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The End Of The Big East?

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 02.12.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The Big East is headed for another break up. This time, the seven prominent basketball schools that don't play FBS football are plann...

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Len Berman | Posted 02.10.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Back to the future. The seven non-football schools in the Big East could break off and form their own conference. Those schools include Georgetown, Providence, St. John's, Seton Hall and Villanova, five of the original seven in the Big East.

Tuberville Lands New Coaching Job

AP | JOE KAY | Posted 02.07.2013 | Sports

CINCINNATI — Tommy Tuberville wasn't expecting a call from an old acquaintance. A few hours later, he was headed north for a new job. Tubervill...

UConn Stuns Louisville In 3 Overtimes

AP | GARY GRAVES | Posted 01.24.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Blidi Wreh-Wilson knew the ball would eventually come his way. The Connecticut cornerback just wanted to make sure he was in t...

No. 19 Rutgers Stays Unbeaten

AP | ROB MAADDI | Posted 10.20.2012 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Gary Nova threw four touchdown passes in the second half to lead No. 19 Rutgers to a 35-10 comeback victory over Temple on Saturday. ...

A Look at What's Hot and Not in the World of Sports

Kelli Gail | Posted 11.24.2012 | Sports
Kelli Gail

Taking a look at the top 10 of what's hot or not in today's world of sports.


Posted 09.13.2012 | Sports

Once upon a time, the major conferences in college sports seemed to make geographic sense. It was simple. The schools in the Atlantic Coast Conference...

WATCH: Pitt QB Makes Ridiculous Pass

Posted 09.07.2012 | Sports

Despite suffering another double-digit loss on Thursday, fans saw a somewhat silver lining in an otherwise difficult game to watch when quarterback Ti...

A Simple Request For College Football + Top-5 & Human Highlight Reels

Peter Brown Hoffmeister | Posted 11.04.2012 | Sports
Peter Brown Hoffmeister

I have one simple request as we move forward with the season, and it is this: Please, please don't let teams play rematches in bowl games, and most importantly, do not let that happen in the BCS National Championship Game.

College Football Playoff: A Good Plan, But with Problems and Losers

John Ziegler | Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports
John Ziegler

This new playoff plan still has more than a few important kinks to be worked out. From here, it feels more like an engagement than an actual wedding. It will probably come to full fruition, but there is a good chance at least someone is going to regret it.

Pitt Files Lawsuit To Join ACC

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 05.14.2012 | College

PITTSBURGH -- The University of Pittsburgh is going to court in hopes of expediting its exit from the Big East. The school filed a complaint in the C...

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...

Louisville Stifles Marquette In Upset Win

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 05.08.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Kyle Kuric scored 20 points, Peyton Siva added 18 and Louisville forced No. 9 Marquette into a season-high 26 turnovers, advancing to...

Cincy Eliminates G-Town In Double Overtime

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 05.08.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Cashmere Wright banked in a runner with 7.6 seconds left, and Cincinnati beat No. 13 Georgetown in double overtime 72-70 on Thursday ...

UConn's Run Ends

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 05.08.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun said he didn't think any team would ever do what his did last year – win five games in five days ...

G-Town Downs Pitt In Big East Tourney

AP | By JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 03.07.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Senior Henry Sims and freshman Otto Porter each scored 20 points to lead No. 13 Georgetown to a 64-52 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday...

Who Will Win Big East Tournament?

Posted 03.06.2012 | Sports

If I can make it there I can make it anywhere It's up to you New York, New York While the players on the 16 teams coming to Madison Square Gard...

Seton Hall Upsets No. 9 Georgetown

AP | By JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 02.22.2012 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. -- Jordan Theodore scored a career-high 29 points to lead Seton Hall to the signature win it needed for its NCAA tournament resume, a 73-...

UConn Stuns Villanova In OT With 29-Footer

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 04.21.2012 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Shabazz Napier swished a 29-footer with 0.6 seconds left in overtime, and Jeremy Lamb scored a career-high 32 points to help Con...

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Len Berman | Posted 04.09.2012 | New York
Len Berman

A mid-season poll of players rated Tom Coughlin "The Coach they'd Least Like to Play For." Bill Belichick came in third. Moral of the story, play for a coach you think you'd like and you can sit home with him and watch the Super Bowl on TV.

Big East To Introduce 5 New Members

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 02.06.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — The Big East introduced Boise State, San Diego State, Houston, SMU and Central Florida as its new members, effective 2013. "The Big ...

BIg East Meets West

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 02.05.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — The Big East's long-awaited additions are set, with more rebuilding to come. The conference is preparing to announce the additions o...

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Len Berman | Posted 01.02.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Congratulations Dodgers fans, your long national nightmare is over. Frank McCourt has agreed to sell his personal piggy bank, make that the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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 ...

It's Official: West Virginia To Big 12

AP | By RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

By RALPH D. RUSSO, Associated Press The Big 12 welcomed West Virginia from the Big East on Friday and said goodbye to Missouri before the Tigers ev...