Should the ACC scrap divisions altogether? This is what the schedule could look like... (Tomahawk Nation)
With realignment done for now, I've spent a lot of time thinking about and discussing with people what is the most intractable problem the ACC faces...divisional alignment. As of now, there is plenty of dissatisfaction with the divisions, from a lot of fans, and for a lot of different, sometimes conflicting, reasons. To summarize, here are the primary reasons the ACC's divisions fail.
USC Football 2013 Schedule Preview: Boston College Eagles (Reign of Troy)
While the Eagles will enter the Coliseum with plenty of experience and won’t be intimated by the grandeur of the venue, they’ll face a USC team that matches up perfectly with them. The Trojans have one of the nation’s best pass rushes and a defensive line that should be tops in the Pac-12, which doesn’t bode well for a BC offensive line in the midst of a major rebuild.
Dan Koppen, Denver Broncos reach 1-year contract (NFL.com)
The Denver Broncos have turned to a familiar face to fill their sudden vacancy at center. The Broncos agreed to terms with Koppen on Thursday, the team announced. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports it's a one-year contract, per a source close to the player.
Bryant offers Tabor Academy's Miles Wright (ESPN Boston)
The 6-foot-3, 195-pound Wright is drawing interest in basketball, where he is a shooting guard, and football, where he plays quarterback. Boston College and Syracuse have offered strictly for football, while Dartmouth, Cornell, Columbia, Brown and Bryant have offered for basketball only. UMass and Yale have an interest in Wright playing both sports for them, while New Hampshire and Holy Cross have expressed interest in having him for either sport.
Coach Shelley Sheetz Talks BC Women's Basketball (BCEagles.com)
Shelley Sheetz enters her second season as an assistant coach for the BC women's basketball program. Sheetz, a native of Iowa, played at Colorado and was a Kodak, AP and U.S. Basketball Writers All-American honoree. She played professionally for the Colorado Xplosion and Portland Power in the American Basketball League. Sheetz has been in college coaching for 14 seasons.
2013 NHL Draft Prospect: Ian McCoshen (Western College Hockey Blog)
Boston College commit Ian McCoshen is experienced, but still has room to grow.
Sailor Erika Reineke plots a grueling course (espnw)
At 19, Erika Reineke is one of the most promising young sailors in the world, having already won youth and under-21 world championships and a collegiate title as a Boston College freshman last fall, all in the Laser Radial class. She was a finalist for college sailor of the year.
College football countdown | No. 81: Syracuse (USA TODAY)
USA TODAY Sports' Paul Myerberg counts down to the start of the college football season team by team from No. 125 to No. 1.