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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ACC Friday mailblog

    Heather Dinich

    Camp has officially begun. Let's get to it: Phillip McDowell in Jacksonville, FL writes: Hi, Heather -- What has been your impression of NC State's new coach, Dave Doeren? Does he just give you the typical lingo answers to the questions or is ther...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  10. What we learned: ACC media days

    Heather Dinich

    Here's the truth: Not a lot was gleaned from ACC media days this year. The headlines were tame (unless your name is Doug Rhoads), and the tweets civil. In the big picture, though, here's what we came away with after two days at the ACC Football Kicko...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  11. ACC enters 'new era' stronger than ever

    Heather Dinich

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- On Sunday evening, long after the interviews and dinner reception had ended at the ACC Football Kickoff, North Carolina coach Larry Fedora joined Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson for a cigar outside the posh Grandover Resort, where...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  12. ACC media days primer

    Heather Dinich

    Andrea Adelson and I are gearing up for the 2013 ACC Football Kickoff, two days of interviews with players and coaches from every school in the conference. For us (and most members of the media), we consider this the unofficial start of the season. V...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  13. Miami hearing with NCAA begins today

    Heather Dinich

    Miami's hearing in front of the NCAA begins today, as university officials flew to Indianapolis to defend the school against NCAA allegations of "lack of institutional control." ACC commissioner John Swofford and university president Donna Shalala al...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  14. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    It's May Madness, baseball fans! ACC commish John Swofford made some mad cash last year. FSU coach Jimbo Fisher won't be getting a contract extension this year. There's always drama in recruiting, and Deshaun Watson is taking his turn. No s...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  15. Hope springs in the ACC

    Heather Dinich

    As the season slooowwly creeps up on us and we enter what will be the final season in the current BCS system, is taking some time today to reflect on how each conference has overachieved and underachieved during the BCS era. History reminds ...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  16. Previewing the ACC spring meetings

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC spring meetings are underway at the Ritz Carlton in Amelia Island, Fla., and while we have already previewed some of the major topics, like the possibility of an ACC channel and future bowl partners, there are several other issues that could ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013