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Monthly Archive: June 2016

Jun
30
2016

Ranking the 5 best Defensive Linemen in the ACC for 2016.

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We turn the page now to the ACC’s best players on Defense start with the Defensive Linemen. Previous and Upcoming Rankings Quarterbacks | Running Backs | Wide Receivers | Offensive Linemen  | Tight Ends | Linebackers | Cornerbacks | Safeties | Special Teams 1) DeMarcus Walker, Florida State Add DeMarcus Walker to the long list of elite Florida State Defensive Linemen that they seem to turn out year after year. …

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Jun
29
2016

Explaining BREXIT through Conference Expansion and Realignment

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By now you have most likely heard of the BREXIT (Britain Exit) movement.  If not, here is a short summary of events. The UK held a referendum on their status in the European Union and voted to leave by a narrow margin (52% to 48%).  There was a large turnout for the vote (71.8%).  This …

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Jun
28
2016

ACC Football: Camp Storylines

With 60 days until the 2016 College Football season kicks off, it is time to discuss some camp story lines as teams start to form their identity going forward. As teams are getting prepared  and ready for what looks to be an exciting ACC Football season, let’s look at what’s got some teams buzzing… The …

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Jun
28
2016

Legendary Coaches Pat Summitt and Buddy Ryan pass away.

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Very sad news today with the passing of two legendary coaches Pat Summitt and Buddy Ryan. Just my brief thoughts on both. Former Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt was the Arnold Palmer of women’s basketball. There is no WNBA, no UCONN, no Women’s Basketball Tournament on ESPN without her. She was a pioneer and …

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Jun
28
2016

ACC and BIG EAST to Lead Men’s Basketball Officiating Alliance

Alliance Will Include A-10 and CAA (orignally posted here) Teleconference Transcript (June 28, 2016) GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – The Atlantic Coast Conference and BIG EAST Conference, announced today the formation of a men’s basketball officiating alliance, which also includes the Atlantic 10 and Colonial Athletic Association, who have collaborated with the ACC in previous years. …

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Jun
27
2016

Podcast – @Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports preview 2016 Virginia Tech Football with @treadmillhorse

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@Hokiesmash and I (@TalkinACCSports ) are previewing the 2016 Virginia Tech football team in this podcast. We talk with Dan Caro @treadmillhorse  owner of the Virginia Tech blog site treadmillhorse.com. We really appreciate Dan joining us on the podcast. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on …

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Jun
27
2016

Malcolm Delaney – Climbing the Mountain, Overseas Life

The overseas route isn’t glamorous and it’s not easy. It’s also not for everybody. But for a select few, like Malcolm Delaney, it allows for growth. It allows for players to put the game of basketball and also the game of life in to better perspective. Malcolm Delaney went undrafted out of Virginia Tech in …

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Jun
26
2016

Coastal Carolina’s run to CWS Championship Series just more proof of absurdity of Power 5 separating.

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The Power 5 should separate from the Group of 5 schools and lower division schools. The Group of 5 and lower division schools can’t compete with the big money Power 5 schools. You’ve heard it over and over. 2016 has been the season of revenge for the lower division schools, where they proved not only …

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Jun
25
2016

Articles Around the #ACC Blogosphere – June 25, 2016

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Miami was the first team eliminated in the college world series. It was a disappointing college baseball tournament for the ACC, no doubt about it. Has the ACC turn it’s interests towards football? Let’s find out from the ACC Bloggers. ACC Blog ACCPrescription tells us where the ACC stands in terms of television ratings versus …

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Jun
24
2016

2016 NBA Draft Winners and Losers

The NBA Draft was a night where the ACC led the way with the most players drafted with 8 and also a night of winners and losers, here they are. Winners   1) Brandon Ingram Behind much deserve fan fare and hype, Brandon Ingram is now a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. It begins …

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Jun
23
2016

NBA Offseason: Top 10 NBA Free Agents 2016

As we approach the end of June, the start of free agency in the NBA begins July 1. Here’s a look at the top 10 players that are free agents entering would could be a very active offseason for some top NBA teams. 1. Kevin Durant, F, Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant is one of …

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Jun
23
2016

2016 NBA Mock Draft – A Final Look

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Need one last look at an NBA Mock Draft, before Thursday’s night draft? Check out CBSSports.com lastest NBA Mock Draft.  Also in an article written by site contributor @HereGoJayAgain, we look at the ACC’s top draft prospects.  Make sure you follow the All Sports Discussion Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC and please like our Facebook Page!

Jun
22
2016

Ranking the 5 best Tight Ends in the ACC for 2016.

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Who are the best Tight Ends in the ACC? Let’s find out. Previous and Upcoming Rankings Quarterbacks | Running Backs | Wide Receivers | Offensive Linemen | Defensive Linemen | Linebackers | Cornerbacks | Safeties | Special Teams 1) Jordan Leggett, Clemson Jordan Leggett has always been naturally gift player, he just didn’t always play like it. Now he is, coming off 40 reception 2015 season. He’s made several …

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Jun
22
2016

Putting the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Finals Run into Historical Perspective

  Just as the Golden State Warriors made history with their 73-9 record, the Cleveland Cavaliers have also made history becoming the first team in NBA history to come back from down 3-1 to win an NBA title. That record is now 1-32 after the Cavaliers 93-89 victory. The Cavaliers became just the fourth NBA …

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Jun
21
2016

Podcast – @Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports preview 2016 Louisville Football with @_EthanMoore

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@Hokiesmash and I (@TalkinACCSports ) are previewing the 2016 Louisville football team in this podcast. We talk with @_EthanMoore of http://louisvillesportslive.net/. It a great Louisville site, and they also have a great Louisville/ACC radio show. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on ITUNES to get …

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Jun
20
2016

Lebron James cements his legacy as one of the All-Time greats with Cavaliers title.

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The debate is over. There isn’t any question anymore. Lebron James is one the greatest basketball players ever… period. For a player that already had 2 NBA Championships, James took a lot of criticism. He was 2-6 in NBA Finals. He wasn’t Michael Jordan. He wasn’t Magic, or Bird, or Kobe. He turned his back …

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