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  1. Friday mailblog: ACC

    Heather Dinich

    The sky is not falling, and the ACC is not falling apart. C'mon people, smile. John L in Va., writes: If the seven non-football schools in the Big East detonate the league, do you think the ACC will extend invites to Cincy and UConn and grow to 16...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  2. ACC weekend rewind: Week 3

    Heather Dinich

    Here's a look back at Week 3 in the ACC: The good: Two top-10 teams played like two top-10 teams. No. 4 Florida State and No. 10 Clemson both took care of business and dominated their respective opponents. The Seminoles shut out Wake Forest 52-0, ...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  3. ACC upset watch: Week 2

    Heather Dinich

    I was shocked -- shocked I tell you -- that none of the teams on last week's Upset Watch fell. Usually there's at least one surprise in the ACC every week, but the conference pretty much stuck to the script, with Virginia Tech, Clemson and Maryland a...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  4. ACC teams looking to bounce back

    Heather Dinich

    NC State coach Tom O'Brien pointed to 10 plays that were the difference in last week's 35-21 loss to Tennessee: Five on defense "that accounted for half the yardage," and four interceptions and one fumble on offense. "Those 10 plays dictated the f...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  5. ACC's winningest coaches

    Heather Dinich

    George Welsh. Frank Howard. Bobby Dodd. Bobby Bowden. Wallace Wade. For ACC fans, these names should be as familiar as their next-door neighbors'. They're the some of the ACC's most successful coaches, and through years of winning, they became the...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  6. Ranking ACC nonconference schedules

    Heather Dinich

    ACC commissioner John Swofford has said that the conference would prefer to have strength of schedule considered during the selection process for a four-team playoff. Well, just how strong are the ACC schedules this year? The league has some statemen...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  7. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    I'm sorry, so sorry ... Boston College athletic director Gene DeFilippo apologized for his recent statements regarding ACC expansion and UConn. Are Clemson fans watching the fastest team in school history? Who is going to start at quarterback...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  8. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Brackets are not good for my heart or my sanity. My Final Four: Florida, Kansas, Syracuse and UConn. Don't get me started on Florida and Kansas. I can't let it go ... Maryland fans, meet your new "star," Kenny Tate. One of the biggest question ...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  9. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Five days until the football kickoff ... Which coaching pair would you rather have, Paul Johnson and Paul Hewitt, or Mark Richt and Mark Fox, asks Mark Bradley of the AJC. UConn AD Jeff Hathaway no longer seems like a likely candidate to replac...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  10. ACC players to honor Connecticut's Howard

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich The Connecticut program was stunned and saddened recently by the tragic death of cornerback Jasper Howard, who was stabbed near the campus student union, but the effects of this tragedy have rippled throughout c...

    Blog | October 22, 2009
  11. UNC leery of Connecticut's ability to run

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich UNC coach Butch Davis isn't underestimating UConn's running game just because the Huskies lost leading rusher and first-round NFL draft pick Donald Brown, who had 2,083 yards last year. In fact, he might be g...

    Blog | September 10, 2009
  12. Thoughts on this week's rankings: Doubts about Carolina

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich North Carolina a top 25 team? The Tar Heels beat Miami and Rutgers, teams with a combined 3-7 record. They lost to Virginia Tech. At home. There is no question North Carolina deserves praise for its win over UConn ...

    Blog | October 05, 2008
  13. ACC predictions: Week 6

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Here we go again ... UPSET WATCH North Carolina 28, Connecticut 24 -- Three of the Huskies' five wins have come by five points or fewer, including their 12-9 overtime win against Temple. In order to win this game...

    Blog | October 02, 2008
  14. Lalich won't play against UConn

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Virginia quarterback Peter Lalich will not play against Connecticut on Saturday, coach Al Groh announced today in a statement released by the school. Sophomore Marc Verica will make the first start of his career. "...

    Blog | September 10, 2008
  15. Breaking down the Big East

    Heather Dinich

    Take a look at what questions were answered this spring and what problems linger heading into the fall.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2008
  16. Position battles dominate Big East's spring practices

    Heather Dinich

    Take a quick look at the position battles, coaching changes and other key factors to pay attention to during spring practices around the Big East.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2008