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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. ACC finalizes future bowl agreements

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC finalized partnerships with five additional bowl games beginning in 2014, the league announced Wednesday. The league will send a team to the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman; the AdvoCare V100 Bowl and a new bowl game in Detroit...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  15. ACC mailblog

    Andrea Adelson

    AA here to answer your questions. Kyle in Miami writes: What's up AA? I'm a Cane alum and was talking to my Florida alum friend. He states for UM to seriously be "back" they can't be concerned about beating teams like North Carolina. Instead they ...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  16. Swofford sets stage at ACC media days

    Andrea Adelson

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The drama has subsided in the ACC, so much so that commissioner John Swofford spent a good part of his news conference at the kickoff discussing bigger issues in collegiate athletics. Not once was he asked about conference stab...

    Blog | July 21, 2013