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  1. Sources: Val Ackerman emerges as front-runner for Big East commis...

    Andy Katz

    Former WNBA president Val Ackerman has emerged as the front-runner for the new Big East commissioner's job, multiple league and industry sources told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  2. Boise State Broncos discussing staying in Mountain West, snubbing...

    Andy Katz

    The Mountain West and Boise State are having ongoing dialogue about the Broncos staying in the conference instead of leaving for the Big East in the fall of 2013, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2012
  3. Atlantic 10 open to adding Big East basketball schools, creating ...

    Andy Katz

    The Atlantic 10 has discussed the possibility of a 21-team basketball league in the event that the changing conference landscape makes high-profile Big East schools available, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  4. Cincinnati Bearcats making strong push to join ACC -- source

    Andy Katz

    Cincinnati is making a strong push to gain admittance to the ACC with a campaign about why the school is a more viable option than fellow Big East members Connecticut and Louisville, a source with knowledge told ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2012
  5. NCAA hands UCF 1-year bowl ban

    Andy Katz

    Central Florida received a one-year bowl ban and a one-year men's basketball tournament ban from the NCAA because of recruiting violations in the two programs, the NCAA's committee on infractions announced Tuesday. The COI said this case showed th...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  6. Boise State Broncos beat deadline to bolt Mountain West

    Andy Katz

    Boise State beat the midnight deadline Saturday to withdraw from the Mountain West Conference, officially keeping the Broncos on the path toward Big East affiliation in college football for the fall of 2013.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2012
  7. Big West reconsiders Boise State for all non-football sports

    Andy Katz

    The Big West may have indirectly helped keep Big East football together for the short term by reversing its December decision to consider Boise State for membership in all other sports.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2012
  8. Conference USA board to discuss possibility of merging with Mount...

    Andy Katz

    Conference USA's board of directors will meet later this week to discuss the possibility of a full-scale merger with the Mountain West Conference, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  9. Fallout from Big East expansion reverberating, conference commiss...

    Andy Katz

    The fallout from the Big East's shakeup in football and basketball this week will continue for weeks, if not months or years, according to multiple sources at the conference commissioner level.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2011
  10. Big East Conference introduces Boise State Broncos, San Diego Sta...

    Andy Katz

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

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2011
  11. Sources -- Boise State Broncos to WAC, San Diego State Aztecs to ...

    Andy Katz

    Boise State and San Diego State will place the rest of their athletic programs in the WAC and Big West, respectively, now that their football programs are heading to the Big East for the fall of 2013, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2011
  12. Source -- Boise State Broncos discussing move to Big West Confere...

    Andy Katz

    Interim Boise State athletic director Curt Apsey called Big West Conference commissioner Dennis Farrell Wednesday seeing if there would be interest in taking in the Broncos sports, including men's basketball, if the Broncos join the Big East in football.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2011
  13. Rick Pitino of Louisville Cardinals -- Big East should add Memphi...

    Andy Katz

    Louisville coach Rick Pitino is actively lobbying the Big East Conference and its member schools to add Memphis and Temple to the conference, regardless of whether or not the Big East adds Central Florida, Houston or SMU.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2011
  14. Source: Big East, Conference USA, Mountain West mulling single fo...

    Andy Katz

    The commissioners of the Mountain West Conference, Conference USA and the Big East Conference are planning to meet to discuss the possibility of forming a single football league, a commissioner source with knowledge of the meeting said.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  15. Source -- Big East sends invites to five schools, may hike exit f...

    Andy Katz

    Big East officials were meeting with representatives from the University of Central Florida on Friday, as the conference closed in on extending formal invitations for expansion, a source told ESPN's Joe Schad.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  16. Air Force Falcons exploring options for other sports if football ...

    Andy Katz

    Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh called the WAC and Missouri Valley about possibly placing all its sports except football in one of the conferences with the expectation that the football team could be invited to the Big East.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2011