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Monthly Archive: May 2014

May
19
2014

Can the Pacers Really Beat the Heat Over 7 Game Series?

Thanks to Scott Kim for this submission on the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat conference finals. This series got a lot more interesting with Indiana’s fine play in Game 1. Can they keep it up? All season long, everyone was looking forward to an Eastern Conference Finals matchup between the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat. …

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May
18
2014

Way Way too early 2014-2015 Bowl Predictions.

It’s never too soon to start talking about College Football. It’s only May, but we’re already getting some bowl predictions. This is good for some early season discussion. These bowl predictions are from Jerry Palm of CBSSPortsline.  Let’s take a closer look at the ACC teams we follow on this blog, and whether we agree …

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May
17
2014

Three ACC Teams Advance to NCAA Men’s Golf Championship – FSU, Virginia Tech, and Georgia Tech

Thanks to @HokieSmash for another ACC news release. Good luck to Florida State, Virginia Tech, and Georgia Tech as they compete next week for a golf national title. Florida State, Georgia Tech, and Virginia Tech earn berths in 30-team field GREENSBORO, N.C. – Florida State, Georgia Tech, and Virginia Tech advanced to the NCAA Men’s …

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May
17
2014

Miami, Florida State Earn Top Two Seeds for 2014 ACC Baseball Championship

I have a couple of ACC news releases from site contributor @HokieSmash. First here is seedings for the upcoming ACC baseball tournament. Clearly Miami, Florida, State, and Virginia have set themselves apart from the rest of the ACC, and have the conference in line for 3 national seeds. GREENSBORO, N.C. – Coastal Division champion Miami …

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May
15
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports talk ACC Spring Sports and review the ACC Spring Meetings with @BH_Orange44

@HokieSmash and I @TalkinACCSports are ready to review all of the happenings from the ACC Spring meetings that were held this past week. We’re also going to take a look at the some of the ACC spring sports as they head into the post-season. We have @BH_Orange44  (Brian Harrison) a Syracuse Alum and blogger for Orange44.Blogspot.com to help us and give …

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May
14
2014

ACC ready to play itself out of conference… right, got it.

Each day of the ACC meetings, the ACC makes another significant announcement. First it was the 8 game conference schedule, then there was the move of the ACC Basketball tournament to a Tuesday-Saturday format, then Wednesday the conference said ACC teams could potentially play each other as non-conference games.   I’m really indifferent to this decision. …

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May
13
2014

ACC moves ACC basketball tournament days, in a good move. The new logo? Not so good.

More news coming out of the ACC meetings. The ACC basketball tournament has moved their schedule to a Tuesday – Saturday Format.  I was fairly indifferent when the first rumors of this were brought up some weeks ago, but I think it’s a good move. This puts the ACC tournament semi-finals on a Friday prime time …

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May
12
2014

ACC makes the right decision and stays with 8 game conference schedule.

The ACC’s Spring meetings are this week, and several important topics will be discussed including Division, the ACC Network, and 8 or 9 game conference schedule. Well it’s just about official on one of these, the ACC is going to stay at 8 conference games.  I am one person pleased to see this. I’ve been a …

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May
11
2014

A 2015 NFL Mock Draft – ACC tied for lead with most 1st round picks, and not with the SEC.

The 2014 NFL draft just ended with 42 ACC players selected.  We discussed how this year’s draft meant for each of the Power 5 conferences. Already though there are mock drafts for the 2015. CBSSportsline just released their mock draft for 2015.  There are couple of interesting notes, and it continues the trends we saw this year. …

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May
11
2014

What the NFL revealed about the ACC and the rest of the Power 5 conferences.

    The NFL draft finished up Saturday. You can review the ACC’s entire draft results in a previous post on this blog. The ACC had 42 players drafted. For the the ACC it was pretty successful draft, as the conference continues to churn out NFL talent at a rate 2nd only the SEC who had …

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May
10
2014

ACC Has 42 Players Chosen In the 2014 NFL Draft.

Blog contributor @HokieSmash  sent me this ACC release after the completion of the NFL draft. I’ll be posting a follow up article with how this impressive draft showing is important for the ACC and it’s football programs. Second-Highest Total in History for League Bettered Only By 51 Picks in 2006 ACC Finishes Second Only to SEC; …

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May
10
2014

The ACC through the first 3 rounds of the NFL draft.

Short post for this evening… Looking for which ACC players have been drafted so through the first 3 rounds of the NFL Draft? You can find at the ACC’s Official Draft site. The ACC has had 15 players drafted so far, which is currently behind the SEC who’ve had 23 players drafted, and the Big 10 …

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May
07
2014

Will Duke and North Carolina really be this year’s Coastal Division favorites?

It’s only May, and there’s plenty of time to preview ACC football for this season, but there is a train of thought that seems to be gaining some steam. Duke and North Carolina could be this year’s Coastal Division favorites. You know the two schools known more basketball. Duke was clearly the best Coastal Division …

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May
06
2014

The NFL draft and how the ACC compares to the rest of the country.

Podcast partner and site contributor @HokieSmash sent some links to me today, that I found pretty interesting especially with the NFL draft around the corner. ACC in the NFL Draft page http://theacc.co/ACCinNFLDraft This site will be ACC’s page  for complete coverage of the NFL with an ACC perspective. 2014 ACC in NFL Draft Notes http://theacc.co/FB14NFLDraftnotes Some …

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May
05
2014

ACC brand takes over the country of Panama… literally.

In the never ending college athletics market share arms race, the ACC may have made the boldest move yet. The battle for New York City between the ACC and Big 10, child’s play. The Pac 12 contemplating playing games in Asia, not bad, but a far cry from the ACC’s move. Notre Dame playing in …

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May
04
2014

Checking out some ACC players and those NFL mock drafts.

The NFL draft is this week. Are you wondering where some of your favorite ACC players might end up? Let’s link a few NFL mock draft sites. CBSSportsLine Mock Draft NFL Draft.com Mock Draft  CNNSI.com Mock Draft Yahoo Sports Mock Draft As I looking over these mock drafts, especially the first two rounds, the ACC …

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