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Monthly Archive: January 2016

Jan
31
2016

ACC Bubble Analysis for January 31, 2016

Some teams made major statements this week, find out who. This is going to be a weekly article, where I seed the ACC teams and where I think they’d should be placed if the tournament started the same day as my posting. In my ranking system, any RPI top (100) win is a good win …

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Jan
30
2016

Should ACC Basketball schedule mid-season OOC games like the Big12/SEC?

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This weekend the Big 12 / SEC have scheduled  their basketball challenge between each other. The fine college athletics site theStudentSection says the Big 12/SEC challenge freshens the  season, and offers the possibility of change.   Should the ACC adopt this scheduling practice? Maybe they should move the ACC/Big 10 challenge or take the double header …

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Jan
30
2016

Five Things That Interest Me About The 2016 #ACC Football Schedule

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Good morning, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  We are right in the thick of ACC basketball season – right at the halfway point, as a matter of fact.  We’ll have some midseason grades here at some point on the site for each ACC men’s basketball team. Ah –  but some of us – like @TalkinACCSports …

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Jan
29
2016

5 Things I don’t like about the ACC’s 2016 Football Schedule.

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Recently we went over what we liked about the ACC’s football schedule. It’s time to turn page, because it wasn’t all good. We have 5 big complaints about the 2016 football schedule. So here we go. 1) The week before the ACC/SEC Rivalry Games.  While the ACC has dominated the SEC 7-1 the last two …

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Jan
28
2016

5 Things to like about the ACC’s 2016 Football Schedule.

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The ACC released their 2016 Football schedule earlier this week.  As usual there are some things to like about it and some things that left our head scratching. Let’s start with the positive. We’ll hit the things we don’t care for in a day or two. Here are 5 things to like about the ACC 2016 …

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Jan
27
2016

New School Meets Old School in Super Bowl 50

When you look at this year’s Super Bowl 50 competitors, they could be considered polar opposites. On one team, there’s “The Sheriff” Peyton Manning, who is coming to the end of a great legacy. Then on the other team, you’ve got Cam Newton, young, highly polarizing, highly scrutinized, but flat out fun. Cam Newton is …

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Jan
26
2016

Articles Around the #ACC Blogosphere – January 26, 2016

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ACC Bloggers time! ACC Blog ACCPrescription discusses a recent interview with former Georgia Tech play by play and announcer and current Voice of the ACC Wes Durham, as Durham talks about the ACC Network.   I will say this what Durham said a year ago on our podcast is not much different that he is saying …

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Jan
26
2016

ACC Announces 2016 Football Schedule.

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Thanks for this release from @Hokiesmash . We will be looking at we like and what we don’t like about this year’s ACC Football schedule over the next few days. 2016 ACC Football Schedule Release http://theacc.co/FB16sked0126 2016 ACC Football Composite Schedule http://theacc.co/FB16schedule 2016 ACC Football Team-by-Team Schedule http://theacc.co/FB16teamschedule 2016 ACC Football Schedule – logos http://theacc.co/FB16skedlogos 2016 …

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Jan
25
2016

Podcast – @Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports talk ACC Basketball with @stephenschramm of the Fayetteville Observer.

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@Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports were joined by @stephenschramm of the Fayetteville Observer. This man knows his ACC basketball and this podcast was a lot of fun. We appreciate @stephenschramm joining us this past week. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on ITUNES to get the quickest updates! You can …

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Jan
24
2016

ACC Bubble Analysis for January 24, 2015

We are starting to gain a little more clarity on who are the NCAA quality teams in the ACC. This is going to be a weekly article, where I seed the ACC teams and where I think they’d should be placed if the tournament started the same day as my posting. In my ranking system, …

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Jan
23
2016

Virginia Tech Men’s Basketball – The Buzz Williams Effect – Year 2

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Good morning, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  It’s a great snow day here in the DMV – and I still have power.  That’s a good thing Let’s talk about Virginia Tech men’s basketball – there are a handful of job in the ACC that the media, analysts, fans of the sport, and others know are …

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Jan
22
2016

The LeBron James Effect: What Does the Firing of David Blatt Mean?

Ok, now that we’ve all calmed down and come to an understanding, let’s be clear: LeBron James runs the Cleveland Cavaliers organization. Ok, now that we’re past that what do we make of it? Tyronn Lue has been the most visible assistant on the Cavaliers bench. There’s often moments during games, whether the camera is focused …

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Jan
22
2016

Female Sarah Storey takes National Circuit Championships title

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An inspiring story sent to us about para-olympic athletie Sarah Storey…. Female Sarah Storey was crowned National Circuit Champion, alongside Matt Clinton, after winning the 20-mile contest held at Cranfield in Bedfordshire on Sunday. Storey beat her Pearl Izumi Sports Tours International team-mate Claire Rose to the women’s title, storming round the course in a …

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Jan
21
2016

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will meet maybe for the last time Sunday, and I’m going to enjoy it.

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We are switching gears on our ACC centric blog in this post to talk some NFL football. Sunday Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will go face off for maybe the last time in an attempt to try and send their teams the New England Patriots or the Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl. How appropriate …

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Jan
20
2016

Pittsburgh AD says ACC Network on the Horizon.

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With news of the SEC’s whopping $457 million conference member distribution for the 2014-2015 year, the pressure increases on John Swofford and the ACC to find an additional revenue generator for it’s member schools. Now without getting into the depth of ESPN’s woes, cord cutting, etc, conference networks are still making money. The SEC and …

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Jan
20
2016

Articles Around the #ACC Blogosphere – January 20, 2016

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  It’s been a couple of weeks since we checked in on the ACC bloggers. What are they up to? Good article from Florida State blog Tomahawknation on what last weeks title game deregulation ruling means for the ACC.  After Clemson’s national championship runner-up season, Tiger blog RubbingtheRock tell us that Clemson football will be …

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