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ACC's plan once Pittsburgh, Syracuse join bumps conference schedule up to 9 games in football

Hurricanes fans can say good-bye to a fourth non-conference game once former Big East partners Syracuse and Pittsburgh join the ACC.

ACC Commissioner John Swofford announced Friday the future scheduling formats once the league expands to 14 teams and instead of playing eight conference games in football, every team will now play nine.

The format will consist of each team playing all six teams in its division each year, plus its primary crossover partner (in UM's case Florida State) each year and two rotating opponents from the opposite division.

Pittsburgh, which will join UM in the Coastal Division, will be Syracuse's cross over opponent.

Here's how the divisions will look in football:

> Atlantic: Clemson, Florida State, Wake Forest, N.C. State, Boston College, Maryland and Syracuse.

> Coastal: Miami, Virginia Tech, Virginia, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Duke and Pittsburgh.

> When it comes to hoops, the ACC has already employed an 18-game conference schedule that will begin next year.

When Pitt and Syracuse join, each school will have one primary partner (Boston College and Syracuse; Clemson and Georgia Tech; Duke and North Carolina; Florida State and Miami; Maryland and Pitt; NC State and Wake Forest; Virginia and Virginia Tech).

The scheduling model will be based on a three-year cycle during which teams will play every league opponent at least once with the primary partners playing home and away annually while the other 12 rotate in groups of four. The format allows each program to see opponents with more regularity and creates an increase in competitive balance throughout the teams.

All 14 league members will continue to automatically qualify for the conference tournaments. Tournament formats will be announced at a later date.

> In other sports, all teams will continue to play each conference team at least once during the regular season -- except baseball, which is the only exception as they currently don't play all conference opponents.

The league will continue to sponsor an ACC Championship event in all sports except volleyball, which will continue to recognize its champion from regular-season play.

The conference will now sponsor an ACC Championship in the sport of gymnastics. There are currently three institutions that sponsor gymnastics (Maryland, North Carolina and NC State) and with the addition of Pitt, the ACC will have four programs, the necessary number in the league's bylaws to host a conference championship. The ACC previously sponsored a conference championship in gymnastics in 1984.

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Gisele Bundchen (Mrs. Tom Brady), when asked what she thought of the multi-drop performance in the fourth quarter by Aaron Hernandez, combined with him catching one ball that cost the Patriots two downs when they had to spike, since he caught the ball and immediatly went down in the middle of the field rather than going out of bounds:

"You gotta to catch the ball when you’re SUPPOSED to catch the ball. My husband cannot f–king throw the ball and catch the ball at the same time. I can’t believe he dropped the ball so many times."

Ouch, looks like that is one supermodel that hates a former Gator right now. Jimmy Graham would have caught that TD, Giselle.

I see that Canetrash is up to his old antics again from the trailer park.

It warms my heart to see 2 Miami Hurricanes walk away with super bowl rings and watch Aaron Hernandez drop a ball that hit "both his hands" and Spikes missing a key tackle

Hey Five Titles...U're right, Jimmy Graham would have caught that ball. Aaron Hernandez and UofFelons have this in common...over-rated.

Sorry that Wilfork didn't get a ring but Rolle and Phillips walked away with rings at least. Wilfork will have another chance next season.


CANES AND RINGS GO HAND IN HAND.

And for a Brazilian Supermodel, she understands the game pretty well. A couple of Brady's passes were thrown behind the receiver, I'll definitely say that, but there were plenty that were catch-able. The one that Wes Welker dropped was very uncharacteristic of him. The one that stood out to me the most was Aaron Hernandez's drop that hit "both of his hands". Sorry but that's not excusable in the NFL. You're paid to catch the ball not let it hit both your hands. Guess he heard footsteps...

Rolle and Phillips had a good day though. Wilford was double and sometimes looked as if he was triple teamed. That man is a house.


GO CANES!!!!

Sad how Cane fan gets so excited after they needed overtime to beat a Basketball team that has 3.5 - 4.5 whiteboys on the court at all times.

Funny, all the sports talk shows were talking about the big drop.........by Welker.
But cane "fans" dwell on Hernandez not being able to catch a desperation hail mary at the end.....
Again, more proof that the canes live in another planet with a different reality than the rest of us...............delUsional??????

ESPN:

TV showed the second Hernandez drop over and over as the most important play of the game. They showed the first Hernandez drop as part of their Super Bowl Not Top 10. They are not Miami people, by any stretch.

As for written commentary of his performance:

ESPN:
"The Patriots' receivers let Brady down in the fourth quarter with drops from Wes Welker, Deion Branch and [Aaron] Hernandez."
Wait, ESPN is talking about the drops by Hernandez? No way! LOL!

http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/53536/grading-the-patriots-in-super-bowl-xlvi

ESPN gain:
"Wide receiver Deion Branch and tight end Aaron Hernandez dropped passes on New England's final drive."
Yeah, "your" wife is part of some Hurricane plot, right?

http://espn.go.com/boston/nfl/story/_/id/7546795/tom-brady-wife-gisele-bundchen-blasts-new-england-patriots-receivers

CBS:
"However he did have a costly drop on the final drive of the game, as the Patriots tried to come back from four-point deficit. They would wind up losing 21-17, as a Hail Mary attempt in the final seconds intended for Hernandez was batted down in the end zone."
OUCH! I guess it isn't just ESPN in on the paranoid plot of yours, "Tommy".

http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/players/playerpage/1273179/aaron-hernandez

So, we are supposed to believe that Tom Brady came on here to complain about Canes fans pointing out two of the biggest plays in the game, including the last one, where a Cane swatted the ball away, is his biggest concern?

I don't beleive it. You are an imposter, and you will never get near Gisele Bundchen.

Ahhhh, Gatr apologists are just maggots in drag.

Gatr has a chance on the big stage and pukes himself. Just like lil' Timmy Teblow.

Wow. Gatrs are cowards and they suck. Nothing has changed.

Hmmmm, a couple of things angry Cane varmint:

1. Just because you repeat the same nonsense over and over it doesn't make it real. Only in your pea sized brain it is so, you belief the crap you make up because you are very simple it becomes your reality, delUsional.
2. The Cane Trash won 10 years ago. Gators won 3 years ago. Both are long ago in college sports. Only thing you got half right, maggot, but 10 years is a lot longer, dolt, cane Trash has nothing to beat it's chest about.
3. Your run on sentences and placing capitals letters in words that do not require them reflect your inbred ignorance. Inbred, possum, trash, epic fail, garbage dumpster, maggot, diploma mill. You own all these, this is what spews out of you constantly. It defines you.
4. Then there's that anger. So angry. Interesting and very telling. Since my posts like this one are a copy and paste of your garbage with a few minor changes it is a reflection of what you are.
You are the miserable loser who is camped out 24 - 7 @ Gator Clause spewing this nonsense.
So now I throw it back at your face.
Sorry I had to expose others to your disease, even if they are a bunch of delUsional cane wannabes.


Rid you of your anger, abolish the stink in your tiny mind, temper the arrogance you live with and try to achieve some small level of intelligence.

Do that, Cane maggot, and maybe you'll forget about the priest who molested you. What a dumb maggot. Your words.

Priests only molest the believers, Gatr maggot. I reject all of that so no priest could or can touch me. You believe in the tooth fairy too or you just dress like him on Halloween?

You call me dumb when you are the one chasing me around the blogs. Obsessed Gatr maggot. So sad.

Yeah gatr trash, F-U won 3 yrs ago, but theyve also had top 5 recruiting classes the last 5 yrs, and what were their records the last 2 years? What excuses do you losers have?

Esophageal spasms?

Posted by: Gatr Trash save yourself | February 06, 2012 at 06:52 PM

Friend, I have no problem with you exposing the copycat troll for the loser he is, (copying all out posts, changing Gator for Cane, and then claiming credit for the comments rather than using his brain), but can we keep the religion part of it over on Gator Clause? That was his latest weak attempt at dividing Canes fans, and it should not be rewarded here. The troll is trying to drag our blog down to the level theirs is, we should not help him.

BTW, great job giving them what they deserve for sending Curse Piggy our way. The retaliation has made this blog much better, and made their fans see a bit of what we have had to tolerate for the past five years.

Posted by: Five Titles

Great another believer in the sky fairy.

Posted by: Five Titles
Great another believer in the sky fairy.
Posted by: Gatr Trash save yourself | February 07, 2012 at 08:44 AM

You are missing the point. sky fairy or no sky fairy, this is a canes blog, and that gator troll has found something to taunt you with that has nothing to do with football. Let him do that to you in that cesspool that they created for themselves in Gatotr Clause, but let's keep this canes side for football discussion.

Hmmmm, a couple of things angry Cane "vermit":
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First of all, I am not angry, it is more a sadness that you stoop to this obsessive trolling when there are so many better things to do with your life. i will cover each of your lies independently.

1. Just because you repeat the same nonsense over and over it doesn't make it real. Only in your pea sized brain it is so, you belief the "carp" you make up because you are very simple it becomes your reality, delUsional.
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Show me where I repeated myself. I find it hypocritical that you make that claim when all you do is steal comments, swap Gator and Cane in them, and then claim it as if you originally wrote it. your claim of originality and not copying others is far more delusional, troll.

2. The Cane Trash won 10 years ago. Gators won 3 years ago. Both are long ago in college sports. Only thing you got half right, maggot, but 10 years is a lot longer, dolt, cane Trash has nothing to beat it's chest about.
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So if someone has not won a title in 10 years, they are trash? But if they did within three years, they are not. Funny how that works. And of course, the personal attacks, and calling Canes fans maggot for defending themselves in here is shocking behavior from someone as perceptive as yourself.
We have nothing to beat our chest about?
You guys beat your chest when Emmitt Smith got into the Hall of Fame, but we cannot about Cortez Kennedy?
You guys beat your chest when Tim Tebow got into the playoffs, but we cannot about Phillips and Rolle winning the Super Bowl?
You guys beat your chest when Tracy Howard committed to the Gators, but we cannot about him actually signing with the Canes?
You guys beat your chest when your basketball team finally won a road conference game, but we cannot about beating Duke on the road?
Your hypocrisy is astounding.

3. Your run on sentences and placing capitals letters in words that do not require them reflect your inbred ignorance.
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Really? Please show me an example.

Inbred, possum, trash, epic fail, garbage dumpster, maggot, diploma mill. You own all these, this is what spews out of you constantly. It defines you.
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Liar, you are the one using the words "trash" and "maggot", not me. Look in the mirror, hypocrite.

4. Then there's that anger. So angry. Interesting and very telling.
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Again, I am not angry, but why should I be pleased about your constant obsessive trolling? It isn't pleasant, so it pleases nobody.

Since my posts like this one are a copy and paste of your garbage with a few minor changes it is a reflection of what you are.
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Ahh, so you admit that you take Canes fans posts, swap out a few words, and then take credit for them as if you wrote them originally. OOPS!

You are the miserable loser who is camped out 24 - 7 @ Gator Clause spewing this nonsense.
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I have been on Gator Clause only a few times, begging you trolls to leave us alone or we would retaliate. I haven't been there for a while, since you have already destroyed it. You reap what you sow. You sowed hatred, anger, and personal insults, and now you want to whine about hatred, anger, and personal insults? Take the beam from thine own eye before you worry the mote in mine, thou hypocrite.

So now I throw it back at your face.
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No, you continue your five years of cheap personal attacks, ID theft, and taunts after every Canes loss combined with racist comments when the Canes win.

Sorry I had to expose others to your disease, even if they are a bunch of delUsional cane wannabes.
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Apology not accepted, since you continue the insults and personal attacks by claiming all Canes fans on here are delusional wannabes. You don't have to leave angry, just leave, troll.

Rid you of your anger, abolish the stink in your tiny mind, temper the arrogance you live with and try to achieve some small level of intelligence.
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You are trolling on a Canes blog, writing barely literate insults, and you question the intelligence of those that are just trying to discuss sports on here? Look in the mirror, hypocrite.

Do that, Cane maggot, and maybe you'll forget about the priest who molested you. What a dumb maggot. ===
Funny that you are giving advice that you are not following yourself. As for the claim that a priest molested me, it is obvious that no priest or anyone else has wanted to touch you, and you are so pathetic that you are envying assault victims. Truly pathetic, troll.

Posted by: Curse Piggy in one of his other IDs | February 06, 2012 at 05:35 PM

U Lost To How Many Teams With Losing, I don't know U guys are answering this Gator Trash. This is a little kid home from school that has absolutely no brain. They play games on the field not on a blog. When the games are played we'll see what the records are, and who wins bowl games in the time being, shut up little gator.

Back to sports:

On Mike and Mike this monring, they had Dick Vitale, and they tried to pump up the Kentucky versus Florida game (yawn). Instead, he talked about Duke and North Carolina, he said it was the game of the week, and the best rivalry in college basketball. I beleive he is right. Who outside of a few folks would claim that Florida-Kentucky is a big rivalry game, and only three people on planet Earth would claim Florida-Kentucky is bigger than Duke-UNC.

ACC! ACC! ACC!

monring should read as morning.

Honestly NCCA basketball doesn't matter until the tourny. Hope we get in.

Our game vs VTech got upgraded to ESPN2 and our rematch w/ UNC on ESPN! Both are at the BUC. BE THERE!!!!!!!! SUPPORT THE TEAM!!!!!!!!!

Geez Five Titles* if you got this excited for a canes football game, you'd maybe actually go to one.

is that how the lowly Gatr Trash tries to make himself feel better by placing an asterisk next to the '91 title?

You are the only one. The rest of the country recognizes the Canes as champs. Something Gatr garbage knows little about. Well, you lead the nation in meth production and white trashiness.

Oh, and pumping the dumbest Congresswomen in history. Give a shout to Corinne Brown.

Most football fans know this, so I thought Gator fans would know that UF is required to play FSU by state law. Guess the old saying about assuming should always be applied, especially when the topic is gator knowledge.

Gators show their fear with the schedule that they can't control. They can't do anything about the SEC and Noles game.

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