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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Take 2: Good idea for early signing period?

    Andrea Adelson and Matt Fortuna

    During the ACC spring meetings last week, commissioner John Swofford announced that league coaches are in favor of an early signing period. The topic has long been debated and is up for discussion next month at a meeting of the College Commissioners ...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Podcast: ACC commissioner Swofford

    David M. Hale

    Ivan Maisel caught up with commissioner John Swofford at the ACC's spring meetings to discuss the conference's decision to move forward with an eight-game league schedule and the issues with planning out future matchups. To check it out, click her...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  14. Some ACC teams consider fulfilling future nonconference obligatio...

    Andrea Adelson and Brett McMurphy

    Some Atlantic Coast Conference schools are considering scheduling future nonconference games against -- ironically -- other ACC schools, league athletic directors and coaches told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  15. ACC votes to keep eight-game conference schedule

    Brett McMurphy

    The Atlantic Coast Conference will remain at eight league games, ACC commissioner John Swofford said Monday from the league's spring meetings.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 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