How A UVa Fan Bluffed His Way Into The Huddle At The ACC Title Game

At halftime of Virginia's ACC tournament semifinal, Danny had an idea. He noticed all the Cavaliers staff members hovering around the team, and discerned what exactly gave them to the power to roam freely around the court: a suit with a Virginia-orange tie. One day and one trip to Walmart later, Danny was down on the… » 3/19/14 4:36pm 3/19/14 4:36pm

Former Florida State OT Just Got His 2012 SEC Championship Ring

Conference realignment is definitely confusing these days, but we're pretty sure Florida State is still in the ACC. In fact, yes, Florida State is still in the ACC; the Seminoles beat Georgia Tech 21-15 last year to win the ACC for the first time in seven years. According to this ring FSU won the SEC for the first… » 7/10/13 8:44pm 7/10/13 8:44pm

Cincinnati And UConn Said To Ponder Starting Yet Another Geographically…

With the Big East in full meltdown mode, two of the traditional basketball powers are considering a move to the ACC—or, barring that, UConn and Cincinnati will take their ball and go start their own conference, according to The Sporting News. The only flaw in this plan is that the new conference would blanket the… » 12/15/12 8:49pm 12/15/12 8:49pm

The Big Ten Is On The Move: Updating Our Conference Realignment Maps!

When we last checked in a month ago, it seemed the dust was finally settling after a period of bizarre college football reafuckinglignment. Pretty much everyone had made major moves except the Big Ten, a distinctly Midwestern conference that seemed happy to pretty much stay put. » 11/28/12 12:45pm 11/28/12 12:45pm

The University Of Maryland's Twitter Account Was Hacked, Kept It Pretty…

Along with Rutgers, the University of Maryland looks likely to flee its current conference for the Big Ten, and some people—notably, the person who hacked Maryland's official Twitter account tonight—are pretty happy about it. At first it seems conceivable that the person who manages UM's social media was just getting… » 11/17/12 11:00pm 11/17/12 11:00pm

Reports: The Big Ten Wants Maryland And Rutgers

Pat Forde and ESPN are reporting that serious talks are afoot to fold Maryland and Rutgers into the Big Ten. Not only would that create a 14-member conference that'd surely be the biggest Ten in the world, it would reopen the scabby wound of major conference realignment. The ACC, the Terps' current home, would be… » 11/17/12 6:58pm 11/17/12 6:58pm

Florida State, Vanderbilt, And Michigan State Are Going Dancing, But…

This brings to a close our series highlighting teams celebrating their conference championships, and like most televised entertainment, it comes to a somewhat anticlimactic end. Sure, FSU won the ACC for the first time ever, and Vanderbilt won the SEC tournament for the first time since 1951 (though there were… » 3/11/12 5:51pm 3/11/12 5:51pm

Did ESPN Bone The Big East Because They Wouldn't Sign A TV Deal?

Boston College AD Gene DeFilippo, who was part of the ACC's expansion committee that lured Pitt and Syracuse away from the Big East, says something that shouldn't be a big shocker: realignment is about money. But to see it put so blatantly, and to see the four-letter network invoked so unapologetically, well, this is… » 10/10/11 2:55pm 10/10/11 2:55pm

It Sure Looks Some ACC Football Players Got Married In New York City…

Yes, hundreds of same-sex couples lined up for the chance to get married in New York City last month. If this report from the NBC affiliate in Charlotte, NC is taken at tipster-provided face value*, Clemson University football center Dalton Freeman and defensive tackle Brandon Thompson were among them. » 8/03/11 10:45pm 8/03/11 10:45pm

College Football Preview: Avoiding Landmines Edition

Now that everyone knows exactly what's going to happen with the rest of the college football season, this is when something inevitably blows up. Because if there's one thing we know about the convoluted BCS system, it's this: nothing is certain with three weekends to go. Alabama still has to get past Mississippi State… » 11/14/08 1:30pm 11/14/08 1:30pm

Thursday Night Preview: Virginia Tech at Miami

Virginia Tech at Miami (-4) » 11/13/08 4:00pm 11/13/08 4:00pm-Tonight Virginia Tech and Miami continue the trail of tears-esque march towards crowning an ACC Champion. Miami has won 4 in a row (3 of them ACC games) and hasn't played since November 1 when they won an overtime game at Virginia. Since that time, as evidenced by the above picture, they've…