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  1. ACC Upset Watch: Week 13

    Andrea Adelson

    ACC Upset Watch never takes a week off. Not with the season set to end. Thursday North Carolina (5-5, 3-3) at Duke (8-2, 4-2), 7:30 p.m., ESPN. Line: Duke by 6. Both teams need this win badly: The Tar Heels to become bowl eligible; Duke to rema...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  2. ACC perception does little to help FSU

    Andrea Adelson

    There is a simple bit of clarity confronting the ACC and Florida State eight weeks into the season: Perfection seems the only way to get the Seminoles into the College Football Playoff. No other Power 5 program will be held to such a standard. But...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  3. ACC Upset Watch: Week 8

    Andrea Adelson

    We are only keeping one team off Upset Watch this week. Which means there might be a better than 50 percent chance the #ACCBlackCat will strike Louisville. As for the other six games ... Thursday night Virginia Tech (4-2, 1-1) at Pitt (3-3, 1-1...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  4. ACC's lunchtime links

    Andrea Adelson

    In the spring, Syracuse coach Scott Shafer said he was looking forward to seeing a new and improved Wayne Williams ready to tackle fall practice. I'd say these photos are proof of that. . The picture on the left was taken in January, when Wi...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  5. In playoff era, scheduling could be tougher

    Andrea Adelson

    Scheduling talk has consumed all of college football over the last month. But for all the chatter, there are no answers when it comes to getting scheduling right. Eight conference games vs. nine conference games. One power-five opponent or more? E...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  6. ACC mailblog: Conference scheduling

    Andrea Adelson

    Let's talk conference scheduling! Mark Ament in Louisville writes: I'm not surprised the ACC ended up with 8 conference games, given the Notre Dame arrangement. The biggest negative to an 8-game schedule in my mind is the one rotating cross-divisi...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  7. ACC, Notre Dame announce future dates

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC and Notre Dame announced future dates for the 2014, 2015 and 2016 seasons, highlighted by an Irish-Boston College matchup in 2015 at Fenway Park as part of the Shamrock Series. The joint announcement, made Friday, is part of the scheduling...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  8. ACC mailblog

    Andrea Adelson

    Thanks for the great comments this week, keep them coming. We start with a difference of opinion on who should play in the BCS national title game. Hans in Winter Haven, Fla., writes: Notre Dame went undefeated with a lame schedule last year an...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  9. ACC upset watch: Week 12

    Andrea Adelson

    Both games on this list came to fruition last week, as Pitt upset Notre Dame and Virginia Tech upset Miami. Yes, the upset watch is a dangerous place to be. Keep in mind these are not predictions, but a look at the favorites that could end up losing....

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  10. ACC announces game times, TV for Nov. 9

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC announced Monday that ESPN has declared a six-day option for three games on Nov. 9 and announced the other four game times and networks. These Nov. 9 games will have their kickoff times and networks announced no later than noon on Nov. 3: ...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  11. FSU hires Stan Wilcox as AD

    Andrea Adelson

    Florida State hired Duke administrator Stan Wilcox as its new athletic director on Wednesday. Wilcox has served as senior deputy athletics director at Duke since 2008. He also has spent time as deputy athletics director at Notre Dame, and worked f...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  12. Swofford sets stage at ACC media days

    Andrea Adelson

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The drama has subsided in the ACC, so much so that commissioner John Swofford spent a good part of his news conference at the kickoff discussing bigger issues in collegiate athletics. Not once was he asked about conference stab...

    Blog | July 21, 2013
  13. ACC's lunchtime links

    Andrea Adelson

    Practice kicks off in 30 days y'all. The ACC was in a New York state of mind Monday. We are now seeing a more assertive, self-assured ACC. Expansion has turned up the heat on the league. Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick says the ...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  14. Swofford: No further expansion planned

    Andrea Adelson

    Commissioner John Swofford told reporters in New York on Monday that further ACC expansion is not on the agenda. Swofford, in town to celebrate the league's addition of Pitt, Syracuse and Notre Dame in all sports but football, said, "I would not a...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  15. Unfamiliar foes: Temple

    Andrea Adelson

    Our series taking a team-by-team look at the marquee nonconference faces the future American Athletic Conference will see in the fall continues today with Temple. To read previous entries, click here. Offensive opponent to watch: Army RB Raymon...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  16. Welcome to the ACC, Louisville!

    Andrea Adelson

    For everyone complaining about the weak strength of schedule Louisville will have in its final year in the soon-to-be renamed Big East, take a gander at what awaits in Year 1 in the ACC in 2014. Miami Florida State Clemson Notre Dame J...

    Blog | June 07, 2013