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From practice to game action, college teams try to soften blow of concussions

Thu, July 19, 2018

From practice to game action, college teams try to soften blow of concussionsConcussions and brain injuries in sports are in the spotlight at the ACC Kickoff this week after UNC coach Larry Fedora denied a link between football's violent collisions and brain damage from CTE.

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From basketball court to offensive line, WF's Haynes shows athleticism

Thu, July 19, 2018

Wake Forest Phil HaynesWake Forest lineman Phil Haynes didn't start playing football until his senior year in high school. Wake coach Dave Clawson spotted him as a basketball player and identified an athlete he wanted for the Demon Deacons.

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QB situation mostly unsettled in ACC's Atlantic Division

Thu, July 19, 2018

ACC_Media_Day_Football_01626The Atlantic Coast Conference's Atlantic Division has more questions than answers when it comes to the quarterback position this season.

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Spieth takes a stumble in his British Open title defense

Thu, July 19, 2018

British_Open_Golf_89496Through 14 holes, Jordan Spieth was challenging for the lead in the British Open and making it look easy.

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ACC's Coastal teams hope experience leads to better defense

Thu, July 19, 2018

ACC_Media_Day_Football_56666After three years of watching his team struggle to get stops, Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi sees the potential for improvement coming with the return of plenty of defensive starters.

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Gravley & Payne: Fedora headlines ACC Kickoff Day 1, Duke wants more from Jones

Thu, July 19, 2018

ACC Kickoff 2018 Jeff Gravley Marilyn PayneJeff Gravley and Marilyn Payne analyze Larry Fedora's comments about the relationship between CTE and football, dive into the Tar Heels NCAA violations and discuss Duke's goals for the season as QB Daniel Jones enters his junior season.

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Duke, UNC look to improve in 2018 season

Wed, July 18, 2018

Duke, UNC look to improve in 2018 seasonDuke and UNC previewed their 2018 season on Day 1 of the ACC Kickoff on Wednesday.

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A year from launch, ACC Network could set sail in choppy media waters

Wed, July 18, 2018

ACC NetworkLaunching a cable channel in an era of a la carte infinite content is not an easy task. When ESPN sets sail with the ACC Network in 2019, the vast media ocean could be even choppier.

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North Carolina football players may face suspensions after off-season NCAA violations

Wed, July 18, 2018

UNC football exits tunnelMultiple football players from the University of North Carolina could be suspended one game or more this football season after UNC self-reported NCAA violations after those athletes sold university-issued shoes and athletic gear.

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UNC's Fedora insists football is 'under attack,' denies proven link between CTE, football

Wed, July 18, 2018

ACC_Media_Day_Football_35354North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora had a lot to say about concussions, the game of football being under attack and whether or not CTE science is real during ACC Kickoff on Wednesday.

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