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  1. Tech's Golden ready to make most of return

    Heather Dinich

    In the picture he keeps in his locker, Georgia Tech safety Jamal Golden is standing next to his mother, Cynthia, the two of them smiling. It's a reminder of a promise he made to her before she died unexpectedly after a stroke during his freshman year...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  2. BCS: Duke makes first appearance

    Heather Dinich

    The BCS standings have a new member this week: Duke football has finally cracked the code. That Florida State is just two games away from playing for a national title and still No. 2 in the country in the latest BCS standings is now old news. That...

    Blog | November 24, 2013
  3. ACC race update: Week 12

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC's Coastal Division race has never lacked drama in November, and yet somehow the result always seems to be the same: Virginia Tech or Georgia Tech are usually the last teams standing. This year isn't much different. None of the four team...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  4. BCS: FSU drops to No. 3 behind Oregon

    Heather Dinich

    Let the dancing begin. Florida State and Oregon will tango for the next few weeks, and whenever the music stops, we'll find out who's truly No. 2. This week, it's Oregon, as Florida State fell to No. 3 in the latest BCS standings. Elsewhere in ...

    Blog | October 27, 2013
  5. Time for Miami to look like top-10 team

    Heather Dinich

    The NCAA is not going to take Miami out of its No. 7 spot in the BCS standings. The Canes, however, will do that to themselves if they continue to play the way they have the past three weeks. Miami fans were enraged last week at the suggestion ...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  6. Virginia Tech Hokies Frank Beamer, Texas Longhorns Mack Brown aim...

    Heather Dinich

    Frank Beamer and Mack Brown have set the standard so high at Virginia Tech and Texas their program's relative decline seems alarming. These long-serving coaches are learning new tricks to stave off the decline.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2013
  7. 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
  8. BCS standings reaction: Week 14

    Heather Dinich

    After a weekend in which the ACC went 0-4 against its SEC rivals, the ACC finished the regular season in an all-too familiar place in the BCS standings -- ranked one spot behind irrelevant and two spots ahead of no man's land. Florida State droppe...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  9. Florida State vs. computers: Case closed

    Heather Dinich

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- It was only last week that Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher lamented the use of computers to help determine the BCS standings and argued his squad's case as one of the best one-loss teams in the country. With five turnovers in...

    Blog | November 24, 2012
  10. Week 13 proving ground for ACC vs. SEC

    Heather Dinich

    For weeks, fans of No. 10 Florida State and No. 11 Clemson have lamented the ACC's place in the BCS standings behind their SEC rivals. Only recently did Clemson jump ahead of No. 12 South Carolina, and according to the confused computers, the Seminol...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  11. BCS standings reaction: Week 13

    Heather Dinich

    Somebody schedule a group therapy session for Florida State fans. They're going to need it after looking at the latest BCS standings: No. 3 Georgia No. 4 Florida No. 10 Florida State No. 11 Clemson Huh? Who programmed "overrated" in...

    Blog | November 18, 2012
  12. Take 2: Virginia Tech or Virginia?

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech has owned rival Virginia in recent years, but both programs are desperately clinging to hopes of becoming bowl eligible this year. Both have to win their final two games in order to do that -- and they're standing in each other's way. V...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  13. BCS standings reaction: Week 12

    Heather Dinich

    Thank you, Texas A&M, on behalf of ACC fans everywhere. Alabama's loss to the Aggies on Saturday night reverberated throughout all of college football, and it had a trickle-down effect in the latest BCS standings right into the heart of ACC co...

    Blog | November 11, 2012
  14. BCS standings reaction: Week 11

    Heather Dinich

    Florida State fans are going to be livid. Not because FSU (8-1, 5-1 ACC) is ranked No. 10 this week in the BCS standings, but because No. 9 Louisville is ranked ahead of the Seminoles. Louisville?! Granted, the Cardinals are 9-0. They could ...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  15. ACC conference race update

    Heather Dinich

    As we bid farewell to October and welcome in November, we'll begin to keep a closer eye on the ACC standings as teams continue to jockey for position during the final stretch. Here's a simplified version: ATLANTIC DIVISION Florida State is in ...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  16. Top-heavy look suits ACC

    Heather Dinich

    The ACC's place in the BCS standings right now is like having a layover in New Orleans -- you're close enough to see it, but not there long enough to actually enjoy the party. Get off the plane, FSU and Clemson. Stay a while. The ACC still need...

    Blog | October 29, 2012