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Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has spent the past season alternately bemoaning the forces of realignment that have destroyed his beloved Big East Conference and fencing with reporters questioning whether the 68-year-old coach is committed to leading the Orange into the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Those emotions came to a head Saturday night in the Georgia Dome after the Orange lost their national...Read more »
What does Notre Dame joining the ACC mean for Big East football?
The initial news was certainly a shock. And people predicting the end of Big East football are already accepting bows. But it’s a little premature to count out Big East football, at least for now.
Sure, Notre Dame’s basketball programs (men and women) have both thrived. And losing both will hurt the...Read more »
The Atlantic Coast Conference on Wednesday announced the addition of Notre Dame as a full member in all sports except football. Notre Dame football, however, will play five games annually against ACC schools.
It’s a great move for the ACC. Notre Dame was the one school every conference wanted – well, maybe not the Pac-12. The Big Ten makes geographic sense and the football history between...Read more »