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Monthly Archive: April 2017

Apr
30
2017

2018 Draft Preview – Top 5 players at each position

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The 2017 draft just ended so why not have a quick look ahead to the 2018 Draft? Interesting article from CBS Sportsline. They have the top 5 players at each position for the 2018 draft. Yeah a lot can change before next year, but it’s a good read in during the off-season. Make sure you …

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Apr
30
2017

What do we want from our sports coverage?

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As we all know, this week has been a rough one for ESPN on-air talent. A lot of the people who we saw, get laid-off in real time via Twitter (which was weird watching people announce they had been let go) and the reaction from people got me to thinking. What do we want from …

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Apr
29
2017

#ACC Has 43 Players chosen in in 2017 NFL Draft

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Thanks to blog contributor @Hokiesmash_ASD for sending this ACC press release ACC HAS 43 PLAYERS CHOSEN IN 2017 NFL DRAFT         Total Is Second-Highest of Any Conference Nationally ACC Has Had 42 or More Selections in Three of the Last Four Drafts   GREENSBORO, NC—The Atlantic Coast Conference had 43 players chosen in the 2017 National …

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Apr
29
2017

Summarizing the 2017 NFL Draft in Five Tweets.

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The SEC and ACC running 1 and 2 in number of NFL draft picks is a fairly common occurrence. The Pac 12 and Big 10 also had solid drafts, but the Big 12 with 14 picks? 14? That’s not a good look for a conference that’s in general football wise has been trending downward overall …

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Apr
28
2017

@MattZemek admonishes ESPN for ruthless and heartless approach to their layoffs.

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For years I’ve respected the work @MattZemek as a honest and thoughtful sports media member. He is currently Co-editor of @FanRag_U, and I highly recommend you check out that sports site https://www.fanragsports.com/. He had a series of tweets that I think accuracy conveys what many of us thought about the layoffs at ESPN. So many aspects of the ESPN …

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Apr
28
2017

Will the ESPN layoffs affect the upcoming ACC Network?

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Yesterday was a dark day for ESPN. They had a massive layoff of their journalistic talent base.  Times are tough at the 4 letter network. In recent years they’ve lost over 10 Million subscribers. ACC fans are right to wonder if ESPN’s issues could affect the upcoming ACC Network. Syracuse blog NunesMagician has some concerns whether …

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Apr
27
2017

2017 1st Round NFL pick Draft Tracker from SI.com.

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Quick post for tonight… Did you miss the 1st round of the NFL draft? Check out this 1st round draft tracker from SI.com.  Make sure you follow the All Sports Discussion Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC and please like our Facebook Page

Apr
26
2017

ESPN killing the last of its journalistic credibility with layoffs.

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You probably know by now that ESPN absolutely gutted it’s journalistic talent base Wednesday. @awfulannouncing has a complete list of everyone let go.  There are too many names to give our thoughts on all the people that were laid off. I’ll talk about about a few in detail in a moment. I understand it’s a business for ESPN. My …

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Apr
26
2017

@awfulannouncing keeping a list of those laid off by ESPN.

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There is sad news out of ESPN today. Many of their best journalists and personalities are being let go. We knew this day was coming, as it was widely reported. Some of those affected are shocking – from Brett McMurphy @McMurphyESPN - one of the most respected college football insiders to  Danny Kannell @dannykanell - who we called a …

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Apr
25
2017

The 3 Best Major OOC Sports Moments of last 5 years for Florida State, Boston College, and Notre Dame

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Recently we had an article discussing how the ACC was in the midst of a golden age for it’s major sports.  That piece got me thinking in those major sports – football, baseball, basketball (men’s and women’s) what were the 3 biggest moments for each ACC school the last 5 years? We’re going to to take three …

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Apr
24
2017

Check out those NFL Mock Drafts for 2017 (4/24/2017 Update)

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  Just a few more days until the NFL Draft on April 27. Here’s your last second mock drafts to check out. NFL.com Mock Draft CBSSportsline Mock Draft USAToday Mock Draft SI.Com Mock Draft SBNation Mock Draft Make sure you follow the All Sports Discussion Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC and please like our Facebook Page    

Apr
24
2017

Podcast – @Hokiesmash_ASD & @TalkinACCSports preview 2017 NC State Football with @UMWolfPack87

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@Hokiesmash_ASD and @TalkinACCSports are getting you prepared for football with our yearly ACC Football preview podcasts. We have our second preview podcast with @UMwolfpack87 who joined us to talk NC State Football. We thank @UMwolfpack87 for joining us this week. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on ITUNES …

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Apr
23
2017

The 3 Best Major OOC Sports Moments of last 5 years for Wake Forest, Louisville, and NC State

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Recently we had an article discussing how the ACC was in the midst of a golden age for it’s major sports.  That piece got me thinking in those major sports – football, baseball, basketball (men’s and women’s) what were the 3 biggest moments for each ACC school the last 5 years? We’re going to to take three …

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Apr
23
2017

Awesome twitter response to SEC announcing Attendance Figures make it the best football conference.

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Oh my… @DakMoyer just did a mic drop. National champs: ACC Heisman: ACC Orange Bowl: ACC Sugar Bowl: Big 12 Rose Bowl: Pac-12 Fiesta Bowl: Big 10 But yeah, attendance. https://t.co/34nrXXxqlp — Dakota Moyer (@DakMoyer) April 21, 2017   Best. Football. Conference. PERIOD. pic.twitter.com/XkALTDfYNx — SEC Network (@SECNetwork) April 20, 2017 Make sure you follow the All …

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Apr
22
2017

Future NCAA Championship sites released through 2022.

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We have just a short post for tonight. Earlier this week the NCAA released their championship sites through the year 2022.  Start making your travel plans now! Make sure you follow the All Sports Discussion Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC and please like our Facebook Page

Apr
21
2017

The Chicago #Blackhawks Get Swept – WTF is next?

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  Well, LOL. The Chicago Blackhawks get swept by the Nashville Predators. In what world does this happen? Where in the hell was Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Artemi Panarin, or Brent Seabrook?  These guys are some of the highest paid players in the the National Hockey League (Toews, Kane, and Seabrook make just under a …

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