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Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan
30
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports talk Virginia Tech and ACC Basketball with Former Hokie Student Basketball Manager @HereGoJayAgain

@HokieSmash and I ( @TalkinACCSports ) have a very special podcast tonight, especially for Virginia Tech fans. We have @HereGoJayAgain Jerran Anderson on the show. Jerran is a Virginia Tech alum and was a former Hokie Student Basketball Manager for Seth Greenberg. @HereGoJayAgain provided tremendous insight into the struggling Virginia Tech basketball program. We also get into what’s happening currently …

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Jan
28
2014

ACC Network moves another step closer?

As we’ve maintained for quite some time on this blog, it’s not a matter of if for an ACC Network it’s a matter of when. Today we got another clue on the current status, and we should be hearing more in the next few days and weeks. Here’s why, in a story from AJC.com on …

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Jan
28
2014

The ACC Digital Network Brings More Unique Access to Fans (including Live Post Game Show)

If you’re someone interested in the ACC Network and ACC Digital Network some interesting news came out Tuesday. In this post we’ll discuss the ACCDN’s news, then in another post we’ll look at the ACC Network news. In the blog’s sidebar is an ACCDN Widget. Because I applied for the widget, from time to time …

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Jan
27
2014

Five things I don’t like about the 2014 ACC football schedule.

I’ve already discussed what I like about the ACC schedule, now here’s what I don’t like. You can check out the full ACC schedule here. Clemson and Florida State playing September 20th, 2014 Remember when Clemson and Florida State played last year on October 20th? It was arguably the most hyped regular season ACC game, maybe …

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Jan
26
2014

ACC Bubble Analysis for January 26, 2014

While the ACC stays strong at the top, a couple of teams from the middle of pack really made a nice move this week. I think when all is said and done, the ACC will end up with at least 6 bids, with a chance at 7. Let’s see who is up and who’s down …

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Jan
25
2014

Five things I like about the 2014 ACC football schedule.

Finally have some time to really sit down and go over the ACC’s just released football schedule. This will be a 2 part series starting with what I like about schedule. Then we’ll get into what I don’t like about the schedule in a day or two. You can check out the full ACC schedule …

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Jan
23
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports talk ACC Basketball and the ACC Football Schedule.

@HokieSmash and I ( @TalkinACCSports ) are talking some ACC Basketball this week. The ACC basketball fans should enjoy this. We also discuss the recently released ACC Football Schedule. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In this order, these are topics  @HokieSmash and I ( @TalkinACCSports )  covered on this podcast. Next week …

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Jan
21
2014

College Football Selection Committee Meets : Let’s hope Conference Champions are a significant component.

This week the College Football Selection committee meets for two days in Grapevine, Texas.  I’m hoping conference champions are a significant component in the selection process. I won’t get my wish of +1 playoff system or my next choice of an 8 team playoff ( 5 Power Conference Champions, 2 WildCards, Highest Ranked non-Power 5 team …

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Jan
20
2014

Richard Sherman and Jim Boeheim post-game comments this weekend : Blown out of Proportion or Classless?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know about Richard Sherman’s  post game comments after the Seattle Seahawks defeated San Francisco. If not here’s the video below… Wow… It was a very mixed reaction, ranging from raw emotional fun to classes jerk. Now while Sherman’s post-game comments were the most high profile, in ACC …

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Jan
19
2014

ACC Bubble Analysis for January 19, 2014

Some in the national media called the ACC the country’s most disappointing basketball conference, but maybe it’s actually pretty good. I’m not saying the ACC is the nation’s best conference. It isn’t (too weak at bottom), but when you look at this weeks’s RPI the ACC leads all conferences with the most RPI top 25 teams …

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Jan
18
2014

Will Florida State’s football success be able to elevate the rest of the ACC?

When Florida State  joined the ACC in 1992, there was the hope that the Seminoles success would elevate ACC football. Florida State did their part with a run of top 5 finishes and 2 National Titles, but the rest of the conference never quite turned the corner. North Carolina had some strong teams in 1996 …

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Jan
17
2014

In their first season in the ACC, Pittsburgh and Syracuse have been welcome additions to the conference.

Saturday Pittsburgh and Syracuse will be playing for first place in the ACC. They are the only the undefeated teams in the conference. Syracuse is 17-0 and ranked number 2 in the country and Pittsburgh is 16-1 and ranked number 22. The Panthers are 1 point from being undefeated themselves. This is one ACC’s biggest …

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Jan
16
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports talk Florida State’s BCS Title, ACC Football, and ACC Basketball

@HokieSmash and I ( @TalkinACCSports ) are back with our weekly ACC podcast. There’s been a lot going since our last podcast. Florida State won the national title, Clemson won the Orange Bowl and there was the rest of the ACC Bowl season. We start taking a looking ACC Basketball this week too. To download …

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Jan
14
2014

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere January 14, 2014.

Our first Articles from the around the ACC Blogosphere! Since our last ACC Blogosphere Florida State won the BCS National Title over Auburn. Congratulations to them again. Time to see what’s happening with the ACC bloggers now. When you are a team as good Florida State, how do you maintain that elite level of football …

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Jan
13
2014

ACC Hoops Power Poll – January 13, 2014

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Men’s Basketball Fans!!! Obviously, you’ve heard this by now, but basically the entire state of North Carolina ACC teams lost their basketball games this past weekend – and we’re talking Duke, North Carolina, North Carolina State, and Wake Forest.  As such, Tobacco Road dropped in our poll.  We have …

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Jan
12
2014

ACC Bubble Analysis for January 12, 2014

What in the name of Tobacco road is going on with the basketball schools in North Carolina? Find out how much the past week hurt the North Carolina schools, and which other ACC teams made a move. In my ranking system, any RPI top (100) win is a good win and any RPI top (50) …

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