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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
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
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
16
2017

A Very Heartfelt Letter from University of Virginia President, Teresa Sullivan

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  Good morning, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans.  Happy Easter wherever you are!   We stand with @virginia_tech. President Sullivan’s letter to President Sands: https://t.co/31PmxOSqp9 pic.twitter.com/RA1RqtkAAJ — UVA (@UVA) April 16, 2017 I read this letter this morning from the University of Virginia President, Teresa Sullivan.  It was wonderful.  Please read every word. God …

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Apr
16
2017

Happy Easter from all of us at @AllSportsDACC

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  Good morning, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans. Happy Easter from all of us at All Sports Discussion.  Enjoy this day with your families. Make you follow the All Sports Discussion Twitter account at @AllSportsDACC and please like our Facebook Page

Apr
16
2017

Legislation Proposes that #UNC and #NCState Leave Conference if #ACC Boycotts State of North Carolina

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Woof.   North Carolina lawmakers file bill that would pull #UNC + #NCState from @theACC if #ACC boycotts the state again after #HB2 fallout. @myfox8 pic.twitter.com/6xDhUZGFvz — Alex Rose (@AlexRoseNews) April 12, 2017   Let’s get right to the point of this legislation (HB 728):  Republican representatives Bert Jones, Chris Millis, Mark Brody and Jeff Collins …

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Apr
16
2017

2017 Director’s Cup Standings – Final Winter Update

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Good morning, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  Happy Easter!! College football and men’s basketball are over now – but we got the @AllSportsDACC spring football podcast series up and running – and it’s live!!! Make sure you check it out. Many of you might not have heard of the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. It is …

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Apr
16
2017

Las Vegas Journal Report: Desiree Reed-Francois agrees to become UNLV’s athletic director

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Happy Easter, everyone!! The mark of an excellent athletic director or coach is that he starts to develop a web of hires around the country.  You always see, for example, the Coach K coaching tree (look at Steve Wojciechowski at Marquette or Chris Collins at Northwestern). Virginia Tech’s Whit Babcock now appears to have that …

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Apr
15
2017

Former @AllSportsDACC Contributors – Where are they now?

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When I started this blog way back 2011 just to get my thoughts out on the ACC Sports primarily, I never imagined it would have thousands of reads with a podcast with all the great guests we’ve had. @Hokiesmash_ASD   has done so much work organizing that over the years. @JamesIV1978, our newest contributor, is current …

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Apr
08
2017

#ACC Leading the Way in Hiring Female Athletic Directors and Management Personnel (H/T @AAdelsonESPN)

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Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  Hope you are enjoying some of the early ACC spring football games. Just a quick post for tonight – saw this great story from Andrea Adleson of ESPN – and we are really glad that she is bringing attention to this.  The ACC is leading the way in …

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Apr
08
2017

The @AllSportsDACC #ACC Football Podcasts Are Back!!!!!!

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Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans. We have a lot in store for you at @AllSportsDACC: On Sunday, @MikeKlineDSB talks #Duke football w/ @TalkinACCSports & I on the @AllSportsDACC #ACC podcast – the longest running ACC podcast. — Matthew (@hokiesmash_ASD) April 8, 2017 Obviously we can’t have a fun podcast without great guests …

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Apr
05
2017

Associated Press Report: Nebraska Law Enforcement Officials Investigating Some #BBN Threats to NCAA Referee

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  Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans.  Hope all is well in your world. If you haven’t heard, right after Kentucky lost to North Carolina in the NCAA tournament, one of the referees in the game, John Higgins, got harassed by some really terrible Big Blue Nation fans. We’ve really seen a new …

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Apr
02
2017

Meet Former Virginia Tech Wide Receiver, Ernest Wilford, Now an Award-Winning Jacksonville, FL Police Officer

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  Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sports fans. A nice story from the good news department to close the Sunday evening: JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - After a kidnapped 2-year-old girl was found safe in a dumpster Thursday evening less than an hour after she was taken in Northwest Jacksonville, the girl’s grandmother commended the Jacksonville Sheriff’s …

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Mar
29
2017

Does the #ACC Follow the NCAA on HB2? Most Likely, Yes.

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Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans. A couple days again, we blogged about the status of future NCAA tournaments in the State of North Carolina (which, in short, is pretty much based on the repeal of HB2 in North Carolina).  For more about that, read our post here.  If you asked me today, it’s …

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Mar
29
2017

Final Four Preview from SI.com

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    So did you have a Final Four or Oregon, Gonzaga, South Carolina, and North Carolina? Check out SI.com’s preview of the Final Four.  North Carolina has the highest ceiling of any of the teams. When they shredded the field in Maui, it was the best basketball I’ve seen from any team this year. That …

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Mar
27
2017

Will North Carolina Meet the NCAA Deadline to Repeal HB2? Probably Not.

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    Good evening, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans.  Hope you are doing well. We don’t write about political issues here at All Sports Discussion very often (at all, in fact).  This is a very apolitical site – we write about ACC sports – that’s our mission here (but time to time, I go back …

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