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Video: Swofford addresses HB2, ACC move of championship games

ACC Commissioner John Swofford speaks about the decision to move all neutral site championships out of the state of North Carolina.


ACC: A day late, a dollar short on response to HB2

The ACC is sort of in a damned if you do, damned if you don’t kind of situation with regard to North Carolina and HB2.

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Video: ACC relocating ACC Football Championship, other games due to HB2

The ACC announced it will relocate the ACC Football Championship Game and seven other championships out of North Carolina this school year.


ACC moving championships from North Carolina in response to HB2

The ACC is relocating all neutral-site championships scheduled to be contested in the state of North Carolina, including the ACC Football Championship, in the 2016-2017 sports year.

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Clemson leads All-ACC preseason football team

Defending league champion Clemson leads all schools with 10 selections to the 2016 All-ACC Preseason Football Team announced on Wednesday.

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My preseason All-ACC football ballot

Before heading off for Charlotte for the 2016 ACC Football Kickoff, I took a few minutes to fill out my preseason All-ACC ballot.


Atlantic Coast Conference announces new sponsorship agreement with Lumber Liquidators

The ACC, in conjunction with Raycom Sports and FishBait Marketing, announced today a new partnership with Lumber Liquidators.

Five ACC tight ends selected to Mackey Preseason Watch List

The Atlantic Coast Conference had five tight ends named to the preseason watch list for the John Mackey Award, which is given annually to the top tight end in the nation.

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ACC has nation’s best 15 chosen for 2016 Maxwell Award Watch List

The Atlantic Coast Conference had 15 players selected for the Maxwell Award preseason watch list – the most of any conference nationally.

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Video: Top five ACC basketball newcomers

The ACC has an influx of new talent ready to help their programs capture a conference championship and beyond.

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UVA earns #3 seed in ACC Baseball Championship

Coastal Division champion Miami and Atlantic Division champion Louisville and are the top two seeds for the 2016 ACC Baseball Championship.

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ACC releases early season football schedule for 2016

A minimum of 21 national exposures on ESPN platforms in the first three weeks of the season headlines the 2016 ACC early season TV football schedule.

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ACC Baseball Breakdown: UVA baseball in line to host regional?

The UVA baseball team is ranked as high as eighth in the myriad college baseball national polls this week.

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ACC football will feature collaborative instant replay in 2016

The ACC announced on Thursday that collaborative instant replay will be in place for all home games involving its football member schools.


ACC mourns the passing of Doug Rhoads

One of the most beloved figures in college football officiating, Doug Rhoads, passed away after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Final tally: ACC has 26 selected in 2016 NFL Draft

The Atlantic Coast Conference had 26 players chosen in the 2016 NFL Draft, which concluded three days of activity Saturday in Chicago, Illinois.

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ACC has 14 selected in first three rounds of 2016 NFL Draft

The Atlantic Coast Conference had 14 players chosen in the first three rounds and two days of the 2016 NFL Draft, including 10 draftees on Friday night.

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2016 NFL Draft: ACC has four selected in first round

The Atlantic Coast Conference had four first round selections on the first day of the NFL’s 2016 Draft.

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2016 ACC NFL Draft notes

In last year’s NFL Draft, the Atlantic Coast Conference had nine players chosen in the first round, which tied for the highest total nationally.


ACC continues strong showing in Learfield Directors’ Cup

Eight ACC schools rank among the top 30 of the 2015-16 Learfield Directors’ Cup Division I Standings following the fall and winter seasons.


ACC Academic Consortium advocacy trip set for March 12-15

Virginia Tech will be the host institution for the fourth annual Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Consortium’s Advocacy Trip, scheduled for March 12-15 in Washington, D.C.

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Podcast: Chris Graham talks ACC Tournament with Mark Moses Show

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins The Mark Moses Show on 1560-The Fan in Melbourne, Fla., to talk about Day 1 of the 2016 ACC Tournament.

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Podcast: Chris Graham previews the 2016 ACC Tournament

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham is on his way to the 2016 ACC Tournament. Before he heads up to the Verizon Center, Chris breaks down the storylines that could play out over the next five days.

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ACC Tournament Preview: #1 seeds, NCAA bids on the line in DC

Virginia, North Carolina and Miami are the teams to beat heading into the 2016 ACC Tournament, but a lot can and will happen over the course of 13 games running from noon Tuesday through about 11 p.m. Saturday night.

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UNC’s Brice Johnson named ACC player of the week

North Carolina senior Brice Johnson has been recognized as the final Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week of the 2015-16 season.

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ACC coaches vote Malcolm Brogdon player of the year

Virginia senior Malcolm Brogdon has been voted the ACC Player of the Year by the league’s head coaches and leads that group’s list of postseason honors and all-conference teams.

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How many ACC teams get March Madness invites?

On the top line, Virginia and North Carolina are thinking one seeds. On the other side of the ledger, several ACC teams are sweating out their March Madness travel plans.

Virginia Cavaliers Brogdon, Gill, Perrantes earn ACC nods

Virginia senior guard Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) was named 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year,

Virginia senior Malcolm Brogdon named ACC Player of the Year

ACC Player of the Year Malcolm Brogdon of Virginia leads the 2015-16 Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA) postseason basketball awards and all-conference team announced on Sunday.

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Bracket set for 2016 New York Life ACC Tournament

The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the seedings and bracket for the 63rd annual New York Life ACC Tournament.

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Malcolm Brogdon, Buzz Williams lead my All-ACC basketball ballot

Virginia senior Malcolm Brogdon is my ACC player of the year, and Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams is my ACC coach of the year.


ACC announces 2016 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament schedule of events, initiatives

The ACC released on Tuesday information on a number of initiatives surrounding the 2016 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament.

Virginia’s Malcolm Brogdon named ACC Player of the Week

Virginia senior guard Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) has been voted the ACC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week after leading the Cavaliers in a pair of games against ranked foes last week.


Virginia women earn No. 9 seed in ACC Tournament

The Virginia women’s basketball team (16-14, 6-10 ACC) will be the No. 9 seed in the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament.

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Podcast: Chris Graham breaks down the ACC

Chris Graham breaks down the storylines for the final week of regular-season play in the ACC: who will be the champ, who will be the player of the year and more.

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Chris Graham: Early thinking on All-ACC voting

All-ACC ballots are due in two weeks, and we’ve got ourselves some serious dilemmas to resolve in terms of the voting.

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March Madness: How many does the ACC get in?

The ACC has three teams in the RPI Top 10, five in the Top 20, six in the Top 30, seven in the Top 50, and an eighth just outside the Top 50.

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Duke stuns UNC: ACC race tight as a tick

#20 Duke hung around, hung around, hung around, and then turned it around late in a 74-73 win at fifth-ranked North Carolina Wednesday night.

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Jackson, Ingram named ACC basketball players of the week

Notre Dame’s Demetrius Jackson has earned Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week honors for the first time this season.

ACC announces UVA’s conference opponents for next two seasons

Virginia will face each of the 14 ACC opponents during the 18-game league schedule that includes nine home games and nine away contests in each of the next two seasons.

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ACC releases conference matchups for next two basketball seasons

The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the 18-game conference matchups for each of its 15 men’s basketball teams for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons.

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ACC announces 2015 All-ACC Academic Football Team

The 56-person 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Football Team was announced Wednesday by Commissioner John Swofford.

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Bring your business courtside (almost) to 2016 ACC Tournament

Augusta Free Press will once again be courtside at the ACC Tournament – this year coming to the nation’s capital March 8-12.

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N.C. State’s Cat Barber named ACC Basketball Player of the Week

N.C. State junior Cat Barber has been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week for the third time this season.

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ACC announces 2016 Basketball Legends Class

Fourteen former standout players and a three-time Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year headline this year’s class of ACC Basketball Legends presented by New York Life.

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ACC named Ted Jackson assistant coordinator for football replay

The ACC announced today that Ted Jackson, a long-time collegiate football on-field and replay official, has been named as the league’s first Assistant Coordinator for Football Replay.

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ACC announces 2016 football schedules

The 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference football schedule released Tuesday by the league again features one of the most difficult non-conference slates among the Power Five Conferences.