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  1. Q&A: ACC commissioner John Swofford

    Andrea Adelson

    Florida State took the headlines on bowl announcement day Sunday, earning the No. 3 seed in the College Football Playoff and a shot against Oregon in the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual. Georgia Tech also has an opportunity to make...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  2. Q&A: ACC commissioner John Swofford

    Andrea Adelson

    I had a chance to sit down with ACC commissioner John Swofford on Saturday while watching games together in the league's game-day operations center. We spoke at length, so here are a few snippets from our conversation that did not make it into the po...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  3. ACC commissioner John Swofford would like 8 teams in College Foot...

    Matt Fortuna

    ACC commissioner John Swofford thinks eight teams would be an ideal number for a college football playoff.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2014
  4. John Swofford hopes for closure in North Carolina Tar Heels acade...

    Andy Katz

    ACC commissioner John Swofford believes the independent investigation into the academic scandal at North Carolina only will help the NCAA in pursuing its case against the Tar Heels.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2014
  5. Notre Dame, ACC football deal set to begin

    Matt Fortuna

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- On a Sunday summer afternoon in 2012, Notre Dame president Rev. John Jenkins and athletic director Jack Swarbrick hopped on a plane to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. There, they met ACC commissioner John Swofford and Wake Forest p...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  6. If more teams win, ACC perception changes

    Andrea Adelson

    Imagine the scene in the Rose Bowl suite, where ACC commissioner John Swofford watched Florida State win the national championship seven months ago. Did he jump up and scream: Yessss! Finally! It's about time! He had reason to let out a shout. ...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  7. Swofford: Autonomy vote should pass

    Andrea Adelson

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- ACC commissioner John Swofford is confident a proposal granting the Power Five conferences more autonomy will pass when it comes up for a vote next month. Last week, the NCAA announced its board of directors will decide on Aug....

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  8. ACC commissioner John Swofford believes Power Five autonomy vote ...

    Andrea Adelson

    ACC commissioner John Swofford is confident a proposal granting the Power Five conferences more autonomy will pass when it comes up for a vote next month.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2014
  9. Podcast: ACC commissioner Swofford

    David M. Hale

    Ivan Maisel caught up with commissioner John Swofford at the ACC's spring meetings to discuss the conference's decision to move forward with an eight-game league schedule and the issues with planning out future matchups. To check it out, click her...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  10. ACC votes to keep eight-game conference schedule

    Brett McMurphy

    The Atlantic Coast Conference will remain at eight league games, ACC commissioner John Swofford said Monday from the league's spring meetings.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014
  11. ACC commissioner John Swofford -- ref made judgment call on Syrac...

    ACC commissioner John Swofford says the controversial charge call in Saturday night's game between Syracuse and Duke was a "judgment call" by officials.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2014
  12. ACC votes to send title game legislation

    Heather Dinich

    ACC officials have voted to send the NCAA's Board of Directors "a piece of legislation that would grant the conferences the flexibility to determine who played in their football championship game," ACC commissioner John Swofford told ESPN.com on Tues...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  13. Checking in with ACC commissioner, Part II

    Heather Dinich

    Here is the second of a two-part interview with ACC commissioner John Swofford, looking back at the 2013 season and ahead to this year: Were you disappointed at all to see both Charlie Strong and Teddy Bridgewater, the two Louisville stars, not co...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  14. Checking in with ACC commissioner

    Heather Dinich

    The 2013 season has officially ended, and life is good for ACC commissioner John Swofford. Florida State won a national title. Clemson won the Orange Bowl. Eleven ACC teams finished with a winning record, the most by any league since 1932. For the fi...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  15. ACC commish: Scheduling discussed

    Heather Dinich

    ACC commissioner John Swofford said on Friday that he is in favor of conferences having "the autonomy" to determine how teams qualify for their league championship game, and should the NCAA decide this spring to lighten its restrictions, the ACC woul...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  16. ACC commissioner John Swofford favors title-game qualifying redo

    Heather Dinich

    ACC commissioner John Swofford said on Friday he is in favor of conferences having "the autonomy" to determine how teams qualify for their league championship game, and should the NCAA decide this spring to lighten its restrictions, the ACC would consider

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014