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  1. Notre Dame, ACC football deal set to begin

    Matt Fortuna

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- On a Sunday summer afternoon in 2012, Notre Dame president Rev. John Jenkins and athletic director Jack Swarbrick hopped on a plane to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. There, they met ACC commissioner John Swofford and Wake Forest p...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  2. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    Masters. Who ya got? See where Big East coaches rank nationally, as AthlonSports' Steven Lassan ranks every FBS coach, Nos. 1-125. Houston receiver Andrew Rodriguez has been granted a medical hardship, Joseph Duarte writes in the Houston Chroni...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  3. ACC, ESPN extend TV deal

    Matt Fortuna

    ESPN and the ACC have agreed to extend their rights deal through the 2026-27 school year, as the network will televise more conference sports across all platforms. The part of the deal that is of particular interest to readers of this space: 14 mo...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  4. Swofford on playoff: 'Cautiously optimistic'

    Matt Fortuna

    ACC commissioner John Swofford is familiar with the four-team, three-game playoff idea that has seemingly emerged as the favorite following last week's BCS meetings in Hollywood, Fla. After all, Swofford, along with SEC commissioner Mike Slive, float...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  5. Conference champ-only format suits ACC

    Matt Fortuna

    If you're ACC commissioner John Swofford, you've carved out a pretty nice life for yourself lately. Less than two years ago, you landed a long-term television deal with ESPN. Less than a year ago, you secured the move of Big East bedrocks Pitt and Sy...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  6. ACC issues public reprimand of UNC

    Matt Fortuna

    The ACC issued a public reprimand Friday of North Carolina, just more than a month after the Tar Heels were hit with NCAA sanctions. "The ACC's balance of academics, athletics and integrity will continue to be the cornerstones by which this leagu...

    Blog | April 20, 2012