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  1. American Athletic Conference focusing on the future

    Matt Fortuna

    Despite defections, AAC out to prove it belongs with the best.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  2. League announces several times, TV info

    Matt Fortuna

    The American Athletic Conference, ESPN and CBS Sports Network announced a number of kickoff times for this season. Here they are. (All times are Eastern.) Thursday, August 29 Akron at UCF (7 p.m., ESPN3) Towson at UConn (7:30 p.m., ESPN3) Rutge...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  3. Mike Aresco conference call notes

    Matt Fortuna

    The former Big East will assume the name American Athletic Conference on July 1, and it has the logo to go with it. The league released the logo Thursday morning, and commissioner Mike Aresco addressed the new marks and a number of other issues mo...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  4. Q&A with commissioner Mike Aresco

    Matt Fortuna

    The American Athletic Conference wrapped up its first spring meetings Wednesday in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. The three-day session also marked Mike Aresco's first spring meetings as the conference's commissioner. Aresco chatted with by phone W...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  5. Previewing spring meetings

    Matt Fortuna

    The former Big East/soon-to-be American Athletic Conference will hold its annual spring meetings today through Wednesday in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. There is no shortage of items on the agenda for a conference with a new look and a new name. Here are ...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  6. Saban: I'm for five conferences

    Matt Fortuna

    The soon-to-be American Athletic Conference will no longer have a guaranteed tie-in to an elite bowl game following this season. The league will no longer be sharing in the same revenue pot as the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC. Just how distin...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  7. Houston seeks location for 3 home games

    Matt Fortuna

    The NFL's schedule release Thursday was one big step toward helping Houston's college football team finalize its seven home dates for the 2013 season. The Cougars' inaugural season in the American Athletic Conference has four home games finalized ...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  8. Connecticut re-branding as UConn

    Matt Fortuna

    The Big East was not the only piece of this conference to announce it that it was getting a new look this week. The oldest member of the soon-to-be American Athletic Conference is re-branding itself as well. The University of Connecticut will be k...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  9. Poll: What do you think of the new name?

    Matt Fortuna

    The anticipated arrival of a new name for the former Big East conference came Wednesday, with the league announcing that it will be known as the American Athletic Conference. The conference will look to avoid the "AAC" acronym to limit confusion w...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  10. New name: American Athletic Conference

    Matt Fortuna

    Gone is the "Big East" and the recently trendy "soon-to-be-renamed Big East." The 10 teams that make up the 2013 football-playing conference will be known as the American Athletic Conference, sources told our Brett McMurphy on Wednesday. The confe...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  11. Different feel in Year 2 for Syracuse, Pittsburgh

    Matt Fortuna

    Syracuse and Pittsburgh came into the ACC seemingly attached at the hip, Big East defectors under new head coaches who engineered key upsets and surprised many by making bowl games. Wins in those bowl games boosted expectations for Year 2 in the conf...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  12. ECU looks to do it again vs. ACC

    Matt Fortuna

    Ruffin McNeill has not approached East Carolina's rugged three-game nonconference stretch here as proving grounds. The fifth-year Pirates coach has always believed his teams belong with whoever they're playing, Power 5 program or not. They entered So...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  13. DE Aaron Lynch of South Florida Bulls declares for NFL draft

    Matt Fortuna

    Defensive end Aaron Lynch is NFL-bound after playing one season at USF.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  14. Mike Brey, Notre Dame ready for the move to the ACC

    Matt Fortuna


    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2013
  15. Unfamiliar foes: SMU

    Matt Fortuna

    Our series taking a team-by-team look at the marquee nonconference faces the Big East will see in the fall continues today with SMU, which once again has one of the more ambitious pre-league slates. To read previous entries, click here. Offensi...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  16. Sterling Griffin transferring from USF

    Matt Fortuna

    USF receiver Sterling Griffin will graduate this summer and transfer to pursue a graduate degree, while completing his eligibility, the school announced Friday. "I've had a great experience at USF and I'll cherish the memories and relationships I'...

    Blog | June 21, 2013