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  1. Q&A: ACC commissioner John Swofford

    Andrea Adelson

    Florida State took the headlines on bowl announcement day Sunday, earning the No. 3 seed in the College Football Playoff and a shot against Oregon in the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual. Georgia Tech also has an opportunity to make...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  2. Q&A: ACC commissioner John Swofford

    Andrea Adelson

    I had a chance to sit down with ACC commissioner John Swofford on Saturday while watching games together in the league's game-day operations center. We spoke at length, so here are a few snippets from our conversation that did not make it into the po...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  3. Saturday with John Swofford: Inside ACC ops center

    Andrea Adelson

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Down a short, nondescript hallway on the second floor inside ACC headquarters, sits a room far different from the offices that surround it. Nine flat-screen televisions are mounted along a wall. Computer monitors and hard driv...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  4. FBS coaches would prefer eight-team playoff, ESPN poll shows

    Brett McMurphy

    College football's inaugural four-team playoff is still weeks away, but the FBS head coaches already prefer an eight-team playoff.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2014
  5. ACC morning links

    Matt Fortuna

    Dabo Swinney turned 45 on Thursday. And while he has had obvious success during his run at Clemson, his early body of work might surprise you, especially when compared to other big-name coaches. The (Charleston) Post and Courier's Aaron Brenner br...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  6. ACC commissioner John Swofford would like 8 teams in College Foot...

    Matt Fortuna

    ACC commissioner John Swofford thinks eight teams would be an ideal number for a college football playoff.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2014
  7. John Swofford hopes for closure in North Carolina Tar Heels acade...

    Andy Katz

    ACC commissioner John Swofford believes the independent investigation into the academic scandal at North Carolina only will help the NCAA in pursuing its case against the Tar Heels.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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