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Monthly Archive: May 2016

May
22
2016

2016 ACC Baseball Championship Bracket Announced

  Thanks to @Hokiesmash for news release from the ACC GREENSBORO, N.C. — Pairings and game times have been set for the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship, which gets underway Tuesday at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, North Carolina.  Miami (43-10, 21-7) earned the No. 1 overall seed and will head up Pool A. The …

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May
22
2016

#ACC to Partner Once Again with American Athletic Conference in St. Petersburg Bowl

Good morning, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  Just a really quick post this morning – we’re 14 Saturdays away from a full slate of college football (AC/DC is happy) – and I missed some ACC football news in the last couple of weeks.  The ACC is going to partner again with the American Athletic Conference …

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May
21
2016

The ACC’s 10 best Out of Conference football wins since 2010.

Here is an article I’m going to do each year following football season, so some of the games reviewed will be repeats of the year before. The reason I start in 2010, is because I want to highlight the resurgence of the ACC that started during the current decade. 1. #1 Florida State 34 #2 …

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May
20
2016

Top ACC Football Newcomers for 2016 : #10-6

By Dave Lackford Top Newcomers 20-16 Top Newcomers 15-11 10. Baveon “Booga Joe” Johnson, Florida State, C, 6’3″ 332-pounds Johnson was the composite #1 center in the class of 2016. He is a ferocious mauler and gets into the second level of the defense better than any center FSU has recruited in a long time. …

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May
19
2016

Articles Around the #ACC Blogosphere – May 19, 2016

  It’s that time where we start preparing some of those first looks at ACC football, and where ACC baseball is starts to take centerstage. Let’s see what the ACC Bloggers are talking about. Syracuse blog NunesMagician discusses what a potential Big 10/ESPN split could mean for the ACC.  In front of over 19000 college …

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May
18
2016

NCAA Baseball Tournament Bracket Projections for May 18, 2016

With only a couple of weeks to go before the baseball NCAA Tournament brackets are released, lets find where the current projections are at. 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-18/#PAKxADZAe8dZyFKO.97 http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/baseball/bracketology http://www.collegebaseballdaily.com/2016/05/17/2016-ncaa-baseball-regional-projections-may-17th/ Make sure …

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May
17
2016

Week 1 College Football gametimes released, and they are spectacular.

Just look at this week 1 college football schedule that was released today.  I think I have a tear. Even the SEC East cellar dweller matchup between South Carolina and Vanderbilt is intriguing because it is game one of the season. With such highly anticipated week 1, 5 ACC teams are featured. That’s second only to …

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May
16
2016

@DavidTeelatDP says ACC-ESPN collaboration (Network) “seems” imminent.

I’m just going let David Teel, one of the most respected ACC media member’s, article on the seeming imminent nature of ACC network speak for itself.  From that Daily Press piece. Yet for all of Swofford’s polite camouflaging, the answer seems clear: The ACC and ESPN eventually will team on a new, more lucrative model for presenting …

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May
16
2016

Podcast – @Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports review Clemson spring Football with @CUBOSCO

@Hokiesmash and I (@TalkinACCSports ) take a look at the defending ACC Champion Clemson.  We talk with @CUBOSCO about the Clemson Tigers this week. We really appreciate diehard Clemson fan @CUBOSCO  joining us and filling us in on Tiger’s football as we ready for the 2016 football season. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. …

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May
15
2016

How to Improve the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans!!! Hope you all had a great weekend!! As college basketball and spring college  football are done for the year, we have sporting events that tide us over until college football starts again in the fall.  And we’re talking about the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship – we have some …

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May
15
2016

ACC takes step in the right direction with centralized replay.

The ACC has been a much maligned conference when it comes to their officiating especially in football. I believe that officiating across the country has become extremely poor. That said last year the ACC had some high profile officiating controversies that were not a good look for the conference. I wrote last year that the …

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May
13
2016

Swofford Taking the Right Approach on Future #ACC Championship Events In North Carolina

Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans – you know that saying – it’s always five o’clock somewhere!! 😉 We rarely touch on political issues here, but this is one I’m going to touch on because ACC Commisioner, John Swofford, is handling it well. Specifically, the North Carolina legislature recently passed House Bill 2, which bans …

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May
12
2016

The ACC appears to be closing in on finalizing their Conference Network.

The ACC Spring Meetings have came and went, and as expected we didn’t get an official announcement of the much anticipated ACC Network. Critics of John Swofford expressed frustration and disappointment that more news wasn’t released. Read between the lines of recent statements from those in the media, to ACC AD’s, to even John Swofford …

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May
11
2016

Articles Around the #ACC Blogosphere – May 11, 2016

The ACC Spring Meetings are in Amelia Island, Florida this week. ACC Blog ACCPrescription has the latest ACC Network rumors.   Interesting stuff… I’ll blog more on this in a few days, but the breadcrumbs are there. It’s coming folks. Why should you be excited about ACC Football this year? Find out from ACC Blog ACCNation.net.  …

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May
10
2016

With 5 Way-Too-Early Pre-Season Top 25 teams, Times have Changed for ACC football.

Back in January  we looked at several Way To Early Top 25 College Football Polls.  Most polls had 4 or 5 ACC teams. Now it is May and ESPN’s Mark Schlabach has updated his pre-season rankings, and 5 ACC teams made the top 25.  2. Clemson  4. Florida State 19. North Carolina 24. Miami 25. Louisville …

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May
09
2016

Podcast – @Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports review Pittsburgh spring Football with @CzarOfPgh

@Hokiesmash and I are back at the ACC podcasting, after a short break.  We talk with @CzarOfPgh about the Pittsburgh Panthers this week. We really appreciate @CzarOfPgh joining us and filling us in on the Panthers football for 2016. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on …

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