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Autonomy for Big Five spells end to status quo

...something great.The only thing that seems certain is it's irreversible.As Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford put it recently, "The good ship status quo has sailed."Two major decisions ensured the hypocrisy of the amateur...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-09/autonomy-big-five-spells-
National title, realignment generate buzz around ACC

...Florida State."I think we've got as good a shot as anybody to be in the top four the first year," commissioner John Swofford said Sunday, the first of the league's two-day preseason kickoff event."We will have teams in the mix to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-20/national-title-realignmen
New Atlantic Coast Conference settles into era of stability

...leaving its members optimistic about its future."I think everybody is where they want to be," commissioner John Swofford said. "That's real important."So, here comes ambitious Louisville into its fourth conference since 2004...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-22/new-atlantic-coast-confer
SEC/B12 pact a game-changer for ACC

...You can also kiss Notre Dame goodbye, commissioner John Swofford. Despite all of its efforts to build a broader football...must leave some egg on the face of ACC commissioner John Swofford, who earlier in the week reiterated his union's devotion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/scott-michaux/2012-05-18/secb12-p
Louisville AD convinced Cardinals have found a permanent home as newest member of the ACC

...replacing Maryland after it joined the Big Ten along with Rutgers.In a news conference that included ACC Commissioner John Swofford and Louisville President James Ramsey, Jurich said, "We're not the biggest, we're not the best, but we're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-01/louisville-ad-convinced-c
Florida State beats Louisiana Tech to advance to NIT semifinals

...16 points and 14 rebounds for Louisiana Tech (29-8). ACC TOURNAMENT: Atlantic Coast Conference Commis sioner John Swofford announced Wednesday that the league's men's basketball tournament is headed to Brooklyn.There isn't an ACC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-03-26/florida-state-beats-louis
Browns are not promising starting job to Johnny Manziel

...coaches and athletic directors say they should play at least one major conference program every year.Commissioner John Swofford announced Monday during the league's annual spring meetings that the coaches and ADs have recommended the conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-12/browns-are-not-promising-star
Miami docked scholarships, avoids bowl ban

...NCAA recognized and appreciated the self-imposed efforts that were at such a significant level," ACC Commissioner John Swofford said.Some of the NCAA's would-be accusations were erased early this year, when it was found that investigators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-10-22/miamis-ncaa-saga-ends-sanctions
New day dawns for ACC

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford has spent nearly two years working to bring in new schools, refuting reports of departures and securing a media rights deal to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-06-28/new-day-dawns-acc
ACC settling on 15 schools for now

...The Atlantic Coast Conference is now a 15-team league ? and it might just stay that way for a while.Commissioner John Swofford says expansion is not a topic of discussion for the ACC now, and he would "not anticipate it being in the future...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-07-01/acc-settling-15-schools-n