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  1. Big 12 would present TCU, Baylor as co-champions

    Heather Dinich

    The Big 12 would officially leave the TCU-Baylor debate in the hands of the College Football Playoff selection committee, commissioner Bob Bowlsby said in a teleconference on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2014
  2. Playoff road maps for every contender

    Heather Dinich

    Nine teams have a legitimate shot at the playoff. Here's what each team needs to happen to secure a spot.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2014
  3. How do the CFB Playoff committee members view conference strength...

    Heather Dinich

    Conference strength? CFB Playoff committee members say it's not that important. What other views of their new job do they have as the first month of the season comes to a close?

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  4. Hokies, Mountaineers to open 2017 at FedEx

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech and West Virginia will open the 2017 season against each other at FedEx Field, the home of the Washington Redskins. The game will take place Sept. 2, 2017, and will be the Hokies' fourth appearance at FedEx Field since 2004 and West ...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  5. Lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    You followin' @ESPN_ACC? How will Greg Dent's suspension affect the Noles' offense? The ACC made more money in TV revenue in 2011-2012 than the Big 12 and Pac-12, reports David Teel. The father of Florida State incoming freshman linebacker Ma...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  6. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    News you can use ... ACC versus the Big 12 instead of the Big East? Woot woot. Clemson has put on the pads and started to get down to business. Georgia Tech hosted its junior day on Saturday in anticipation of what could be the largest recrui...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  7. GT wins shootout in Chapel Hill

    Heather Dinich

    No, this isn't the Big 12. It wasn't USC and Oregon. It was, however, a shootout. North Carolina's defense had the bye week to prepare for Georgia Tech's spread option offense and it didn't matter one bit. Paul Johnson blew that theory -- and UNC'...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  8. ACC bowl watch

    Heather Dinich

    The situation has improved. Last week, the ACC was the only BCS conference without a bowl-eligible team. This week, the league has three bowl eligible teams in Clemson, Florida State and ... Duke. The Big 12, Big East and Big Ten have two bowl eli...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  9. High-stakes matchup for the ACC

    Heather Dinich

    The Pac-12 will never understand. The Big 12 has no idea what it feels like. And the Big Ten only thinks it can relate. No other conference in the country, though, is dwarfed by the SEC like the ACC. The shadow the nation's best conference casts o...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  10. Stakes have rarely been so high for Clemson Tigers, Florida State...

    Heather Dinich

    The stakes have rarely been so high in the ACC. Florida State and Clemson are not just playing for the ACC Atlantic Division lead, they're playing for their BCS aspirations and to improve the league's national perception.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2012
  11. ACC gets big win with ND in the lineup

    Heather Dinich

    Remember this day, ACC fans, because it's going to be historic. The ACC has managed to do what no other conference has been able to, and get Notre Dame to embrace change. Not the Big Ten. Not the Big 12. The ACC. "The only conference with wh...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  12. ACC and the Orange Bowl

    Heather Dinich

    Under the new four-team playoff format, there will be a total of six major bowls, two of which we already know about: the Champions Bowl (Big 12-SEC) and the Rose Bowl (Pac-12, Big Ten). The ACC is expected to announce its future bowl partner "in the...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  13. Ranking ACC nonconference schedules

    Heather Dinich

    ACC commissioner John Swofford has said that the conference would prefer to have strength of schedule considered during the selection process for a four-team playoff. Well, just how strong are the ACC schedules this year? The league has some statemen...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  14. ACC fares well in classroom

    Heather Dinich

    When it comes to speculation about conference realignment and rumors about teams leaving the ACC, you can't emphasize enough the importance of academics to the ACC. The folks in Greensboro love it. The university presidents love it. And they reall...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  15. Friday mailblog

    Heather Dinich

    Sometimes I get questions. Other times, my mailbag is there for you to vent ... Christopher Cothran in Jupiter, FL writes: Heather, You need to tell these guys to stop talking about the Big XII - II and get them to focus on winning football games....

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  16. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Maybe one day we'll talk about football again ... Finally. Somebody has realized that nobody is going to make a move until the playoff format is decided upon. Big 12, yada yada. Hmph. The ACC embarrasses the Big 12 when it comes to big boy sche...

    Blog | June 01, 2012