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  1. Q&A: ACC commissioner John Swofford

    Andrea Adelson

    Florida State took the headlines on bowl announcement day Sunday, earning the No. 3 seed in the College Football Playoff and a shot against Oregon in the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual. Georgia Tech also has an opportunity to make...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  2. Q&A: ACC commissioner John Swofford

    Andrea Adelson

    I had a chance to sit down with ACC commissioner John Swofford on Saturday while watching games together in the league's game-day operations center. We spoke at length, so here are a few snippets from our conversation that did not make it into the po...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  3. Saturday with John Swofford: Inside ACC ops center

    Andrea Adelson

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Down a short, nondescript hallway on the second floor inside ACC headquarters, sits a room far different from the offices that surround it. Nine flat-screen televisions are mounted along a wall. Computer monitors and hard driv...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  4. If more teams win, ACC perception changes

    Andrea Adelson

    Imagine the scene in the Rose Bowl suite, where ACC commissioner John Swofford watched Florida State win the national championship seven months ago. Did he jump up and scream: Yessss! Finally! It's about time! He had reason to let out a shout. ...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  5. ACC's lunchtime links

    Andrea Adelson

    Two Miami topics up for discussion this fine lunch hour. First: Is Duke Johnson a viable Heisman candidate? I agree with everything Athlon Sports says about Johnson in its write-up: From a talent standpoint, Johnson is the only other option in t...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  6. ACC shows more bravado at media day

    Andrea Adelson

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- There was quite a different feel around the ACC Kickoff this season. More swagger, more puffed out chests, more bravado. All those years of BCS misery? Almost like they never happened. Losing bowl record last season? Forgotten....

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  7. Swofford: Autonomy vote should pass

    Andrea Adelson

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- ACC commissioner John Swofford is confident a proposal granting the Power Five conferences more autonomy will pass when it comes up for a vote next month. Last week, the NCAA announced its board of directors will decide on Aug....

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  8. ACC commissioner John Swofford believes Power Five autonomy vote ...

    Andrea Adelson

    ACC commissioner John Swofford is confident a proposal granting the Power Five conferences more autonomy will pass when it comes up for a vote next month.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2014
  9. ACC's lunchtime links

    Andrea Adelson

    Now that Louisville, Maryland and Rutgers have officially joined their new conference homes, we can only hope realignment is over for a good long while. That, however, did not stop our friends over at the SEC blog from dreaming about future expans...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  10. ACC's lunch links

    Andrea Adelson

    Huge day in the sports world on this first day of July, and that includes the ACC. What? You thought the World Cup was the only thing going? Two big stories to follow across the league. Unfortunately for the ACC, they fall on opposite ends of t...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  11. ACC officially welcomes Louisville

    Andrea Adelson

    The day that has been talked about for years is finally here: Welcome to the ACC, Louisville. As the Cardinals officially join their new league home, the league has gone all out to throw a welcoming celebration. Commissioner John Swofford, athl...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  12. ACC rebrands, unveils new logo

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC has a new look as it heads into a new era. The league unveiled a redesigned logo on Thursday, the centerpiece of a rebranding effort made with its new membership and recent expansion in mind. In its news release, the ACC describes the new ...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  13. ACC in favor of early signing period

    Andrea Adelson

    AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. -- The ACC will recommend an early signing period in college football to the College Commissioners Association, commissioner John Swofford said Thursday. The CCA, a 32-member panel of Division I conference commissioners, govern...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  14. ACC banks on momentum as new era starts

    Andrea Adelson

    AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. -- The dysfunction that greeted the ACC during its spring meetings over the past several years was replaced with an odd feeling this time around, a sense that even commissioner John Swofford noticed as he looked across the room. ...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  15. ACC to experiment with 30-second shot clock during exhibition gam...

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC will begin using a 30-second shot clock during men's basketball exhibition games on an experimental basis for the upcoming season, commissioner John Swofford said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  16. ACC makes 'easy decision' with Charlotte

    Andrea Adelson

    When it came time to deciding on its championship game future, the ACC made a no-brainer of a choice. Sticking with Charlotte was its best option. So it came as no surprise when the league announced a six-year extension to play its title game a...

    Blog | February 24, 2014