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Monthly Archive: May 2016

May
31
2016

The ACC’s 10 worst Out of Conference football losses since 2010.

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It’s only fair if we talk about  the ACC’s 10 best OOC wins since 2010 we have to talk about the worst losses in that time span as well. The good news is we have only one new entry since last year. Keep in mind these aren’t always losses to bad teams, but some of these …

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May
31
2016

Podcast – @Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports preview 2016 Miami Football with @chauntelpowell

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@Hokiesmash and I (@TalkinACCSports ) are previewing the 2016 Miami football team in this podcast. We talk with @chauntelpowell (Chauntel Powell), sportswriter for the albanyherald.com and huge Miami Hurricane fan. We really appreciate her taking the time to join on the podcast. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In addition you can subscribe …

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May
30
2016

The 2016 NCAA Baseball Tournament Field is announced.

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They are calling it the NCAA Baseball Tournament, but it is more like the SEC/ACC Invitational Baseball Tournament. 7 of the 8 National Seeds are from those leagues, and 13 out of 16 Regional Seeds. Virginia from the ACC is the defending national champions. Check out the entire field from NCAA.com. A record six #ACCBase …

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May
30
2016

Podcast – @Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports preview 2016 North Carolina Football with @ztevans

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@Hokiesmash and I (@TalkinACCSports ) are previewing the 2016 UNC football team in this podcast. We talk with @ztevans (Zach Evans), who is a big UNC fan, and a previous podcast guest. We really appreciate him taking the time to join on the podcast. It’s always a good time when Zach joins us. To download the …

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May
29
2016

Unfathomable Lack of Institutional Control at #Baylor University

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Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  Hope you all have had a great Memorial Day Weekend.  Please remember all those men and women who have died in military service for our country.  We are thankful for their sacrifices – and we have our freedom today because of their service. I’m going to write about …

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May
29
2016

#FireHam Supporters, SMH

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You #FireHam supporters SMH. Soooooo….Jay Wright to FSU? #fireham — Dow Young (@JDowyoung) April 5, 2016 Let’s drop some truth here about Leonard Hamilton (h/t @YouTube for my new favorite song, Truth, from Universal Mind Project): Here are some excerpts from Leonard Hamilton’s biography: Leonard Hamilton is the winningest coach in Florida State history and …

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May
28
2016

Nine Announcers We Would Like To See On An #ACC Network

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Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans.    Our friend, David Teel (you can follow him on Twitter at @DavidTeelatDP) feels that an ACC Network is imminent (h/t @TalkinACCSports). And as we head into NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship weekend – best of luck to North Carolina who will be making the trip to Philadelphia – …

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May
27
2016

Lamar Jackson v. Other ACC Freshman QB’s

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 Lamar’s Freshman Campaign: A Comparative Study & Caveat For 2016 By Dave Lackford The 2016 Buzz There are plenty of reasons for Cards’ fans to be excited about the 2016 season.  For one, the defense is stacked.  They return ultra-talented edge rusher DeVonte Fields, who caught fire in the second half of the 2015 season, …

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May
27
2016

ACC Revenue Numbers for 2014-2015 good, but conference can’t rest.

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Remember when the ACC was going to be left out of the playoff structure predicted in 2012 by some? That didn’t happen. Remember when Florida State and Clemson were supposed to be in the Big 12 and the ACC was going to dissolve? That didn’t happen either. What about the ACC not being able to …

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May
27
2016

Fan Reactions to Recruiting Site Rankings: More Perception Than Reality For ‘Nole Fans

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FSU TRIBE16: A CASE STUDY OF ALL FOUR RECRUITING SITE’S RANKINGS. 5/27/2016 By Dave LackfordAs a moderator for warchant.com I see a lot of comments from subscribers claiming Rivals rankings are totally off and the only sites that can be relied upon for accurate recruit rankings are 24/7 and ESPN, and that Scout should be …

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May
26
2016

Top ACC Football Newcomers for 2016 : 1-5

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May 26, 2016  By Dave Lackford Top Newcomers 20-16 Top Newcomers 15-11 Top Newcomers 10-6   1. Dexter Lawrence –Early Enrollee, Clemson, DT, NC, 6’4” 325-pound Lawrence was a 1st Team USA Today All-American, consensus 5 star, and the composite #2 overall player in the country. Name a Power Five school and the young man …

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May
25
2016

Articles Around the #ACC Blogosphere – May 25, 2016

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  Lots going in the ACC this week. Let’s check in on the ACC Bloggers. Good news for Clemson fans – Clemson blog RubbingtheRock tells us Jaron Blossomgame is returning for his senior season to play basketball for the Tigers.  The Tigers will have their best chance to make the NCAA Tournament in years. Pitt fans …

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May
24
2016

NCAA Baseball Tournament Bracket Projections for May 24, 2016

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This will probably be the last bracket projections before the official announcements on Monday May 27. 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-may-24/#6TzgrgkmiXTb0XB5.97 http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/baseball/bracketology http://www.d1baseball.com/projections/d1baseball64052416/ Make sure you follow the All Sports Discussion Twitter account …

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May
23
2016

The Best Thing You Will Read On The Internet Today – from James Conner

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Atlantic Coast Conference fans – this is the best thing you will read today on the Internet. No more needs to be said.  We are very happy for Pittsburgh running back, James Conner.   God is AMAZING. Just got the call that my body is clean of cancer!!! Been a long road but God had …

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May
23
2016

Remember when the Atlanta Braves used to be really good?

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I’ll admit I’m not that big of Major League Baseball fan, but recently I sat down with my father and watched an Atlanta Braves baseball game. He still enjoys the game, and the Braves actually beat Kansas City 5-0. If it had been the first time I had followed the Braves this year ( yea …

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May
23
2016

Podcast – @Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports preview 2016 Florida State Football with @KilroyFSU

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@Hokiesmash and I (@TalkinACCSports ) are previewing the 2016 Florida State football team in this podcast. We talk with @KilroyFSU, who is a big FSU fan, and a previous podcast guest. We really appreciate him taking the time to join on the podcast. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In …

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