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ACC Fines FSU $20,000 After Fisher Rips Officials

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher will likely be receiving a call from the Atlantic Coast Conference after he blasted the officiating crew after his 12th-ranked Seminoles lost 37-34 to Clemson on Saturday. Fisher was livid over three fourth-quarter calls — a chop block on Freddie Stevenson that negated a long run by Dalvin Cook, an unsportsmanlike…

ACC moves women’s basketball tournament to South Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference is moving its women’s basketball tournament to South Carolina after relocating it from North Carolina because of a law that restricts the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. League officials announced Wednesday that the tournament is headed to Myrtle Beach. The ACC pulled 10 neutral-site championships out of North Carolina…

ACC Announces Sites For Eight 2016-17 Championships

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – The Atlantic Coast Conference has selected host locales and venues for eight of its 2016-17 league championships. Championship sites and dates announced on Tuesday are as follows and include several date changes from the original schedule released in July: ACC Women’s Soccer Championship, Nov. 4 & 6 – MUSC Health Stadium; Charleston, South Carolina ACC Women’s…

ACC moves football championship game to Orlando

FILE – This Aug. 24, 2016, file photo, shows an exterior view of Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. The Atlantic Coast Conference is moving its 2016 football championship to Orlando’s Camping World Stadium, the ACC announced Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. Orlando emerged as a possible location after the ACC joined other sports leagues in pulling out of North Carolina…

ACC Providing Refunds for Championship Game in Charlotte

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Patrons who purchased tickets to the 2016 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game originally scheduled for Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium through official ticket avenues will be granted a 100 percent refund (base price, taxes and service charges). The Atlantic Coast Conference greatly appreciates the loyalty and support of those who purchased their tickets early, and…

The Latest: Another N Carolina legislator suggests repeal

*FILE – In this Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015 file photo, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) runs the ball as North Carolina’s M.J. Stewart (6) moves in for the tackle during the first half of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C. NCAA President Mark Emmert says whether the Atlantic Coast Conference decides to follow the…

ACC to relocate athletic championships from North Carolina

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference has followed the NCAA’s lead and is removing all its athletic championships from North Carolina over a state law limiting protections for LGBT people. The ACC Council of Presidents voted Wednesday to relocate the league’s championships until North Carolina repeals the law. The decision includes 10 neutral site championships this academic school…

ACC Announces Fall Olympic Sports Coverage on ACC Network Extra

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Thursday the fall schedule for Olympic sporting events to be broadcast via ACC Network Extra, a dedicated digital channel for ACC sports which makes its debut this weekend. Clemson is scheduled to have 30 home contests and 15 road matches in the sports of men’s soccer, women’s soccer and volleyball air via the online platform….