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Monthly Archive: April 2016

Apr
30
2016

Articles Around the #ACC Blogosphere – 2nd Edition

Good morning, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.   My buddy @TalkinACCSports is on his way to Europe (I’m jealous!!). I’m going to drop another edition of Around the ACC Blogosphere just because it is indeed the offseason (site owner, Jeff, usually does this during the week, but there was a lot of good blogging and …

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Apr
29
2016

NCAA Baseball Tournament Bracket Projections for April 29, 2016

Something we will keep an eye on in the next few weeks are the bracket projects for the NCAA Baseball Tournament. The ACC looks to be well represented with as many as 10 teams projected to the make the field. Check out some of the projections below. http://www.baseballamerica.com/college/projected-field-of-64-april-27/#SWxIBxk6ZvyFLWPY.97 http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/baseball/bracketology http://www.collegebaseballdaily.com/2016/04/26/2016-ncaa-baseball-regional-projections-april-26th/ Make sure you follow the …

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Apr
28
2016

Clemson AD Dan Radakovich answers questions about the ACC Network.

News about the ACC Network has been hard to come by, but TheClemsonInsider.com has one of the most detailed articles on the topic in several months. They interviewed Clemson AD Dan Radakovich and asked several questions about the ACC Network, and what the ACC thinks about the media rights revenue gap with the SEC and …

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Apr
28
2016

Awful Decision to Have #ACC Men’s Lacrosse Championship in Kennesaw, GA

Good morning, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  Hope you are enjoying the National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs (I’m bias, but there is nothing like an NHL game 7 – IT IS FIRE lol). Just a quick morning post here.  The ACC Men’s Lacrosse Championship is this weekend at Fifth Third …

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Apr
27
2016

Speculating on the what an ACC Network could look like.

As we wait and wait and wait and wait… on something definitive from the ACC Offices about an ACC Network, here’s something that hasn’t been in discussed in detail in quite awhile. What will be the format be? At one time it was a for gone conclusion for me that an ACC Network would be …

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Apr
26
2016

Articles Around the #ACC Blogosphere – April 26, 2016

    What’s up with the ACC Bloggers? Let’s find out. Here is a bizarre story coming from the new Notice of Allegations from the NCAA against UNC. Apparently quite a few people were catfished by a twitter account into what was going to happen to the Tar Heels as recapped by TarHeelBlog.  As in all …

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Apr
25
2016

UNC Men’s Basketball and Football are not named in new NCAA’s Notice of Allegations.

As the title says – UNC Men’s Basketball and Football are not named in the new NCAA’s Notice Allegations. Isn’t that what matters to everyone? When you read the article, you’ll see women’s basketball is in a whole lot of trouble. For the full story check out the News and Observer.  Despite that language, though, …

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Apr
25
2016

U.S. Department of Justice Opening Informal Inquiry Into NCAA Ban on Satellite Camps? (h/t @PaulMyerberg)

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) football fans.  Just a really quick post here. A while back here on All Sports Discussion (make sure you follow our Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC), I argued that the NCAA’s ban on satellite camps was absolutely the wrong decision for a couple of reasons. First, I argued that ACC …

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Apr
24
2016

Ranking the ACC Basketball Coaches for 2016

We just did a ranking of the football coaches in the ACC so why not rank the ACC basketball coaches? This is just incredible the amount of coaching talent in ACC basetkaball. That might explain why the ACC is setting records for success in the NCAA tournament the last two years. 1) Mike Krzyzewski – …

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Apr
23
2016

Big 10 Flexing Its Muscles in the Director’s Cup – Final Winter Update

  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 …

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Apr
22
2016

Brian Wiese for Virginia Tech Men’s Soccer Coach

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans.   I can’t tell you a better place to be than the Washington, DC area in the Spring.  If you are in the area, let me know – and I can give some great tips on hidden charms in Alexandria, VA. Let’s right to it – Virginia …

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Apr
21
2016

Articles Around the #ACC Blogosphere – April 21, 2016

  Need a review of the Louisville Spring Game? Louisville Blog CardinalSportsZone has it for you. QB Lamar Jackson has a great game, and he is definitely a player to watch in the ACC next year. I know a lot of us interested in the business and economics of the ACC. The ACC blog ACCPrescription …

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Apr
20
2016

Extend Whit Babcock’s Contract ASAP #Hokies #ACC (h/t @Techsideline)

(h/t @washingtonpost for this photo of Whit Babcock) Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans!!  What great weather all around ACC country!!! Virginia Tech, its President, and its Board of Visitors needs to extend Whit Babcock’s (the Athletic Director) contract now – the University should not wait. We chronicled Babcock’s moves here.  There have been …

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Apr
19
2016

ESPN needs to be a better partner to the ACC, after Big 10 rights deal revealed.

Let’s just come out say it. Jim Delany is a genius when it comes to handling the Big 10’s media rights. More than 10 years ago, his vision led to the Big Ten Network. Now he’s managed to secure a deal with Fox that could be worth up $250 Million a year for 6 years …

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Apr
18
2016

Has College Football been Hijacked by Jim Harbaugh?

This was submitted to us by Mike Samuelson. Jim Harbaugh is certainly one polarizing head coach. College Football Hijacked by Jim Harbaugh Jim Harbaugh, the Michigan coach, has caused plenty of reaction after calling the ban for satellite camps by NCAA, a knee-jerk reaction. He had also criticized Hugh freeze, Ole Miss Coach, for poor …

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Apr
17
2016

Does Clemson’s recent financial news put additional pressure on ACC revenue generation?

A recent article on TigerNet.com details the rising costs of competing at the highest level of college athletics for Clemson University.  This included mention of head football coach Dabo Swinney and his new $30 Million contract, and the fact for the first time Clemson students sitting in the Lower Bowl of Death Valley will be required …

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