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Monthly Archive: May 2013

May
30
2013

Mornhinweg focused on transforming Jet’s offense

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A reader submitted piece from Alex Jackson, as he takes a look at the NY Jets. New York Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg says his players will stop at nothing to win when the season gets underway. The 51-year-old moved to the MetLife Stadium earlier this year, charged with the task of shaking up the …

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May
28
2013

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere May 28, 2013.

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It’s been a very successful week of sports in the ACC. Virginia wins the national title in Men’s Tennis, North Carolina won the national title in women’s lacrosse, and Duke finished the hat trick with a national championship in men’s lacrosse. The NCAA baseball tournament seedings were released Monday, and the ACC is well represented …

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May
27
2013

ACC schools wins 3 National Titles in 6 days, and they all count.

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Since last Tuesday ACC schools have 3 National Titles. Duke won a national title in Men’s lacrosse. North Carolina won a national title in Women’s lacrosse, and the Virginia men’s tennis team won one too. Congratulations to all those schools and their fans. Sadly there are those that dismiss national titles won in anything other …

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May
26
2013

In 2014, ACC basketball will have the greatest collection of coaches ever.

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A few days ago Duke head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski said this about the future of ACC basketball… “We’re going to be a 10-bid conference,” Krzyzewski said. “We’re going to be the best conference in the history of the game.”  I’m not sure about that. In 1985 the Big East had 3 Final 4 teams. …

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May
25
2013

Is this the year an ACC team will win the College World Series?

Colin Moran

Is this the year the ACC wins it’s first College World Series since Wake Forest in 1955? With 4 teams in the top 10, and 6 in the top 25, both tops in the country, could this be the year? The depth of the conference was is evident in #21 Virginia Tech making the ACC …

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May
25
2013

Tiger Woods concentrating on his game.

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Another reader piece on the Tiger Woods\Sergio Garcia saga. Author: Jonathan Green Having collected his second Players Championship title at Sawgrass, Tiger Woods insisted that his deteriorating relationship with Sergio Garcia had not crossed his mind as the two men battled for the lead on the final day, with the golf betting odds changing significantly …

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May
23
2013

ACC Announces 2013 Early Season football Gametimes and TV Schedule.

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Thanks to @HokieSmash for contributing this press release. Is football season really still 3 months away? At least the preview magazines will be out in the next couple of weeks. Atlantic Coast Conference Announces 2013 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game Kickoff; Early Season Gametime and TV Schedule Prime Time For The Ninth Annual Dr Pepper …

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May
22
2013

ACC Network Stalled? Hardly…

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A story came out this week that has convinced several folks work towards an ACC network has stalled. I was surprised that something I mentioned nearly a month ago has some questioning the viability of an ACC network, when in fact nothing has changed. Let’s go back to April 14, when I said that the relationship between …

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May
21
2013

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere May 21, 2013.

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This week the big ACC story is the ACC baseball tournament. There is the potential that the ACC could get 4 National Top 8 Seeds, but I’m thinking 3. Let’s see the what the ACC bloggers have to say about this and other goings on in the ACC. By the way, if you haven’t keep …

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May
20
2013

How to help Oklahoma.

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Just utter devastation in Oklahoma from horrific tornadoes. Pray for our friends in that part of the country. One way to help if you wish… click the link below from KTHV in Oklahoma, and donate to the Red Cross or the Salvation Army of Oklahoma. http://www.thv11.com/news/article/265886/2/How-to-help-Oklahoma-tornado-victims We will return to regular blogging tomorrow….

May
19
2013

2013 ACC Baseball Championship Seedings and Schedule.

Colin Moran

The ACC Baseball tournament features 6 teams ranked in top 25. That’s 6 of the 8 teams in the ACC Tournament. Only the SEC can also claim 6 top 25 teams, but only the ACC has 4 top 10 teams, that’s 2 more than other conference. The ACC has good chance of landing 3 of …

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May
18
2013

Ranking the ACC Football Coaches for 2013.

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As we near the end of May, let’s go ahead and rank the ACC football coaches. This will be the first of several ACC rankings as we start with the coaches and move to the ACC postional rankings in preparation for the season. When I look up and down the ACC’s coaches I see more …

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May
17
2013

Seven ACC Football Standouts Named to 2013 Lott IMPACT Watch List

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A press-release submission from site contributor @HokieSmash Virginia Tech one of Seven Schools Nationally with Two on Watch List  http://theacc.co/FBLottIMPACT051713 GREENSBORO, N.C.—A total of seven football standouts from the Atlantic Coast Conference have been named to the first 2013 Watch List for the Lott IMPACT Award announced Thursday by the Pacific Club in Newport Beach, Calif. In …

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May
16
2013

Thoughts on the ACC Network, Bowls, Divisions and other stuff from the ACC Spring Meetings.

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Well the ACC Springs meetings have closed up shop for 2013. From what I’ve read, there were positive feelings all around. Remember this time last year when FSU BOT Chairman Andy Haggard’s comments started a firestorm of rumors right before the 2012 meetings and I asked what should the ACC do? That’s all history now …

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May
15
2013

The ACC’s had talent, so what’s been the problem in football?

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The ACC spring meetings are currently going on at the moment, and later this week I’ll give you my impressions of what went on. Before that though there was an interesting piece written by Dennis Dodd of CBSSportsline titled “On-field results don’t come close to matching potential for ACC” that I want to talk about. From that article …

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May
14
2013

Sergio Garcia just needed to keep quiet about Tiger Woods.

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Sergio Garcia had a lot to say this past week, and actually it would have probably just been better if he had kept quiet. Garcia basically blamed Tiger Woods for a poorly hit shot, called him unlikable, and said he was a victim. I really don’t care for Tiger Woods so it’s kind of weird …

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