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  1. 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
  2. ACC title game in Charlotte through 2019

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC championship game will remain in Charlotte through 2019, commissioner John Swofford announced Monday morning. The game moved to Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte in 2010. In four years in Charlotte, the game has averaged nearly 70,000 f...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  3. ACC's lunchtime links

    David M. Hale

    Because in Florida, anything is possible. John Swofford has quietly made the ACC into a powerhouse league, writes Yahoo. Athlon counts down the 10 best ACC linebackers from the BCS era. Louisville's Lorenzo Mauldin is excited about his new ro...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  4. ACC coaches to discuss 9-game schedule

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC football coaches will hold a teleconference today to discuss issues they think need to be raised at the league's May spring meetings in Amelia Island, Fla., including the debate over whether or not to go to a nine-game conference schedule, sa...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  5. ACC votes to send title game legislation

    Heather Dinich

    ACC officials have voted to send the NCAA's Board of Directors "a piece of legislation that would grant the conferences the flexibility to determine who played in their football championship game," ACC commissioner John Swofford told on Tues...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  6. Louisville Cardinals to make debut as 2014 ACC schedule heavy on ...

    Heather Dinich

    The 2014 ACC schedule was released Wednesday, featuring Louisville's inaugural season in the conference, the first year of the ACC's partnership with Notre Dame and one of the nation's toughest nonconference schedules.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  7. ACC mailblog

    Andrea Adelson

    Step into my (unusually chilly) office ... James Hanson in Tallahassee, Fla., writes: Does Auburn stealing FSU's signals change the way we view the BCS championship game? When comparing the scores of before the towels went up to after ... there is...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  8. Majority of delegates at NCAA Convention wants power-conference a...

    Kevin Gemmell

    An unofficial straw poll of hundreds of delegates at the NCAA Convention in San Diego shows they support Division I athletics moving toward a model that would grant more autonomy to the five conferences with the most resources.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2014
  9. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Tick-tock goes the draft clock ... Clemson's Vic Beasley has waited until the final day to make his decision about the NFL. Miami offensive lineman Malcolm Bunche is transferring, according to The Miami Herald. Jeremy Pruitt's departure could...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  10. Checking in with ACC commissioner, Part II

    Heather Dinich

    Here is the second of a two-part interview with ACC commissioner John Swofford, looking back at the 2013 season and ahead to this year: Were you disappointed at all to see both Charlie Strong and Teddy Bridgewater, the two Louisville stars, not co...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  11. Checking in with ACC commissioner

    Heather Dinich

    The 2013 season has officially ended, and life is good for ACC commissioner John Swofford. Florida State won a national title. Clemson won the Orange Bowl. Eleven ACC teams finished with a winning record, the most by any league since 1932. For the fi...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  12. ACC commish: Scheduling discussed

    Heather Dinich

    ACC commissioner John Swofford said on Friday that he is in favor of conferences having "the autonomy" to determine how teams qualify for their league championship game, and should the NCAA decide this spring to lighten its restrictions, the ACC woul...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  13. ACC commissioner John Swofford favors title-game qualifying redo

    Heather Dinich

    ACC commissioner John Swofford said on Friday he is in favor of conferences having "the autonomy" to determine how teams qualify for their league championship game, and should the NCAA decide this spring to lighten its restrictions, the ACC would consider

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  14. ACC to review schedule format at league meetings

    Syracuse athletic director Daryl Gross wants a change to the Atlantic Coast Conference's current eight-game league schedule and league officials will discuss the possibility during meetings in late January.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2013
  15. ACC, Miami statements on NCAA ruling

    Andrea Adelson

    Here are several statements that just came in on the NCAA ruling in the Miami investigation: Miami President Donna E. Shalala: "The Committee on Infractions report closes a challenging chapter in the history of the University of Miami. I am gratef...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  16. ACC's lunchtime links

    Andrea Adelson

    Been saying it since the summer: Virginia Tech is a contender. Boston College faces another big challenge. Duke quarterback Anthony Boone has resumed throwing but he remains sidelined. Shaq Lawson could be the best freshman defensive end Dabo...

    Blog | September 27, 2013