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  1. Summer job: Jordan Luallen

    Brian Bennett

    This is the third in a series profiling Big East players with interesting summer jobs or internships. Cincinnati receiver Jordan Luallen has been to Nicaragua four times on mission trips, but each one served its own special purpose. He took his...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  2. Rutgers tops in academics -- again

    Brian Bennett

    The Rutgers football team was publicly recognized by the NCAA on Thursday for its top academic performance in APR -- the fifth straight year the Scarlet Knights have received such an honor. The awards are given each year to teams scoring in the to...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  3. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Opening up the mailbag on a Friday. ... Keith in Tampa writes: Feel free to rank us at No. 8 after that pathetic performance. Maybe if the Big East implodes we wont have to play anymore Thursday games and won't implode like that. Adelson: USF l...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  4. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Where is the Big East heading? The Boston Globe's Mark Blaudschun writes that the league is taking a gamble with its TV contract, and there is a serious split over the direction of the conference. Dana Holgorsen apologized for his actions at a casi...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  5. John Marinatto talks TCU, expansion

    Brian Bennett

    John Marinatto's holiday weekend was anything but relaxing. The Big East is moving its Providence offices on Tuesday morning, and if the big move weren't enough, Marinatto was putting together all the finishing touches on adding TCU to his league ...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  6. Villanova mulling Big East football offer

    Brian Bennett

    It's no secret that the Big East has long wanted Villanova to upgrade its football program to FBS status and become the ninth football-playing member. That's always been the simplest solution since the school belongs to the Big East in other sports a...

    Blog | September 10, 2010
  7. Former QB Luck named West Virginia AD

    Brian Bennett

    West Virginia's new athletic director is definitely what you'd call "a football guy." Former Mountaineers quarterback Oliver Luck today was named to replace Ed Pastilong, effective July 1. The 50-year-old is currently president and general manager...

    Blog | June 10, 2010
  8. Pierre-Paul scratching surface of prodigious talent

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett South Florida defensive line coach Kevin Patrick was on a recruiting trip to see Jason Pierre-Paul last year when the prized prospect surprised him. "Hey, coach, look at this," Pierre-Paul yelled to Patrick af...

    Blog | September 30, 2009
  9. Change at kicker does South Florida good

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett TAMPA -- For years and years, Jim Leavitt has had a gameday ritual: the equipment manager leaves three Pepsis and two Hershey bars in his locker. Not two Pepsis or three Hershey bars. It's always the same quantity. ...

    Blog | September 13, 2008
  10. Q&A with Pitt's Conor Lee

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Jason Bridge/US PRESSWIRE Pittsburgh senior kicker Conor Lee is one of the best in the nation. Pittsburgh senior placekicker Conor Lee is the Big East's active leader in career field goal pe...

    Blog | August 18, 2008