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Getting your mind right:
Harding named ACC female athlete of year
: "Lindsey Harding, who sparked the Duke women's basketball team to the first undefeated regular season in ACC history, and Florida State sprinter Walter Dix, who led the Seminoles to a second consecutive national outdoor track-and-field championship, were named the ACC athletes of the year Tuesday. "
ACC guarding against gambling scandal
: "With a scandal rocking the NBA, the issue of gambling and sports was a prime topic as the Atlantic Coast Conference football meetings ended yesterday."
ACC title game site undecided
: "A decision on the location of subsequent ACC football title games will be made in December. The game will conclude a three-year stint in Jacksonville, Fla., this season, and the ACC is exploring its options for the next three years — the remaining time on its television contract."
Andrew Jones of the ACC Insider - UNC must fill Kenan, then expand
: "Butch Davis doesn't beat around the bush much." No, UNC must do what UNC has the money and will to do. Bottom line is that the team must win. If they make they stadium 75,000 and win big, they'll fill it. If they keep it 58,674 and lose, they'll have 10,000 empty seats just like they've had for the last 4 years. Just win, baby...just win.
NFL to Investigate Vick
: "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appoints a former U.S. deputy attorney general to oversee the league's review of Michael Vick."
DEI adding Mark Martinto its driver roster
: "Absorbing Ginn Racing will mean end of road for Nos. 13, 14 entries. Dale Earnhardt Inc. is adding Mark Martin to its driver roster and growing immediately to four Nextel Cup teams in a merger with Ginn Racing that will be officially announced today, the Observer has learned." That's strong.....
Big Expectations: Richardson says Appalachian State's coaches won't allow the players to become complacent
:"It isn't Kevin Richardson's nature to brag. That's why he can't help but be amused with himself when he recalls his only meeting with John Settle.Settle is a former Appalachian State running back who went on to make a mark in the NFL and is now the running backs coach at Wisconsin. He was visiting Boone in the spring of 2005. Richardson was coming off his freshman season as an unheralded walk-on.Jerry Moore, Appalachian's coach, jokingly told Richardson to deliver a message to Settle."
The conference headlines:
A NOSE FOR THE BALL
: "Mr. College Football, Tony Barnhart, has compiled his list of the top defensive players in the ACC. Tech fans might be surprised where Yellow Jackets linebacker Philip Wheeler lands on that list."
Butch Davis brings new life to North Carolina football
: "Things are fine now in his world. Butch Davis is Coach Davis again, back in college football at North Carolina. He'd been out of the game almost two years, and he did some TV — "stealing money," he called it — but he never could quite get the smell of the locker room out of his nose."
Ready to go, Joe
: "UNC's Joe Dailey was an option quarterback at Nebraska when his college career began, but as he heads into his final college season at UNC, Dailey is happy to be playing wide receiver. It's been a journey that he hopes will serve him well during his next career as a football coach. Joe Dailey was dragging after practices back in the spring, his legs tired from running sprint after sprint on snap after snap."
Friedgen bogs down
:"For Ralph Friedgen's birthday this summer, his two brothers-in-law and cousin paid for a deep-sea fishing trip. It was canceled because of the weather, but they decided to go out anyway."
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