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  1. Stronger nonconference schedules a byproduct of the College Footb...

    Heather Dinich

    The College Football Playoff is motivating teams to beef up their nonconference schedules, producing some marquee matchups, writes Heather Dinich.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  2. Tom Osborne to be recused from voting for Nebraska Cornhuskers in...

    Heather Dinich

    Former Nebraska coach and athletic director Tom Osborne will be recused from voting for the Cornhuskers in the first College Football Playoff, sources told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  3. AD opinions mixed on ACC scheduling

    Heather Dinich

    Wake Forest athletic director Ron Wellman is ready for a vote -- again. After years of flip-flopping between an eight- and nine-game league schedule, the topic is once again up for debate as the ACC athletic directors, coaches and administrators p...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  4. ACC ADs leery of player unionization

    Heather Dinich

    Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich grew up in Alliquipa, Pa., with a blue-collar background from the Western part of the state -- what he described as an area heavy with labor unions. He wonders how student-athletes who unionize are going to pa...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  5. Ga. Tech AD: Johnson right coach for job

    Heather Dinich

    After back-to-back seven-win seasons that included a disappointing bowl loss to Ole Miss and losses to rival Georgia, Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson enters his seventh season in Atlanta under increased scrutiny from naysayers. But athletic director ...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  6. Virginia AD is confident in Mike London

    Heather Dinich

    After a 2-10 finish in 2013 that included a winless record in ACC play, the pressure is mounting on Virginia coach Mike London to turn things around, but athletic director Craig Littlepage gave London a vote of confidence on Monday in an interview wi...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  7. AD gearing up for role on playoff committee

    Heather Dinich

    Spring football hasn't even begun in Death Valley, and Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich is already trying to figure out what his November schedule will look like as one of 13 members on the College Football Playoff Selection Committee. "No...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  8. Pitt AD reflects on move to ACC

    Heather Dinich

    When it comes to "Moving Day" in the ACC blog, Pitt and Syracuse are old pros. Been there, moved that. I spoke with Pitt athletic director Steve Pederson recently to get his take on how the program's move to the ACC went (yes, technically it's still ...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  9. PSU's Franklin will be tough foe for Terps

    Heather Dinich

    Penn State is Dream Job No. 2 for James Franklin. Dream Job No. 1 slipped out of his grasp in 2010, when Maryland hired Kevin Anderson as its athletic director. In February 2009, Franklin was Maryland's offensive coordinator and one of the coun...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  10. Lane Kiffin reflects on mistakes; firing as USC Trojans coach 've...

    Heather Dinich

    Former USC coach Lane Kiffin, who was abruptly fired last month, conceded on ESPN's College GameDay show Saturday morning that he has made mistakes at each of his previous coaching stops.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2013
  11. Hokies AD talks about Michael Holmes case

    Heather Dinich

    If you think the case of Virginia Tech running back Michael Holmes is unusual -- an athlete getting kicked out of school by the school itself, and not by the athletic department or the legal system -- you're right. Athletic director Jim We...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  12. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Ooooh, big game in ACC country! Who ya got?? Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich was one of 10 people chosen by NCAA president Mark Emmert to participate in an Athletic Director Advisory Group to the NCAA leadership. Georgia Tech has been ...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  13. Pitt AD receives extension

    Heather Dinich

    Pitt athletic director Steve Pederson has signed a new five-year contract that runs through at least 2018, the school announced on Tuesday. "With the University of Pittsburgh set to officially join the Atlantic Coast Conference on July 1, our athl...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  14. Pittsburgh Panthers sign AD Steve Pederson to 5-year extension

    Heather Dinich

    Pittsburgh athletic director Steve Pederson has signed a five-year contract extension that runs through at least 2018, the school announced on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  15. Georgia Tech hires AD

    Heather Dinich

    Georgia Tech has hired Xavier University's Mike Bobinski as its new athletic director, the school announced on Wednesday. Bobinski replaces Dan Radakovich, who left to take the same position at Clemson. Bobinski, who is also the current chair of the ...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  16. Mike Bobinski hired as Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets athletic direc...

    Heather Dinich

    Georgia Tech has hired Xavier University's Mike Bobinski as its new athletic director, the school announced on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013