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  1. ACC morning links

    David M. Hale

    Here's a storyline you probably wouldn't have expected six weeks ago. In Durham, Duke's passing game is a concern thanks to some erratic QB play and less-than-stellar efforts by the receivers, writes the Charlotte Observer. Meanwhile at Virgini...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  2. ACC's lunch links

    David M. Hale

    Because you know you want to see Larry Fedora rapping Drake lyrics... The whistle-blower who exposed academic fraud at North Carolina will resign at the end of the semester, writes the Charlotte Observer. For better or worse, the triple-option re...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  3. ACC's lunch links

    David M. Hale

    Between this low ranking for lumberjacks and this story about shaving, it was a bad week for beards. Duke's football team is hitting the track this offseason with an eye toward playing faster in 2014, writes the Charlotte Observer. Virginia Tec...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  4. ACC's lunch links

    David M. Hale

    Finally, Dunkin Donuts has invented a donut that will actually taste better stale. North Carolina spent Thursday showcasing student-athletes who maximized their educations, writes the Charlotte Observer. Still, it was this paper written by a form...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  5. ACC's lunchtime links

    David M. Hale

    Sports writers love complaining. Sochi has lots to complain about. That convergence yields amazing results. Duke becomes one of the first teams to kick off spring practice today, and the Charlotte Observer has a full preview of what's in store fo...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  6. Gamecocks, Tar Heels to play in Charlotte

    Chris Low

    South Carolina will open the 2015 season in Charlotte, N.C., against North Carolina, according to a report in The Charlotte Observer. The game will be played at Bank of America Stadium, home to the NFL's Carolina Panthers. The Gamecocks also opene...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  7. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Making the rounds on a Monday: Jadeveon Clowney should think about skipping the 2013 season, writes Tom Sorensen of The Charlotte Observer. Behind the scenes with Tennessee coach Butch Jones. Donations to Tennessee's athletic department and t...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  8. ACC's lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    Here's what's happening around ACC country today ... AthlonSports previews Florida State's spring. UNC's Dwight Jones held his own pro day, Joseph Person writes in the Charlotte Observer. Georgia's Mark Richt and Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson a...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  9. You pick the home of the ACC title game

    Heather Dinich

    ACC commissioner John Swofford recently told the Charlotte Observer that Charlotte would be the conference's preference for its annual championship game. Having covered the game at all three locations (Jacksonville, Tampa and Charlotte), there's n...

    Blog | May 25, 2011
  10. Bad bowl scenario for Rutgers

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett The Charlotte Observer is reporting that North Carolina will likely be the ACC representative in the Meineke Car Care Bowl, and that's bad news for Rutgers. As Tom Luicci points out in The Star-Ledger, there's almos...

    Blog | December 03, 2008
  11. Paper protests Texas' lobbying for BCS bowl

    In the wake of Texas leapfrogging Cal for a BCS bowl bid, the Charlotte Observer has announced it will no longer vote in The Associated Press football poll. The newspaper's executive sports editor, Mike Persinger, detailed the reasons for the Observer's p

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2004
  12. Report: Players deny knowledge; no discipline planned

    Clemson officials erased pornographic images from Web pages of football players on the university's server Monday, The Charlotte Observer reported Monday.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2003
  13. North Carolina chancellor commits secondary NCAA violation

    North Carolina chancellor Holden Thorp says he regrets breaking NCAA rules by discussing a scholarship offer from fired football coach Butch Davis to Davis' son.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2011
  14. ACC vote reignites 12th-team debate

    The likelihood that Notre Dame would be pursued as the 12th member of the Atlantic Coast Conference decreased dramatically on Saturday, the Charlotte (N.C.) News and Observer reported.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2003