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  1. Val Ackerman named new Big East commissioner

    Andy Katz

    The new Big East has hired former WNBA commissioner Val Ackerman as its first commissioner.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: Ackerman the right hire

    Andy Katz

    1. If Val Ackerman ends up finalizing the deal to become the next Big East commissioner -- as expected -- then the new conference would have saved itself from an embarrassing situation. It was no secret the athletic directors and coaches were frustra...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  3. 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
  4. 3-point shot: UWGB learns from Rutgers

    Andy Katz

    1. Wisconsin-Green Bay spokesperson Christopher Sampson said Tuesday that the lesson the school learned from the Rutgers case when there are allegations of mistreatment against a coach is that the story goes national. But UWGB has already done someth...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  5. Big East, seven Catholic schools hope to split in summer 2014, so...

    Andy Katz

    The Big East is hoping to resolve its divorce with the seven departing Catholic-based basketball schools within the next few weeks in time for a summer 2014 departure, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. MWC looking to keep TCU as conferences shift

    Andy Katz

    Mountain West Conference commissioner Craig Thompson isn't sitting idle during the potential seismic shift in college athletics.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2011
  13. Mike Krzyzewski says Pittsburgh Panthers, Syracuse Orange would b...

    Andy Katz

    Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said Saturday night grabbing Syracuse and Pittsburgh away from the Big East would be a major coup.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2011
  14. Mohegan Sun to host first American Athletic Conference tourney

    Andy Katz

    The newly named American Athletic Conference made its first significant move by awarding its inaugural women's basketball tournament to the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013