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  1. New ACC: 'Old guys vs. new guys?'

    Heather Dinich

    NC State coach Tom O'Brien had a brainstorm this week for conference realignment featuring new divisions in 2014: Old guys vs. new guys. "I think that's probably a good idea on Tom's part," Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe said with a chuckle. The t...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  2. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Irish! Mark Bradley agrees it won't be long until the Irish are full-fleged ACC football members. For now, it's the perfect compromise. Will Notre Dame's move to the ACC end conference realignment? Wednesday's news may have come as a surpri...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  3. More stability in store for college football?

    Heather Dinich

    This offseason has been filled with drama and speculation about another round of conference realignment, but after Tuesday's formal approval of a four-team playoff, ACC commissioner John Swofford said the new format could lend to some greater stabili...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  4. 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
  5. Vote: The future of the ACC

    Heather Dinich

    With Big 12 and SEC spring meetings under way this week, the conference realignment speculation is bound to continue. It's important to remember, though, that there are several key figures in the Big 12 who aren't quite ready to jump into expansion. ...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  6. VT AD Jim Weaver: Hokies staying put

    Heather Dinich

    With rumors and speculation continuing to swirl around conference realignment scenarios, Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver made it clear the Hokies aren't going anywhere. When asked on Tuesday how seriously he has considered leaving the ACC,...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  7. Feldman: ACC a winner in conference expansion

    Heather Dinich

    My colleague Bruce Feldman has revealed his 10 biggest conference realignment winners, and the ACC ranked No. 6 on his list. Here's what Feldman had to say about the ACC: On the eve of what could be the long-awaited breakout football season for the ...

    Blog | June 16, 2010
  8. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Since we're in the middle of ACC spring meetings, why not start there ... The topic of conference realignment isn't on the agenda for the ACC spring meetings, but that hasn't stopped one ...

    Blog | May 12, 2009
  9. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    I heart Grants of Rights. The ACC is on solid ground, promise. All of this realignment talk really could be over. Even FSU signed off on it! It's a win for everyone. A wave of positive reaction washed through the conference. In a word, ...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  10. ACC debating upping buyout to leave conference, sources say

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC presidents are considering increasing the current buyout it would cost member schools to leave the conference, according to two sources close to the ACC.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2011
  11. Clemson to the SEC? Not so fast ...

    Heather Dinich

    There seem to be a few Clemson fans out there excited about the idea/speculation of the SEC inviting the Tigers to join their conference, should massive realignment take place across the college football landscape. Be careful what you wish for. ...

    Blog | May 12, 2010