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  1. UNC embraces bowl opportunity

    Heather Dinich

    At this time a year ago, North Carolina was an eight-win team with nowhere to go. This year, the Tar Heels are a six-win team and ecstatic. UNC is bowl-bound once again after serving a one-year postseason ban because of NCAA sanctions. Not only...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  2. Miami in prime position for the future

    Heather Dinich

    Maybe, just maybe, it was worth the wait. After all, had the NCAA not dragged its feet for almost four years in what will be remembered as a complete debacle of a botched investigation, Miami never would have had time to self-impose two bowl bans....

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  3. UNC coach Larry Fedora talks 2013

    Heather Dinich

    In a recent podcast, North Carolina coach Larry Fedora chats about his team's identity , the difficulties of inheriting a team dealing with NCAA sanctions and what it's like preparing to face South Carolina the first week of the season. He also ta...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  4. Georgia Tech gaining confidence

    Heather Dinich

    What's the good word? Just ask Georgia Tech B-Back David Sims. "I think we can win the ACC this year," he told in a recent interview. "Outright, without any sanctions or mess-ups from any other team. I feel we can win the ACC outright thi...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  5. ACC commish ready for closure on Miami

    Heather Dinich

    Miami officials aren't the only ones still waiting for closure from the NCAA on its investigation into the program. ACC commissioner John Swofford told on Thursday that the mere length of this case is "a sanction in itself." A hearing is ...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  6. Q&A with UNC coach Larry Fedora

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina starts spring practices today in what will be coach Larry Fedora's second season. The Tar Heels finished 8-4 last year and atop the Coastal Division standings, but were ineligible to play for the postseason because of NCAA sanctions. T...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  7. Canes top Duke in shootout

    Heather Dinich

    No bowl? No problem. Another dose of self-induced sanctions haven't taken the motivation out of Miami, as the Canes went to Durham and beat Duke 52-45. For Miami to have won seven games this season is one of the most underrated accomplishments in ...

    Blog | November 24, 2012
  8. NCAA denies Georgia Tech's appeal

    Heather Dinich

    The NCAA has denied Georgia Tech's appeal to have sanctions reduced that were announced last year, and the Jackets must still vacate their 2009 ACC title. Friday's ruling by the NCAA appeals committee is final. When the ruling was first announced,...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  9. UNC postseason safe in 2011

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina's hearing with the NCAA is scheduled for Oct. 28, the eve of the Tar Heels' game against Wake Forest, but possible further sanctions wouldn't be metered out until after this season, leaving the program safe from a postseason ban this y...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  10. Preparation time key against Georgia Tech

    Heather Dinich

    Maryland coach Randy Edsall has five days to get his team prepared for Georgia Tech's spread option offense. And thanks to an NCAA sanction, he's got even less practice time than normally allotted. "When you only have 17 and a half hours, as op...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  11. ACC preseason bowl projections

    Heather Dinich

    Predictions are always difficult in the ACC, but with what's going on at Miami and North Carolina, this is a particularly difficult assignment. Will the NCAA sideline any of Miami's starters? Will the program receive the death penalty? What sanctions...

    Blog | August 20, 2011
  12. Georgia Tech plans to appeal NCAA sanctions

    Heather Dinich

    Georgia Tech has notified the NCAA of its plans to appeal the decision made by the NCAA's Committee on Infractions announced earlier this month.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2011
  13. GT's Roddy Jones won't sweat sanctions

    Heather Dinich

    PINEHURST, N.C. -- Georgia Tech A-back Roddy Jones said he was one of the few players who, in 2009, realized the NCAA was looking around. "You hear," he said. "You hear things. When the NCAA's around, people tend to notice." The rest of the wor...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  14. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    It's Friday. It's beautiful. If you need me, I'll be outside ... Here's a good reminder of what went down at Georgia Tech in 2005, the first time it was hit by NCAA sanctions. Jeff Schultz says the Jackets got what they deserved. Gregg Doyel ...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  15. GT hit hard by NCAA: Must vacate 2009 title

    Heather Dinich

    Georgia Tech will have to vacate its 2009 ACC football championship, pay a fine of $100,000 and face four years probation as part of several sanctions imposed by the NCAA on Thursday for failure tocooperate in an investigation. There were additional ...

    Blog | July 14, 2011
  16. Pac-10 lunch links

    Heather Dinich

    Pete Carroll's quiet hiring of an extra coach while he was at USC wasn't cleared by the compliance office, and it could affect the program's chances in its appeal of NCAA sanctions. How the new Pac-10 divisions will look after the additions of Col...

    Blog | July 14, 2010