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Monthly Archive: June 2014

Jun
16
2014

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere June 16, 2014.

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The biggest ACC news at the moment is the Virginia Cavaliers. They knocked off Ole Miss in their first CWS game 2-1. I said on twitter that the winner of that game would be in the championship series. I still believe that. We’ll definitely check in on a Virginia blog or two. It’s football preview …

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Jun
15
2014

Final Thoughts on the 2014 U.S. Open : Germany’s Martin Kaymer blows away the field.

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If you are a Martin Kaymer fan, I’m sure you sure enjoyed this enjoyed this tournament. If you aren’t, and were just looking forward to a competitive major, then this tournament had all the drama of watching paint dry. Martin Kaymer doesn’t have to apologize for anything. He led this tournament from wire to wire, …

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Jun
14
2014

The Virginia Cavaliers can be the ACC team to stop the conference’s infamous baseball “Streak”.

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41 ACC Teams have tried, and 41 ACC teams have failed. Since 1955 the ACC has had 41 teams take their shot at being the first ACC team since Wake Forest’s 1955 CWS winning team. It’s one of the most infamous ACC steaks that exist. Each year the question gets asked to any ACC team …

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Jun
14
2014

June 10, 2014 Ranking – #ACC’s Superb Performance in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans!! It is time for the Learfield Sports Director’s Cup Update!!  The Director’s Cup award honors institutions maintaining broad-based athletics programs success in many sports (including male and female sports).  The Directors’ Cup , founded by the National Association of College Directors of Athletics and USA Today, began …

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Jun
12
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports review the Spring and preview the Florida State football team with @KilroyFSU

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@HokieSmash and I @TalkinACCSports  are continuing our ACC preview with some friends from twitter. This week we are looking at the defending National Champions, the Florida State Seminoles, and we have blog friend @KilroyFSU (John Cary) to help us preview the Seminoles. We thank @KilroyFSU for joining us and sharing his insights.  Please give John a follow on twitter, as he’ll tweet …

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Jun
11
2014

Ranking the 5 best Running Backs in the ACC for 2014.

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We are continuing are ACC position rankings,with a look at the ACC’s top running backs. Previous and Upcoming Rankings Quarterbacks | Wide Receivers | Offensive Linemen | Tight Ends | Defensive Linemen | Linebackers | Cornerbacks | Safeties | Special Teams 1) Duke Johnson, Miami Miami’s Duke Johnson was on his way to a 1500+ yard rushing season, before suffering a broken ankle against Florida State. He still had 920 yards …

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Jun
10
2014

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere June 10, 2014.

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Congratulations to the Virginia Cavaliers for advancing to the College World Series! You know we will be checking in on a Virginia blog or two for reaction. John Swofford appreciates Virginia and Georgia Tech beating Maryland in the last 2 weeks, saving him from some awkward moments with Maryland University. With that loss, the Maryland …

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Jun
09
2014

2014 U.S Open Preview: The Top 5 Contenders.

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Did the U.S. Open sneak up on us or what? The U.S. Open will be headed to Pinehurst, North Carolina this week in what should be an intriguing tournament.  The U.S. Open is normally about hitting fairways staying out of the rough and getting pars. There will no rough at Pinehurst #2 this week, but that …

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Jun
07
2014

Ranking the 5 best Quarterbacks in the ACC for 2014.

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You know you’ve been waiting for it. With the college football season just  2 1/2 months away, it’s time to start looking at the ACC position rankings for 2014. Quarterbacks, Running Backs…. to Linebackers, Defensive Backs and special teamers. We are starting with the ACC quarterbacks, and to be honest it’s not that deep a …

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Jun
07
2014

Due to record revenue distribution, the ACC is in strong financial position… for now.

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Now that’s it 2014, another myth from the 2012 realignment message board era has been blown away. The ACC would be shredded to pieces, didn’t happen. The ACC would be left out of a playoff systems. That wasn’t close to happening. The ACC couldn’t win a national title in football. Florida State pulled that feat …

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Jun
06
2014

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

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Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans!! Many of you might not have heard of the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. It is an award that honors institutions maintaining broad-based athletics programs success in many sports (including male and female sports). The Directors’ Cup , founded by the National Association of College Directors of Athletics …

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Jun
05
2014

Podcast – @HokieSmash and @TalkinACCSports review the Spring and preview the Virginia Cavalier football team with @WillsWorldMN

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@HokieSmash and I @TalkinACCSports  are ready to start talking some football. Folks, football is less than 3 months away, so we want to get you ready. @HokieSmash has lined up a great series of guests this summer to help preview each ACC team. We are starting with the Virginia Cavaliers, and we have blog friend @WillsWorldMN (Will Ojanen) to help us preview …

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Jun
04
2014

Athlon Sports Predicts ACC Football for 2014 and Phil Steele reveals his All-ACC Team.

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It’s June, and so it’s time to start talking some football. Here are a couple of links for you to get things going. No surprise Florida State is a heavy ACC favorite, they have ton All-ACC players, and the Coastal Division is wide open.  Expect these to be a common themes all Summer. On Phil …

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Jun
03
2014

Virginia’s Tony Bennett and Clemson’s Brad Brownell sign long term contracts. I like one of these deals.

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Today Virginia’s Tony Bennett’s signed a new 7-year deal to continue to coach the Cavalier basketball team.  A couple of weeks ago Clemson inked a 6 year deal with their head basketball coach Brad Brownell.  Let me be clear about one thing. I think both of these guys are rock solid head coaches. When it comes to …

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Jun
02
2014

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere June 2, 2014.

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We know you’ve missed, and it’s back! It’s articles from around the ACC Blogosphere. Right now were in the middle of the College Baseball Tournament where Virginia, departing ACC member Maryland and incoming ACC program Louisville are still alive. What else are the ACC bloggers writing about? Virginia blog StreakingtheLawn is pumped about the Hoos …

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Jun
01
2014

The @DavidTeelatDP Proposal to Realign Atlantic Coast Conference Football Divisions (#ACC)

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  Good afternoon, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) football fans. Well – we’re about 90 days out from the first ACC football game Jeff (@TalkinACCSports on Twitter) and I (@HokieSmash on Twitter) will help you make it – we have some great podcasts coming up this summer – we are previewing each of the 15 ACC teams before …

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