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Category Archive: Other Sports

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
19
2016

Final Thoughts on the 2016 U.S. Open : Dustin Johnson saves USGA from embarrassment by rolling to victory.

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The USGA owes a big big thank you to Dustin Johnson. It what would have been one of the most embarrassing rulings every made in sport, Dustin Johnson saved the USGA. The USGA had ruled that Johnson “might” suffer a 1 stroke penalty due to his ball moving on the putting surface. Johnson may or …

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Jun
17
2016

Previewing the 2016 College World Series

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One of the most underrated sporting events of the summer starts Saturday. It’s the College World Series. I’m a casual fan of college baseball, but I’m certainly no expert. I’ll leave that to the guys that really know the game. To prepare for the for the CWS here are a couple of great preview links. …

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Jun
12
2016

2016 U.S. Open Preview: The Top 10 Contenders.

Jason-Day

  The U.S. Open returns to Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania, and the world’s best come in playing well. 1. Jason Day Jason Day’s best seems just a little bit better these days than everyone else that tees it up. Jason Day has won 3 of the last 7 tournaments he’s entered. He can bomb …

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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
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
22
2016

2016 ACC Baseball Championship Bracket Announced

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  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
08
2016

NCAA Baseball Tournament Bracket Projections for May 8, 2016

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The ACC is still looking strong as most predictions have 9 ACC Baseball Teams making the field. http://www.baseballamerica.com/college/projected-field-of-64-may-4/#3Yc103Io6CHDVRfg.97 http://www.collegesportsmadness.com/baseball/bracketology http://www.collegebaseballdaily.com/2016/05/03/2016-ncaa-baseball-regional-projections-may-3rd/ Make sure you follow the All Sports Discussion Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC and please like our Facebook Page.

Apr
29
2016

NCAA Baseball Tournament Bracket Projections for April 29, 2016

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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
10
2016

Final Thoughts on the 2016 Masters: Jordan Spieth collapses as Danny Willett wins the Green Jacket.

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I tweeted this at 5:04 PM Another run away at the Masters… Zzzzz . — Jeff or Jeffrey Fann (@TalkinACCSports) April 10, 2016 It look liked for the 3rd straight year, it appeared we were headed to an anti-climatic back 9 after Jordan Spieth took a 5 shot lead heading new hole #10. Already a …

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Apr
04
2016

Podcast – @Hokiesmash and @TalkinACCSports preview the Frozen 4 and UNC/Villanova Basketball Title Game with @WillsWorldMN and @JoeMicik

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@Hokiesmash and I ( @TalkinACCSports ) preview a couple of great events on this podcast with two outstanding podcast guests @WillsWorldMN of  and @JoeMicik. Be sure to check out the great ACC writing and podcast at accnation.net. I let the college hockey experts fire away on the Frozen Four, and then we preview the National Championship game between UNC …

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Apr
03
2016

2016 Masters Preview: The Top 10 Contenders.

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It’s Master’s week. If you’ve read the blog in the past you know we’ll check in on golf especially during the 4 majors, and this is one of those times. Let’s preview the top 10 contenders for the first major of the year. 1. Jason Day Jason Day has always been a world class golfer, but …

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Jan
22
2016

Female Sarah Storey takes National Circuit Championships title

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An inspiring story sent to us about para-olympic athletie Sarah Storey…. Female Sarah Storey was crowned National Circuit Champion, alongside Matt Clinton, after winning the 20-mile contest held at Cranfield in Bedfordshire on Sunday. Storey beat her Pearl Izumi Sports Tours International team-mate Claire Rose to the women’s title, storming round the course in a …

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Aug
16
2015

Final Thoughts on the 2015 PGA Championship: Jason Day out duels Jordan Spieth to win first major.

Jason-Day

It was only a matter of time for Jason Day. He’s been one of the most consistent major championship players over the last 5 years. Day finally got his first major out dueling 2-Time Major Winner Jordan Spieth. I can see him winning 4-8 majors over the course of his career. He’s contended at every …

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Jul
20
2015

Final Thoughts on the 2015 British Open: Zach Johnson wins, Jordan Spieth denied shot at the Grand Slam.

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  Let’s give Zach Johnson his due. Coming into the final round of the British Open, the story was Jordan Spieth’s pursuit of the Grand Slam, or amateur Paul Dunne making a run at the major. Maybe Sergio Garcia or Jason Day were going to win their 1st major. Zach Johnson came into Monday a …

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Jul
16
2015

Are We In For A Sports Commentary Revival? Look out for HBO!

ESPN has lost 3.2 million subscribers in a year, according to Nielsen. To put that in perspective, Netflix added 3.3 million subscribers in three months. ESPN reaches 92.9 million households, but with streaming services becoming readily available, subscribers are finding it easier to cut the cord. As a result, ESPN has seen cuts to some …

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