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  1. Miami a surprise choice in Coastal

    Andrea Adelson

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- We can all agree just about every team in the cluttered Coastal Division has a chance to win it. Yet, it was still a surprise to see Miami selected as the media's preseason choice to play in its first ACC championship game. Sur...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  2. FSU's Winston will keep playing two sports

    Andrea Adelson

    AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. -- Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher has no problem with quarterback Jameis Winston continuing to play both football and baseball, even now that it appears the highly touted redshirt freshman has the inside track to win the startin...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  3. Strong picked as region coach of the year

    Andrea Adelson

    Louisville coach Charlie Strong has been named the AFCA Region 1 Coach of the Year, the organization announced Monday. Strong led the Cardinals to their first 10-win season since 2006 and the school's second BCS bowl game. Louisville will play Flo...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  4. What to watch in the ACC: Week 10

    Andrea Adelson

    What should you watch in the ACC this week? Glad you asked. 1. Coastal Division clash. Virginia Tech travels to play Miami tonight in a game that could end up determining who wins the Coastal Division. If one of these teams wins out, then it will ...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  5. Big East players of the week

    Andrea Adelson

    Here are the Big East players of the week, as announced by the league office Monday. Offense: Gary Nova, QB, Rutgers. Nova led Rutgers to its eighth consecutive win and helped the Scarlet Knights improve to 4-0 in Big East play with four second-ha...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  6. Big East predictions: Week 7

    Andrea Adelson

    Temple pulled the big surprise last week in Big East play with its win over South Florida, sending me to a 3-1 record in Week 6. Matt was 2-2 after picking Pitt and the Bulls to win. So what does Week 7 have in store? AA season record: 26-9. Lo...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  7. Syracuse outlasts Stony Brook

    Andrea Adelson

    There was not much for Syracuse to brag about after its 28-17 win over Stony Brook, but at least the Orange picked up their first victory of the season after tough losses to Northwestern and USC. This team may have been feeling the effects of play...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  8. Big East bowl projections: Week 2

    Andrea Adelson

    Time to update my Big East bowl projections after nearly every game on the weekend. I know Louisville will play later this afternoon. If the Cardinals lose, I will go back and fix this up. If they win, everything stands. BCS, Orange, Jan. 1 -- Lou...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  9. ACC's lunchtime links

    Andrea Adelson

    Headed to Atlanta. For the record, NC State wins tonight 28-21. BC receiver Alex Amidon has flown under the radar this fall. For Clemson tight end Brandon Ford, the time is now. Duke starting linebacker David Helton has been cleared to play a...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  10. Rutgers spring game preview

    Andrea Adelson

    Rutgers is the final Big East team to play it spring game. Here is a quick primer on what to watch: Quarterback competition. Neither Chas Dodd nor Gary Nova have separated themselves in their competition to win the starting quarterback job. The tr...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  11. Final: Pitt 33, Syracuse 20

    Andrea Adelson

    Pitt became bowl eligible on the final weekend of the regular season, taking advantage of six Syracuse turnovers to win 33-20 on Saturday. The Panthers (6-6) did not play the prettiest game, but they were far better than the Orange, who only hurt ...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  12. Half: Cincinnati 28, UConn 6

    Andrea Adelson

    Cincinnati is poised to win a share of the Big East title, and that means West Virginia is likely headed to the BCS. The Bearcats have a 28-6 lead against UConn thanks to some pretty impressive defensive plays. Walter Stewart had a highlight play ...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  13. Final: Rutgers 27, Army 12

    Andrea Adelson

    Rutgers got yet another huge play from its special teams to swing momentum in its 27-12 win over Army on Saturday. After Army closed to 13-12 early in the fourth quarter, Wayne Warren came up with a huge blocked punt midway through the decisive pe...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  14. Pregame: West Virginia-Cincinnati

    Andrea Adelson

    CINCINNATI -- It is a perfect day for football here at Paul Brown Stadium as West Virginia prepares to play No. 23 Cincinnati in a game with major Big East implications. West Virginia (6-3, 2-2) needs a win to keep its slim championship hopes aliv...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  15. Big East power rankings: Week 11

    Andrea Adelson

    How the Big East teams shake out after Week 10: 1. Cincinnati (7-1, 3-0). The Bearcats have not exactly dominated their opponents in Big East play, but they have found ways to win. It is hard to argue against that, especially when you consider the...

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  16. Big East bowl projections: Week 10

    Andrea Adelson

    Welcome back, Louisville. BCS, Discover Orange Bowl: Cincinnati vs. ACC. The Bearcats are now 3-0 in league play after coming from behind yet again in a win over Pitt. They have the easiest road to making it to the BCS game because Louisville is t...

    Blog | November 06, 2011