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  1. Big East lunchtime links

    Andrea Adelson

    Anybody got the Spurs tonight? Houston coach Tony Levine spent time with his players and others putting together care packages for soldiers. Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich has a strong track record of hiring people in search of their f...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  2. Big East notable signings on NSD

    Andrea Adelson and Matt Fortuna

    The four- and five-star recruits get all the pub on national signing day, but every player who gets a scholarship is worthy of their own attention. With that in mind, Matt and I went through the bios of every single player who signed with one of t...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  3. Statements from Marinatto, Big East

    Andrea Adelson

    The Big East confirmed that commissioner John Marinatto has resigned. Here is his statement: "After a great deal of thought and prayer, I have decided to step down as Commissioner of the Big East conference and formally advised our Board of Dir...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  4. Pasqualoni in favor of expansion west

    Brian Bennett

    UConn coach Paul Pasqualoni said he is in favor of the Big East moving West in expansion, saying, "I'm hoping that's the way it goes, the sooner the better." Pasqualoni spoke Friday as he previewed his team's game against Pitt next Wednesday. The ...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  5. Paul Pasqualoni of Connecticut Huskies in favor of more western B...

    Connecticut football coach Paul Pasqualoni says he's excited about the prospect of a more western Big East conference.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2011
  6. Big East mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    So, did everybody have a good Presidents Day? I celebrated by watching "All the President's Men" and "Dead Presidents" and singing "The Mediocre Presidents" song from "The Simpsons" ("There's William Henry Harrison -- 'I died in 30 days!'"). Not e...

    Blog | February 22, 2011
  7. UConn hires Paul Pasqualoni

    Brian Bennett

    Apparently Connecticut just can't get enough of Syracuse guys as its head coach. The Huskies have replaced Orange graduate Randy Edsall with former Syracuse coach Paul Pasqualoni. He was the Orange head coach from 1991 until 2004, when he was push...

    Blog | January 13, 2011
  8. UConn chooses Paul Pasqualoni to replace Randy Edsall

    Connecticut has hired former Syracuse coach Paul Pasqualoni as its head football coach.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2011
  9. TCU, Big East a marriage of convenience

    Brian Bennett

    In announcing TCU as the 17th member of the Big East and ninth football-playing team, league commissioner John Marinatto welcomed the Horned Frogs to what he called the "largest family in intercollegiate athletics." In family terms, TCU and the Bi...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  10. TCU Horned Frogs, Big East have what each other needs -- for now

    Ivan Maisel

    Are TCU and the Big East a marriage made in heaven? Each party has what the other needs for now. Neither side seems to be all that interested in long-term happiness.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2010
  11. Pitt, Miami share plenty of history

    Brian Bennett

    Pittsburgh and Miami haven't played since 2003. But when the two teams meet on Thursday night (ESPN, 7:30 ET), there will still be a lot of shared history between the two programs. The Panthers and Hurricanes, of course, used to be Big East brothe...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  12. Scouting the nonconference games

    Ted Miller

    The post-spring power rankings are out, which means it's a good time to see where the A-list Pac-10 nonconference foes rank. Arizona Sept. 18 vs. Iowa Adam Rittenberg ranks the Hawkeyes second in the Big Ten. He writes: "A very good defensiv...

    Blog | May 03, 2010
  13. Draft history made at Rutgers, South Florida

    Brian Bennett

    As expected, three Big East players were drafted in the first round. That still qualified as big news for two league schools. Rutgers' Anthony Davis went 11th to San Francisco, the highest draft pick in school history. Devin McCourty later joined ...

    Blog | April 23, 2010
  14. Pitt names receivers coach

    Brian Bennett

    Pittsburgh has looked within for its new receivers coach. Scott Turner, an offensive assistant the past two seasons, was promoted to replace Bryan Bossard, who was not retained. "Scott Turner was a major contributor in our offensive staff room ...

    Blog | January 18, 2010
  15. Meineke Car Care Bowl

    Brian Bennett

    Meineke Car Care Bowl: Pittsburgh (9-3) vs. North Carolina (8-4): Dec. 26, 4:30 p.m. (ESPN) Talk about your long fall down. Pittsburgh was a missed extra point away from winning the Big East and making the Sugar Bowl. Instead, the Panthers find t...

    Blog | December 06, 2009
  16. Wannstedt, Weis now going in opposite directions

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett There's little room for patience in college football, where coaches and programs are declared to be booms or busts from week to week. But sometimes patience pays off, as in the case of Dave Wannstedt vs. Charlie ...

    Blog | November 10, 2009