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  1. Louisville ready to soar again

    Andrea Adelson

    It is quite amazing what the right head coach can do for a program. Take a look at Louisville. In three years, Charlie Strong has got the Cardinals ready to soar into the national spotlight again. With a share of a Big East championship already...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  2. Video: Future of Big East title game

    Andrea Adelson

    Andrea Adelson goes over an important discussion point about the future Big East championship game....

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  3. Cincinnati plays underdog role again

    Andrea Adelson

    Here it is bowl season, and Cincinnati has exceeded expectations again. Picked to finish fifth in the conference, the Bearcats won a share of the Big East championship. Picked to finish fifth in 2008, the Bearcats went to the Orange Bowl. Picke...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  4. Final: Louisville 34, UConn 20

    Andrea Adelson

    Louisville beat UConn 34-20 to become bowl eligible for the second straight season under coach Charlie Strong and stay alive in the chase for a Big East championship. The Cardinals (6-5, 4-2) have been able to turn around their season after a 2-4...

    Blog | November 19, 2011
  5. Big East championship game: Yes or No?

    Andrea Adelson

    Big East commissioner John Marinatto has made it known he wants his future 12-team football league to play a conference championship game. New York City would be ideal, he says. He appears to have a willing partner in the New York Yankees. Team pr...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  6. College football's silly season is an endless cycle of change - N...

    Andrea Adelson

    Hired coaches, fired coaches, conference expansion ... oh, and there are actual games to play this week. Welcome to college football's silly season, writes Andrea Adelson, when normal is an endless cycle of change.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2012
  7. Behind-the-scenes: Cincinnati

    Andrea Adelson

    How do successful programs win on smaller budgets? That is the subject of a story I wrote today, looking behind the scenes at what it takes to win championships without spending $100 million on athletics. As you probably already know, the Big East...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  8. Big East meetings recap: Day 2

    Andrea Adelson

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Let's recap what happened at the Big East spring meetings Tuesday. The Big East will play its championship game at on-campus sites, doing away with an idea former commissioner John Marinatto had to play the title game i...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  9. Fond farewell for West Virginia?

    Andrea Adelson

    West Virginia has won more Big East championships than anybody currently in the league. It has had the most success of any current member -- one of just 14 schools in the nation with 700 victories. It probably has the most name recognition of any cur...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  10. Sources -- Big East to announce Boise State, four others joining ...

    Andrea Adelson

    The Big East is set to add Boise State, San Diego State, SMU, UCF and Houston as it begins to rebuild its league, with an announcement expected as early as Wednesday, sources confirmed to

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2011
  11. Oliver Luck of West Virginia Mountaineers says school fortunate t...

    Andrea Adelson

    West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck delivered some pointed comments toward the Big East on his way out of the conference, saying his school was "fortunate" to get out of the league and join the Big 12.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2011
  12. Why Week 12 matters to Cincinnati

    Andrea Adelson

    This week offers some slim pickings in the way of high-profile, BCS-busting games. But there is no doubt Week 12 is important for the Big East, a league that still has six teams in contention for the conference championship. As it stands today, it...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  13. Pregame: West Virginia-Cincinnati

    Andrea Adelson

    CINCINNATI -- It is a perfect day for football here at Paul Brown Stadium as West Virginia prepares to play No. 23 Cincinnati in a game with major Big East implications. West Virginia (6-3, 2-2) needs a win to keep its slim championship hopes aliv...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  14. Halftime: Pitt 16, Cincinnati 13

    Andrea Adelson

    Pitt survived just fine without Ray Graham through one half against Cincinnati, leading the Bearcats 16-13 at the break in a game with huge Big East implications. Both teams are still in the race for the conference championship. Cincinnati has bee...

    Blog | November 05, 2011
  15. Making a case: Cincinnati

    Andrea Adelson

    For the moment, there are three teams in the Big East that control their own destiny for a conference title and BCS berth. Today, I begin taking a look at each team and their case for a championship. First up: Cincinnati. Why the Bearcats will win...

    Blog | November 01, 2011