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Big East Breakup Complete

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 05.08.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The Big East made its split official Friday, with seven basketball schools breaking away from the football-playing members in a deal ...

'It Will Never Be The Same'

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 02.22.2013 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Jim Boeheim slowed as he pedaled the stationary bicycle inside the sparkling new Carmelo K. Anthony Basketball Center, his mind raci...

Big East Adding 2 Teams

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 01.27.2013 | Sports

The Big East moved quickly to replace Rutgers and braced for more possible departures, getting Tulane and East Carolina to agree to join the re-invent...

Big East Commissioner Resigns

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO & PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 07.07.2012 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. — Big East Commissioner John Marinatto resigned Monday after less than three years on the job, admitting he was drained by several...

Big East Gets New Member

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 04.09.2012 | Sports

The Big East has acquired all the pieces needed to build a new coast-to-coast conference. Putting them all together, though, is going to take a while....

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 02.06.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The Angels have joined the Albert Pujols sweepstakes along with the Cards and the Marlins. Are the Cubs involved too? At stake, arguably the current "best player in baseball," and the price tag will be 10 years.

West Virginia Sues Big East Conference

AP | Posted 12.31.2011 | Sports

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University filed a lawsuit Monday seeking an immediate divorce from the Big East so it can become a member of ...

Big East Leaders Slated To Vote Monday

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 12.15.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — The Big East knows which schools it wants to add. Now it's just a matter getting those programs to come aboard. To help convince som...

It's Time To Move On

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 11.20.2011 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim is wistful about his alma mater's decision to leave the Big East Conference, but he says ...

What Cost Athletics? Fordham Wins a Rare New York Hoops Battle

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Favorito

While Fordham secured former Hofstra coach Tom Pecora to lead them out of a 17-year drought, the search for St. John's and Seton Hall goes on.