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  1. ACC Upset Watch: Week 11

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC motto is expect the unexpected. Which favorites are on Upset Watch this week? Duke (7-1, 3-1) at Syracuse (3-6, 1-4), 12:30 p.m., ESPN3. Line: Duke by 3.5. Get all your basketball jokes out of the way now. Feel better? Duke has been much s...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  2. Louisville calls on famous fan for pub

    Andrea Adelson

    The latest round of expansion has given the ACC a pretty clear win. Trading Maryland for Louisville? No-brainer, really. Better football. Better basketball. More profitable athletic department. But forget all that. Bigger still? ...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  3. Condoleezza Rice officially on College Football Playoff committee...

    Andrea Adelson

    The College Football Playoff selection committee wasted no time appointing a woman, despite the initial outcry at Condoleezza Rice's inclusion.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
  4. Antone Exum won't play vs. UNC

    Andrea Adelson

    Virginia Tech cornerback Antone Exum has put his comeback attempt on hold. Exum won't play Saturday against North Carolina despite being medically cleared to return to the field from a torn ACL, sustained in January in a pickup basketball game. He...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  5. The ultimate bucket list and the ACC

    Andrea Adelson

    College traditions span from East Coast to West Coast, from football to basketball to baseball, too. So what are the must-go-to destinations across the country for every college sports fan? We are here to help. ESPN has put together the ultimate B...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  6. Big East mailblog

    Andrea Adelson

    Ask, and you shall receive. DMG in Tampa, Fla., writes: The Big East today is basketball, no football yet nobody calls it the AAC or American Athletic Conference but everyone keeps calling it the Big East. Is there a law or contract that says you ...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  7. Louisville in middle of banner sports year

    Andrea Adelson

    Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has had a pretty incredible week. But his athletic director, Tom Jurich, has him one-upped. Jurich has had a pretty incredible year. How about this for a series of events that began in August: The foo...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  8. ESPN, Big East announce media rights deal

    Andrea Adelson

    ESPN and the soon-t0-be-renamed Big East announced a new media rights deal Tuesday to broadcast its football, basketball and Olympic sports through 2019-20. Financial terms were not disclosed. "I am delighted that the current Big East Conferenc...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  9. Miami football has some catching up to do

    Andrea Adelson

    Miami is the toast of the ACC hoops world today. As if that is not strange enough to hear, think about that fact a different way. The men's basketball team has now beaten the football team to an ACC championship. Bizarro world indeed. Becaus...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  10. Big East mailbag

    Andrea Adelson

    Enjoy the weekend, folks! Joel in Florida writes: I think the new Big East has real potential that many are not seeing yet. But in time, a Memphis with its basketball, a Houston with both and a UCF-USF rivalry with those size markets, could be bet...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  11. Big East name change in the works?

    Andrea Adelson

    One of the biggest mysteries remaining surrounding the Big East is what to do about its name. Though commissioner Mike Aresco has said repeatedly the league wants to remain known as the Big East, the departing basketball-only schools want the name...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  12. ACC's lunchtime links

    Andrea Adelson

    Is Miami a basketball town all of a sudden?! Clemson is aiming high for the class of 2014. Defensive lineman D.J. Reader is making his pitch to play baseball. ESPN college football analyst Mark May thinks highly of the Tigers. New Duke assist...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  13. UConn president confident in future

    Andrea Adelson

    There is little doubt that UConn has been hit hardest among the remaining Big East schools with all the changes to the conference lineup, considering its close basketball ties with the seven departing hoops members. After all, the Huskies are a fo...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  14. Source: Hoops schools upset with direction

    Andrea Adelson

    For those who have wondered about basketball schools contemplating a split from the Big East, I present to you this story from Andy Katz and Brett McMurphy: The seven Big East Catholic, non-FBS schools met with Big East commissioner Mike Aresco on S...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  15. Big East mailblog

    Andrea Adelson

    Mail time! Eric in East Brunswick, N.J., writes: Andrea, What does the hiring of the new commish mean for the football/basketball school relationship? Do you think a split is coming or will he try to hold them all together? Andrea Adelson: I ca...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  16. Could football get recruiting changes next?

    Andrea Adelson

    Could a recent recruiting rules change in Division I men's basketball ultimately come to football? Men's hoops coaches are now allowed to send unlimited text messages and make unlimited phone calls to prospective student-athletes who are heading i...

    Blog | June 15, 2012