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Daily links for Tuesday, July 2, 2013.

Rob Carr

DUDE: Steve Addazio Discovered Vine, And It’s Insufferable (The 700 Level)
I saw these Vines on the OwlScoop football message board over the weekend. I would have posted them sooner, but it took me two days to put my face back on. Now I sort of look like this. Anyway, this “dude” thing is some sort of recruiting mantra. Boston College recruits “dudes” and then they play in the NFL or something. Enrico went to B.C. He’s kind of a dude.

2013 ACC over/under win totals: our picks (
Unfortunately, the Eagles' schedule does not favor a dramatic bounceback. They draw North Carolina and Virginia Tech from the Coastal Division and must travel to Southern Cal in mid-September. Combine that with the annual division games against Florida State and Clemson, and five wins seems like a tall order for Addazio in year one. VERDICT: Under

Video: John Swofford Chats With Jeff Fischel on the New, 15-Team ACC (Atlantic Coast Convos)
Tons of opinions going around regarding the now-expanded 15-team ACC, but the best source may be conference commissioner John Swofford. ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel spent some time with the commissioner today to get his thoughts on today’s additions of Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame, the league’s grant of rights, and more…

ACC Website Already Has the Pitt Panthers Football Team Penciled In For an 0-12 Season (The Big Lead)
Sounds about right.

5 things to know about the ACC for newcomers Pitt, Syracuse (ESPN ACC Blog)
HD has been covering the ACC for how many years and she still needs an acronym to keep the two divisions straight?

So you want to be an ACC fan ... (ESPN ACC Blog)
Talk your way onto Shea Field, the hub of pregame tailgating -- after you find the Flutie statue, strike a pose, and have your picture taken. And never leave Chestnut Hill without having some “chowda.”

9 Out Of 10 Schools On This ESPN Map Are In The Wrong Place (Deadspin)
UConn wishes it was UMass, apparently.

Shaw's Bat Comes Alive In New Bedford (
Chris Shaw is playing for the New Bedford Bay Sox in the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL). After appearing in a team high 50 games in his freshman season, Shaw's experience is paying off at the plate this summer. He ranks first in hits, RBIs, and home runs for the Bay Sox.

Q & A With Women's Soccer Alum Victoria DiMartino (
Former Eagles forward Victoria DiMartino is now a member of the Western NY Flash. She will return to BC in the fall student teach and earn her degree.

Baldwin Vine? Baldwin Vine.