in the ACC for 2014.

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There are some positions the ACC isn’t that deep, and there are some that are really strong. Cornerback in the ACC has as much talent as you’ll find anywhere in the country, and two ACC teams are loaded at that position. Let’s find out who… Previous and Upcoming Rankings Quarterbacks | Running Backs | Wide Recievers | …

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Jul
15
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports review the Spring and preview the North Carolina football team with @ztevans

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@HokieSmash and I @TalkinACCSports  keep the podcast previews going with the North Carolina football team. We are pleased to have UNC graduate @ztevans  (Zach Evans) to help us preview the Tar Heels. We really appreciate @ztevans for joining us and sharing his insights.  Please give Zach a follow on twitter. He’s always has something interesting to say. To download the audio file …

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Jul
15
2014

UNC grad @ztevans tells us about the Extra Life Fundraiser

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@ztevans (Zach Evans) recently joined @HokieSmash and myself @TalkinACCSports on our ACC Weekly Podcast show to preview the North Carolina football team. @ztevans had some great insights and it was a fun interview. At the end of the podcast Zach told us about a charity he’s supporting called Extra Life. We are happy to share this …

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Jul
14
2014

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere July 14, 2014.

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The SEC’s media days are this week. The ACC”s are next week. Yes College Football is right around the corner. It’s getting close folks… In honor of our podcast guests this week @ztevans (previewing UNC) and @TreadMillHorse (previewing Virginia Tech) we are going to start with a North Carolina and a Virginia Tech blog. Remember …

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Jul
13
2014

2014 British Open Preview: The Top 10 Contenders.

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It’s the 3rd major of the year, the British Open. Let’s be honest the first two majors have lack drama, so we’re looking to this year’s British Open to provide some back 9 fireworks. The last three winners of the British Open were over 40 years old. Ernie Els, Darren Clarke and last year’s champion …

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Jul
12
2014

Just released – The ACC’s 2014 football guide.

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The ACC’s football guide for 2014 has been released by the ACC.  From Georgia Tech to Louisville to Florida State, this guide covers ACC football from end to end for 2014. I’m sure after a National Title by Florida State, Orange Bowl win by Clemson, a slew individual awards, and a great NFL draft, this was …

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Jul
11
2014

Let’s applaud the Lebron James decision to return to Cleveland.

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Lebron James has made the decision. He’s going back to Cleveland. I’ve always liked James. He raises money for charities. He made playing basketball Team USA important. As much credit as Mike Kzyzewski and Jerry Colangelo get for helping revitalize Team USA basketball, and they deserve it, Lebron James also deserves a lot of credit. …

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Jul
10
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports review the Spring and preview the Georgia Tech football team.

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@HokieSmash and I @TalkinACCSports  continue our podcast preview of the ACC this week. This time yours truly is on the hotseat. We preview Georgia Tech in this podcast. I graduated from Georgia Tech so I follow the program closely, and it was fun to answer the questions rather than ask them this time. At this time @HokieSmash and I @TalkinACCSports would like …

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Jul
09
2014

Ranking the 5 best Linebackers in the ACC for 2014.

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We keep rolling on with our defensive rankings, and today we are looking at the ACC’s best linebackers. Previous and Upcoming Rankings Quarterbacks | Running Backs | Wide Recievers | Offensive Line | Tight Ends | Defensive Linemen | Cornerbacks | Safeties | Special Teams 1) Denzel Perryman, Miami On a suspect defense last year, Miami’s Denzel Perryman was one of the few …

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Jul
07
2014

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere July 7, 2014.

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It’s ACC blogger time… What’s happening out there in the ACC blogosphere? Are you an ACC opponent of the Florida State Seminoles this year? What does FSU blog Tomahawknation think of your chances of beating the might Seminoles?  Florida State is most the talented team in the country… Fact. Sorry Alabama, Auburn, Oregon or anyone else. For …

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