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  1. Examining Week 2's cupcakes and Michigan State Spartans' B1G task...

    Heather Dinich

    Nonconference schedule grades, the playoff committee's rankings and Michigan State's big task highlight Week 2 of the playoff puzzle.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  2. Jameis Winston vs. Yankees

    Heather Dinich

    It was hardly a major league performance, but Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston still stole the show on a day in which the FSU baseball team faced the New York Yankees. According to Wallace Matthews of, Winston broke his bat...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  3. Crowded postseason could await ACC

    Heather Dinich

    Here's the good news: The ACC currently has eight bowl-eligible teams and four more with a chance to reach the six-win mark. The SEC is the only other major conference with the potential to have 12 bowl-eligible teams, which would set an ACC record. ...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  4. ACC Power Rankings: Week 4

    Heather Dinich

    We've got a few tweaks to the lineup this week, but no major shakeups. Welcome to the top five, Terps ... 1. Clemson (3-0, 1-0 ACC; Last week: No. 1): The Tigers avoided being ridiculed for "Clemsoning" with a 26-14 win over NC State, and even...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  5. Menelik Watson, former player for Florida State Seminoles, gets r...

    Heather Dinich

    Former Florida State offensive lineman Menelik Watson received his ACC championship ring on Wednesday with one major glitch: The ring reads "2012 SEC Champions."

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Forget the foe, BCS win important for FSU

    Heather Dinich

    As far as Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher is concerned, it doesn't matter that the Seminoles will line up against a MAC team in the Discover Orange Bowl. A BCS bowl win counts, no matter who it is against. Florida State took a major step forwa...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  8. Terps look to freshmen for help up front

    Heather Dinich

    Playing behind a struggling offensive line might be the closest thing to hazing a true freshman quarterback can experience. Maryland's Perry Hills has been sacked 16 times this season, more than all but five quarterbacks in major college football,...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  9. Wrapping up the late ACC games

    Heather Dinich

    Andrea Adelson has you covered from Atlanta and David Hale had the FSU game tonight. Here are a few thoughts on the rest of the night in the ACC: Duke 46, FIU 26: This was a major step forward for Duke -- one step closer to bowl eligiblity. Say w...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  10. Duke injuries a major setback for season opener

    Heather Dinich

    Duke coach David Cutcliffe could field half a starting lineup with the number of players who are injured heading into Week 1. It's astounding, really, as 11 scholarship players will miss the season opener against FIU. Duke has previously announced...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  11. Paul Hornung watch list announced

    Heather Dinich

    The 2012 watch list for the Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse, has been released. The award, now in its third season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission and foot...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  12. ACC and the Orange Bowl

    Heather Dinich

    Under the new four-team playoff format, there will be a total of six major bowls, two of which we already know about: the Champions Bowl (Big 12-SEC) and the Rose Bowl (Pac-12, Big Ten). The ACC is expected to announce its future bowl partner "in the...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  13. Questions remain for playoff

    Heather Dinich

    The FBS commissioners and Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick on Wednesday endorsed a seeded four-team playoff model for college football that would begin for the 2014 season, but several major questions still remain. The four-team playoff...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  14. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Happy Father's Day to all of the dads out there, and a special one to mine ... Clemson made big news last night with the addition of defensive end Robert Nkemdiche to its 2013 class. It was the program's "first major win of the year." Not to ...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  15. Miami announces 2012 recruiting class

    Heather Dinich

    Miami has announced the addition of 24 new signees to its program, and what is currently ranked a top-10 class by The staff lured in 20 of the team's 24 signees from within the state of Florida. The Canes also filled a major need with si...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  16. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    No games? No problem. Plenty of links to hold you over til bowl season ... First, your one-stop shopping for who won what in college football's major awards. Congrats to the ACC's winners. Those who know Larry Fedora say he is the right man for...

    Blog | December 09, 2011