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Monthly Archive: June 2014

Jun
30
2014

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere June 30, 2014.

Louisville v Purdue

Less than 2 months until the College Football season starts yea! In the meantime there’s plenty of news to go around. What do the ACC bloggers have for us? Let’s start with Louisville. Tuesday they will be official members of the ACC. Louisville blog CardChronicle says it’s time to meed the Cardinals. We go from …

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Jun
30
2014

@DavidTeelatDP interview with John Swofford reveals the status of an ACC Network.

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One of our favorite ACC writers @DavidTeelatDP recently had an interview with ACC Commissioner with John Swofford. Teel did a great job asking Swofford questions that many of us interested in the business side of the conference wanted to know about. Swofford will tend to keep things close to the vest, hence his nickname the “Ninja” …

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Jun
28
2014

Ranking the 5 best Tight Ends in the ACC for 2014.

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Well we are at the end of our ACC offensive player rankings. We are looking at the Tight Ends in this post. Again a Florida State players tops the list. Previous and Upcoming Rankings Quarterbacks | Running Backs | Wide Recievers | Offensive Line | Defensive Linemen | Linebackers | Cornerbacks | Safeties | Special Teams 1) Nick O’Leary, Florida State Florida State continues to …

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Jun
27
2014

#ACC’s Superb Performance in the Final Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings

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Happy Summer, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Sports Fans!! It’s that time of year – the end of a collegiate sports season – where we talk about the final standings in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. The Directors’ Cup, founded by the National Association of College Directors of Athletics and USA Today, begin in 1993-1994 for …

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Jun
26
2014

Here are some bizarre streaks in college sports

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Wednesday night continued one of the most bizarre streaks in college sports. When Vanderbilt defeated Virginia in Game 3 of their series, the ACC’s streak of 59 straight years without a NCAA baseball title continued. Frankly this is an astonishing streak, considering the quality of baseball played in the ACC. That would be more than …

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Jun
26
2014

#ACC Soccer Players on the World Cup Stage. #BCEagles #Terps #USMNT

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Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans.  66 days out until the first ACC football game  Until then, Jeff (@TalkinACCSports) and I (@HokieSmash) have great content on the site to keep you going. We are on the morning of one of the biggest games in the history of World Cup and international play for …

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Jun
25
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports review the Spring and preview the Old Dominion football team with @vabeachrep

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@HokieSmash and I @TalkinACCSports  have a treat for you in this special podcast with one of our friends from twitter. This week we are previewing the Old Dominion football team. We are pleased to have Old Dominion graduate @vabeachrep  (Joe Suhoski) to help us preview the Monarchs. We thank  @vabeachrep for joining us and sharing his insights.  Please give Joe a …

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Jun
24
2014

My Vote for the #ACC’s Anthony J. McKevlin and Mary Garber Awards

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  Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans.  Hope the summer is flying by quickly for you.  Jeff (@TalkinACCSports) and I (@HokieSmash) have some great material coming up this summer on the site – we hope it will get you through to football season We are at the end of the year where members …

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Jun
24
2014

2014 ACC NBA Draft Primer

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Thanks to @HokieSmash for this press release from the ACC! The NBA draft kind of snuck up on us didn’t it? Here is a NBA Mock Draft for you to check out. 2014 ACC NBA Draft Primer Thursday, June 26, 2014 Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. 7:00 p.m., ESPN http://theacc.co/ACCinNBADraft ACC NBA Draft Selections by School, …

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Jun
23
2014

Virginia goes for CWS Title against Vanderbilt.

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This will be a short post for tonight, because there’s only one story at the moment in the ACC. That is the Virginia Cavaliers. The Hoos are looking to make some history on a couple of fronts. First and foremost, Virginia would win their first college baseball title, and it would arguably be the biggest …

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Jun
22
2014

10 Reasons I’m looking forward to Louisville joining the ACC.

Louisville v Purdue

On July 1, 2014, the Louisville Cardinals will officially join the ACC. At the same time Maryland will pack up and head to the Big 10. It seems for the most part Big 10 fans are lukewarm to the idea of Maryland and Rutgers joining their conference. In contrast ACC fans appear to be really …

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Jun
21
2014

Ranking the 5 best Offensive Linemen in the ACC for 2014.

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We are looking at offensive linemen now, and I can’t remember a unit as loaded as the Florida State offensive line. I’ve never had 3 players from one team make the 5 best players in a particular unit ranking. This group is considered the top offensive line unit in the country, and now you are …

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Jun
20
2014

@theACCDN brings 4 Hall of Fame Coaches together.

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Just over a year ago, I wrote a piece titled “In 2014, ACC basketball will have the greatest collection of coaches ever”.  Well it’s 2014, and @theACCDN  has brought together 4 of the mose celebrated ACC basketball coaches Rick Pitino, Roy Williams, Jim Boeheim, and Mike Krzyzewski for a series of sitdown discussions. It’s a series of videos that …

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Jun
20
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports review the Spring and preview the NC State football team with @umwolfpack87

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@HokieSmash and I @TalkinACCSports  are continuing our ACC preview with our friends from twitter. This week we are previewing the North Carolina State football team, we are pleased to have @umwolfpack87  (Matt Prudy) to help us preview the Wolfpack. We thank @umwolfpack87 for joining us and sharing his insights.  Please give Matt a follow on twitter and check out his writings …

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Jun
18
2014

The ACC trails the other Power 5 conferences in this significant statistic.

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It’s apparent the ACC  has some work to do to in this particular category. They trail the other Power 5 conference by a large margin. What is it you ask? Is it that revenue thing again? Nope. It’s in national titles the last few years right? Nope. Well what is it then? Ok I pulled …

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Jun
17
2014

Ranking the 5 best Wide Recievers in the ACC for 2014.

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Remember when I said, the ACC was a little thin at Quarterback this year? Well one position the ACC has a ton of depth at is Wide Receiver. What a talented group here, and I’ve left off some really ones. Now they just need someone to throw it to them. Previous and Upcoming Rankings Quarterbacks | …

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