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Monthly Archive: August 2011

Aug
14
2011

PGA Championship Final Thoughts: Golf’s newest American star Keegan Bradley Wins in a playoff.

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Maybe American golf is going to be alright after all. 2 Americans Keegan Bradley and Jason Dufner put on quite a show in the year’s final golf major. Maybe they weren’t the most recognizable names, but if you are a golf fan it was a lot of fun to watch. US Golf has been waiting on its next …

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Aug
13
2011

Which ACC Schools fit into SEC Expansion?

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You know the SEC really does it right. They always seem one step ahead of the rest of country and you have to admit that. When it comes to promotion, expansion, TV, they seem to get there before everyone else. I am an ACC guy, but a part of me admires how they market their …

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Aug
12
2011

Covering the ACC as a whole, Pre-Season RoundTable Discussion

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Ah we’ve reached the end of our round table discussion. Thanks to @HokieGuru, for the help organizing this and to all the participants who did a great job providing their insight. I hope everyone enjoyed the series! You can find me at @TalkinACCSports. Previous ACC Pre-season RoundTables Coastal RoundTable Pt 1 | Coastal RoundTable Pt 2 …

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Aug
11
2011

ACC Atlantic Division Pre-Season Football RoundTable Part 2

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Author: Contributing Writer @HokieGuru ACC Pre-season RoundTable Series Coastal RoundTable Pt 1 | Coastal RoundTable Pt 2 | Atlantic RoundTable Pt 1 | Overall ACC RoundTable Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Atlantic Roundtable Panel #2 We’re happy to have @NCStateFootball,   @TerrapinNation, and @MartinRickman give their thoughts on the upcoming 2011 ACC football season. @HokieGuru is the moderator …

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Aug
11
2011

2011 Philadelphia Eagles Preseason Week 1: What will we see tonight?

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Author: Contributing Writer Chet Cashley of ChetCashley.com What will the Philadelphia sports world be talking about tomorrow after what is sure to be anything but the typical first Preseason game? For starters, starters will likely be an afterthought after we see how deep this year’s Eagles team really is.  We’ll be missing DeSean Jackson and …

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Aug
10
2011

ACC Atlantic Division Pre-Season Football RoundTable Part 1

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Author: Contributing Writer @HokieGuru  ACC Pre-season RoundTable Series Coastal RoundTable Pt 1 | Coastal RoundTable Pt 2 | Atlantic RoundTable Pt 2 | Overall ACC RoundTable Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Atlantic Roundtable One We’re happy to have @BCMike22 , @KilroyFSU, and @TKBTigers1981 give their thoughts on the upcoming 2011 ACC football season. @HokieGuru is the moderator …

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Aug
10
2011

2011 Philadelphia Eagles Offense: The Most Explosive in the NFL.

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Author: Contributing Writer Chet Cashley of ChetCashley.com The Philadelphia Eagles have the most explosive offense in the National Football League in 2011.  Hands down.  End of story. That’s a bold statement, I know, so I’ll back it up. The Eagles have maintained their 2010 starting offensive roster, and made improvements in the depth chart where necessary.  That same …

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Aug
09
2011

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere August 9, 2011

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An abbreviated post for this evening… I’ve been readying the rest of the ACC roundtable discussions that I hope you’ve been enjoying. In the meantime here’s what’s happening the around ACC. ACCBlogger has 6 Burning Questions for the Atlantic Division.  Questions about Clemson’s QB Tajh Boyd and Boston College’s QB Chase Retting progress are highlighted. Also asked is who …

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Aug
09
2011

ACC Coastal Division Pre-Season Football RoundTable Part 2

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Author: Contributing Writer @HokieGuru ACC Pre-season RoundTable Series Coastal RoundTable Pt 1 | Atlantic RoundTable Pt 1 | Atlantic RoundTable Pt 2 | Overall ACC RoundTable Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Coastal Roundtable Two We’re happy to have @younglefhander,  @TKWSports, and @willsworldmn give their thoughts on the upcoming 2011 ACC football season in part 2 of Coastal Division Preview.  …

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Aug
08
2011

ACC Coastal Division Pre-Season Football RoundTable Part 1

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This will be the first of a 5 part series, as we sample the ACC Fans on Twitter perspective on the upcoming season. There are two roundtable discussions each on the Atlantic and Coastal Division and a final one on the ACC in General. Thanks to @HokieGuru for organizing and moderating the Division questions and answers. You know …

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Aug
08
2011

Is Returning to Camp Worth It for DeSean Jackson?

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Author: Contributing Writer Chet Cashley of ChetCashley.com Ask any professional athlete how much money they’d give to win a championship in their sport.  Their answer is a reasonable determinant of their commitment to win.  As a coach or a player, nothing compares to a locker room full of guys who have a “win at whatever cost” attitude. …

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Aug
08
2011

How Does the Probable 2011 Eagles Secondary Compare with past defensive stars Dawkins, Taylor, Harris, and Vincent?

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Author: Contributing Writer Chet Cashley of ChetCashley.com Intensity.  Electricity.  Dominance.  These are the words that best describe the legendary Philadelphia Eagles defensive backfield of the 2001 and 2002 seasons.  The foursome instilled fear in the hearts of quarterbacks and receivers across the league as they shut down passing attacks drive-after-drive, game-after-game. The Philadelphia Eagles have …

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Aug
07
2011

2011 PGA Championship Preview: The Top 10 Contenders.

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The PGA Championship typically is a distant 4th when it comes to its place among the 4 majors in golf. This year though it could be the most compelling. 99 of the top 100 players are expected to be there. Will America go an entire year without a major? Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will …

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Aug
06
2011

Andy Reid ready to win big in Philadelphia.

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Author: Contributing Writer Chet Cashley of ChetCashley.com Let’s face it Philadelphia, we’ve got a hard time giving credit where credit is due when it comes to our sports teams, and nobody takes more of a beating from our passionate fans than Eagles’ head coach Andy Reid. As Philly fans, it’s easy to get frustrated with …

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Aug
06
2011

Virginia Tech Hokie Football Preview and an Interview with former Hokie star Roland Minor

Since AllSportsDiscussion moved from it’s old layout to the one you are currently looking at, last month, we’ve been going back and reposting some of the more memorable articles. A few of those were put together by contributing writer @HokieGuru.  Earlier this Summer HokiGuru interviewed Chris Colston of @HokieAnnual. HokieAnnual provided tremendous insight and analysis …

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Aug
05
2011

2011 ACC Atlantic Division Predictions

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Did you see the 2011 Pre-Season Coaches Poll? Florida State opens the season ranked number 5. I think the Noles are very good. There are my pick to win the ACC, but that also means the coaches think Florida State is going to blow through the ACC Atlantic. This is this the deeper division of …

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