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The Tampa Tribune
How the ACC became college football's best conferenceJohnson said. "And so that's kind of forced the other teams: Either do somethin
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Johnson said. "And so that's kind of forced the other teams: Either do something, or you get left behind." Commissioner John Swofford said one of the turning points came at a coaches meeting at Amelia Island five or six years ago, after... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Bridgewater, after 11 months of silence, talks about his injury, possible returnFootball KickoffCRAWFORD | Swofford talks Louisville hoops sanctions, other ite
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 21 days ago
Football KickoffCRAWFORD | Swofford talks Louisville hoops sanctions, other items at ACC Football Kickoff ACC commissioner John Swofford kicks off ACC Football Media Days. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford) ACC commissioner John Swofford talked about... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Update on the latest sportsthe ACC's coordinator of men's basketball officiating, will continue to lead th
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 21 days ago
the ACC's coordinator of men's basketball officiating, will continue to lead the alliance operations. ACC commissioner John Swofford says the new additions to the alliance "provide an even greater opportunity to build chemistry and quality"... Read more
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The News & Observer
Why there may be unfamiliar faces officiating ACC basketball games this winteroutstanding basketball conferences gives us a chance to prominently support cur
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
outstanding basketball conferences gives us a chance to prominently support current and future officials,” ACC commissioner John Swofford said in a press release. “Adding these important conferences will provide an even greater opportunity to build... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
4 conferences sign on to basketball officiating alliancethe ACC's coordinator of men's basketball officiating, will continue to lead th
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 21 days ago
the ACC's coordinator of men's basketball officiating, will continue to lead the alliance operations. ACC commissioner John Swofford says the new additions to the alliance "provide an even greater opportunity to build chemistry and quality"... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
4 conferences sign on to basketball officiating alliancethe ACC's coordinator of men's basketball officiating, will continue to lead th
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 21 days ago
the ACC's coordinator of men's basketball officiating, will continue to lead the alliance operations. ACC commissioner John Swofford says the new additions to the alliance "provide an even greater opportunity to build chemistry and quality"... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Sports Page Live Chat TODAYFootball KickoffCRAWFORD | Swofford talks Louisville hoops sanctions, other ite
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 23 days ago
Football KickoffCRAWFORD | Swofford talks Louisville hoops sanctions, other items at ACC Football Kickoff ACC commissioner John Swofford kicks off ACC Football Media Days. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford) ACC commissioner John Swofford talked about... Read more
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Daily Press
ACC schools lead nation in athletic directors' guaranteed payexperience and accomplishment, plus a graying of the guard — six of the league’
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
experience and accomplishment, plus a graying of the guard — six of the league’s 15 ADs are 60 or older, and Commissioner John Swofford is 68. The survey, which showed overall FBS pay increasing 31.9 percent in the last five years, calculated the... Read more
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Carroll County News
Daisy Swoffordand her garden. She is survived by her seven children, Linda Riddlesperger and
Carroll County News / Posted 29 days ago
and her garden. She is survived by her seven children, Linda Riddlesperger and husband, Vancil; Marilyn Schopp; John Swofford and wife, Teresa; Sarah Denise Wilson and husband, Roger; Duane Swofford and wife, Melissa; Marsha Swofford;... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Sports Page Live Chat TODAYFootball KickoffCRAWFORD | Swofford talks Louisville hoops sanctions, other ite
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 30 days ago
Football KickoffCRAWFORD | Swofford talks Louisville hoops sanctions, other items at ACC Football Kickoff ACC commissioner John Swofford kicks off ACC Football Media Days. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford) ACC commissioner John Swofford talked about... Read more
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The Star
ACC, SEC on similar football footingnational championships from 2006-12. Meanwhile, the ACC struggled in marquee ma
The Star / Posted 30 days ago
national championships from 2006-12. Meanwhile, the ACC struggled in marquee matchups and BCS games, with ACC Commissioner John Swofford noting during preseason media days in Charlotte that it was "there for the world to see." But things look much... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Pull back the curtains and find the ACC and SEC on similar footingnational championships from 2006-12. Meanwhile, the ACC struggled in marquee ma
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted a month ago
national championships from 2006-12. Meanwhile, the ACC struggled in marquee matchups and BCS games, with ACC commissioner John Swofford noting during preseason media days in Charlotte that it was "there for the world to see." But things look much... Read more
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FSView
Ahead of the curve: FSU's Seminole Productions ready for upcoming ACC Networkproduces The Jimbo Fisher Show every week. (Photo: Photo provided by Mark Rodin
FSView / Posted a month ago
produces The Jimbo Fisher Show every week. (Photo: Photo provided by Mark Rodin)Eyes toward the future ACC Commissioner John Swofford in May said he’s confident the ACC Network is coming in 2019. He's counting on the success of the network to... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pull back the curtains and find ACC-SEC on similar footingSoutheastern Conference’s annual media gathering in Hoover, Ala. At right, in a
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted a month ago
Southeastern Conference’s annual media gathering in Hoover, Ala. At right, in a July 13, 2017, file photo, ACC Commissioner John Swofford speaks to the media during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football media day in Charlotte, N.C. The... Read more
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Al.com
Notre Dame AD wants to play Alabama, Auburn, but do you want to play the Irish?ACC commissioner John Swofford said Thursday that Notre Dame joining the confer
Al.com / Posted a month ago
ACC commissioner John Swofford said Thursday that Notre Dame joining the conference as a full member is "not a point of discussion." That doesn't mean the Irish isn't scheduling like a Power 5 conference team. In a wide-ranging interview with the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Pull back the curtains and find ACC-SEC on similar footingnational championships from 2006-12. Meanwhile, the ACC struggled in marquee ma
San Antonio Express-News / Posted a month ago
national championships from 2006-12. Meanwhile, the ACC struggled in marquee matchups and BCS games, with ACC Commissioner John Swofford noting during preseason media days in Charlotte that it was "there for the world to see." But things look much... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Pull back the curtains and find ACC-SEC on similar footingnational championships from 2006-12. Meanwhile, the ACC struggled in marquee ma
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted a month ago
national championships from 2006-12. Meanwhile, the ACC struggled in marquee matchups and BCS games, with ACC Commissioner John Swofford noting during preseason media days in Charlotte that it was "there for the world to see." But things look much... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Pull back the curtains and find ACC-SEC on similar footingnational championships from 2006-12. Meanwhile, the ACC struggled in marquee ma
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted a month ago
national championships from 2006-12. Meanwhile, the ACC struggled in marquee matchups and BCS games, with ACC Commissioner John Swofford noting during preseason media days in Charlotte that it was "there for the world to see." But things look much... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Lamar Jackson voted ACC preseason player of year, Louisville picked thirdFootball KickoffCRAWFORD | Swofford talks Louisville hoops sanctions, other ite
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted a month ago
Football KickoffCRAWFORD | Swofford talks Louisville hoops sanctions, other items at ACC Football Kickoff ACC commissioner John Swofford kicks off ACC Football Media Days. (WDRB photo by Eric Crawford) ACC commissioner John Swofford talked about... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Florida State's Jimbo Fisher eager to tackle tough startyou it's because of a reason and something they see. I didn't get that at first
The Daily Commercial / Posted 1 months ago
you it's because of a reason and something they see. I didn't get that at first, but now I understand that." Commissioner John Swofford held his state-of-the-league forum on Thursday, celebrating a big 2016 for the league but also noting: "We also... Read more
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The News & Observer
A Q&A with ACC commissioner John Swofford at the Football KickoffQ&A with ACC commissioner John Swofford | July 14, 2017 | News & Observer ACC
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
Q&A with ACC commissioner John Swofford | July 14, 2017 | News & Observer ACC Commissioner John Swofford speaks to the media during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football media day in Charlotte on July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)... Read more
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NBC Miami
Florida State's Jimbo Fisher Eager to Tackle Tough Startand players from Boston College, North Carolina State, Syracuse and Wake Forest
NBC Miami / Posted 1 months ago
and players from Boston College, North Carolina State, Syracuse and Wake Forest in Charlotte on Thursday. Commissioner John Swofford held his state-of-the-league forum, celebrating a big 2016 for the league but also noting: "We also know you... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Florida State's Jimbo Fisher eager to tackle tough startand players from Boston College, North Carolina State, Syracuse and Wake Forest
Lake Placid News / Posted 1 months ago
and players from Boston College, North Carolina State, Syracuse and Wake Forest in Charlotte on Thursday. Commissioner John Swofford held his state-of-the-league forum, celebrating a big 2016 for the league but also noting: "We also know you... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Demon Deacons look to move on after 'WakeyLeaks'division in ACC football, with Clemson and Florida State combining to win six s
Lake Placid News / Posted 1 months ago
division in ACC football, with Clemson and Florida State combining to win six straight league titles. But Commissioner John Swofford says he doesn't see divisional realignment coming anytime soon. Swofford said Thursday during his... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Cream of the crop: ACC coaches make their case for best conference in college footballfootball conference in the nation. Fisher and the Seminoles won the national c
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 1 months ago
football conference in the nation. Fisher and the Seminoles won the national championship in 2013. ACC Commissioner John Swofford opened the day by applauding the past athletic year for the conference as a whole. “I think it’s pretty... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
This is the golden age of ACC footballACC football Brennan Doherty | Published 46 minutes ago CHARLOTTE — Like a pro
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 1 months ago
ACC football Brennan Doherty | Published 46 minutes ago CHARLOTTE — Like a proud father ready to brag about his children, John Swofford had a lot to talk about as the Atlantic Coast Conference kicked off its football media day in Charlotte on... Read more
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The Star
ACC Football Kickoff: Commissioner looks to build on booming BCS successranked in last year’s final Top 25 poll than any of its peers during the approa
The Star / Posted 1 months ago
ranked in last year’s final Top 25 poll than any of its peers during the approaching college football season. Commissioner John Swofford made that information a point of reference Thursday at the ACC Football Kickoff, using part of his address that... Read more
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The News & Observer
Why stretching college football season is a good thought but a bad ideaNCAA's 14-week proposal a bad move for college football | News & Observer ACC
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
NCAA's 14-week proposal a bad move for college football | News & Observer ACC Commissioner John Swofford speaks to the media during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football media day in Charlotte on July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Can ACC football be more than a one-year wonder?doing nearly all the heavy lifting, a situation similar to the West division ca
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 1 months ago
doing nearly all the heavy lifting, a situation similar to the West division carrying the SEC. But as commissioner John Swofford mentioned Thursday at ACC Media Days: “You don’t live too long on last year’s laurels.” Which brings up this... Read more
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Daily Press
Heisman changed Lamar Jackson's life, not who he isspeech. It's crazy. It's still crazy sometimes to me." Commish picks Cherry, p
Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
speech. It's crazy. It's still crazy sometimes to me." Commish picks Cherry, praises famous line ACC commissioner John Swofford announced longtime league official Ron Cherry is moving into an off-the-field role of assistant in the area of... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Heisman jinx? Louisville's Lamar Jackson isn't fazedrushing yards, 21 TDs 2017: TBD ACC Network update Despite cord-cutting dama
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
rushing yards, 21 TDs 2017: TBD ACC Network update Despite cord-cutting damage to ESPN's bottom line, ACC commissioner John Swofford remains optimistic about ESPN launching the ACC Network in two years. Swofford, who announced the network a... Read more
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Al.com
John Swofford credits Dabo Swinney, says ACC playing toughest non-conference schedulethe SEC Media Days are wrapping up, the ACC Kickoff is just getting started in
Al.com / Posted 1 months ago
the SEC Media Days are wrapping up, the ACC Kickoff is just getting started in Charlotte, North Carolina. ACC commissioner John Swofford took the opportunity to point out his conference plays the toughest non-conference - and conference - schedule... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Swofford talks Louisville hoops sanctions, other items at ACC Football Kickofftook the Heisman (over Clemson’s Deshaun Watson) and Clemson knocked off Alabam
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 1 months ago
took the Heisman (over Clemson’s Deshaun Watson) and Clemson knocked off Alabama for the national title. ACC commissioner John Swofford ran down the list: “We're coming off a year that included Clemson's College Football Playoff National... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Fisher says FSU 'better be ready' for Alabamadivision in ACC football, with Clemson and Florida State combining to win six s
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 1 months ago
division in ACC football, with Clemson and Florida State combining to win six straight league titles. But Commissioner John Swofford says he doesn't see divisional realignment coming anytime soon. Swofford said Thursday during his... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fisher says FSU 'better be ready' for Alabamaquarterback Lamar Jackson winning the Heisman Trophy. Both trophies were on di
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
quarterback Lamar Jackson winning the Heisman Trophy. Both trophies were on display in Charlotte, though Commissioner John Swofford opened his state-of-the-league forum by noting: "We also know you don't live too long on last year's... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
ACC Commish: Dabo's words about playoff resonated thanks to CFP victoryNational Championship victory in the new College Football Playoff, the ACC has
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 1 months ago
National Championship victory in the new College Football Playoff, the ACC has plenty to crow about. But ACC Commissioner John Swofford said Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney set the tone for the conference victory over the SEC and the Alabama... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Swofford: ACC schools 'bullish' on TV network, future of conferenceWhile continuing to remain coy on financial aspects of the ACC Network, league
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
While continuing to remain coy on financial aspects of the ACC Network, league commissioner John Swofford continued to be overly optimistic about the network’s prospects at the start of the league’s media day Thursday. Swofford said the league’s... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Swofford: ACC schools 'bullish' on TV network, future of conferenceWhile continuing to remain coy on financial aspects of the ACC Network, league
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
While continuing to remain coy on financial aspects of the ACC Network, league commissioner John Swofford continued to be overly optimistic about the network’s prospects at the start of the league’s media day Thursday. Swofford said the league’s... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
ACC not resting on past success, looking to 2017quarterback Lamar Jackson winning the Heisman Trophy. Both trophies were on di
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 1 months ago
quarterback Lamar Jackson winning the Heisman Trophy. Both trophies were on display in Charlotte, though Commissioner John Swofford opened his state-of-the-league forum by noting: "We also know you don't live too long on last year's... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Update on the latest sportsquarterback Lamar Jackson winning the Heisman Trophy. Both trophies were on di
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 1 months ago
quarterback Lamar Jackson winning the Heisman Trophy. Both trophies were on display in Charlotte, though Commissioner John Swofford opened his state-of-the-league forum by noting: "We also know you don't live too long on last year's... Read more
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TribLIVE
ACC not resting on past success, looking to 2017JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only ACC Commissioner John Swofford
TribLIVE / Posted 1 months ago
JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only ACC Commissioner John Swofford speaks to the media during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football media day in Charlotte, N.C.,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
ACC not resting on past success, looking to 2017quarterback Lamar Jackson winning the Heisman Trophy. Both trophies were on di
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
quarterback Lamar Jackson winning the Heisman Trophy. Both trophies were on display in Charlotte, though Commissioner John Swofford opened his state-of-the-league forum by noting: "We also know you don't live too long on last year's... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Heisman winner Jackson headlines start of ACC media daysopens its two-day event in Charlotte on Thursday morning, beginning with a stat
Lake Placid News / Posted 1 months ago
opens its two-day event in Charlotte on Thursday morning, beginning with a state-of-the-league forum from Commissioner John Swofford. Coaches and players from the league's seven Atlantic Division teams will be in attendance for Thursday's... Read more
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