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Aug
14
2016

We’ve been privileged to watch Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps.

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Usain Bolt just won the 100 meter race for his 3rd straight Olympic gold medal in the event. He still has 2 more events to go the 4 x 100 Relay and the 200 Meter. He’s already the greatest sprinter we’ve ever seen. Congratulations! ⚡️⚡️⚡️ @UsainBolt wins the 100m in 9.81s #Athletics #GOLD #Olympicshttps://t.co/hViGoQlFKW — …

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Jul
24
2016

2016 PGA Championship Preview: The Top 10 Contenders.

Jason-Day

The final major of the year is upon us. The PGA Championship is being played only 2 weeks after the British Open because of the Olympics this year. We’re headed to the famed Baltursol Golf course in New Jersey. 1. Dustin Johnson  Dustin Johnson has had 4 straight top 10 Major Finishes and he won …

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Jul
17
2016

Final Thoughts on the 2016 British Open : Henrik Stenson out duels Phil Mickelson to win his first major.

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What a performance by Swede Henrik Stenson to win his first major, and the first male player to ever win a major from Sweden. Outside of Mickelson, Stenson blew the field away with a clinic of ball striking and putting. Stenson has been a fixture in the world’s top 10 for years, and has contended …

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Jul
10
2016

2016 British Open Preview: The Top 10 Contenders.

The Open Championship Media Day

Back to the British Open, the 3rd Major of the year. Who are the top contenders? Here we go. The British Open heads back to Royal Troon for the first time since 2004 this week. 1. Dustin Johnson  The hottest golfer on the planet Dustin Johnson has to the be the favorite going into this …

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Jun
28
2016

Legendary Coaches Pat Summitt and Buddy Ryan pass away.

Pat-Summitt

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
26
2016

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

Coastal

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.

Dustin

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

Miami_Baseball

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.

Virginia_Baseball

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

Miami_Baseball

  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

Virginia_Baseball

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

AllSportsDACC

@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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