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  1. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    14th? I'll take it. Parameters for the College Football Playoff selection committee are in place, colleague Brett McMurphy writes. The playoff's architects will not be on the selection committee. UCF is No. 51 and Rutgers is No. 47 in Athlon Sp...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  2. Rutgers hires Julie Hermann as AD

    Matt Fortuna

    Score one more victory for Louisville in its banner year of athletics. The Cardinals' senior associate athletic director, Julie Hermann, has been hired by Rutgers as its new athletic director, sources told our Brett McMurphy. Hermann replaces f...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  3. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    At least this much is cleared up. College football's new playoff has a name and site, colleague Brett McMurphy reports. Mark Schlabach says that the first step is complete, but important questions still need answering.'s Stewart Mandel s...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  4. Rutgers AD Tim Pernetti out of job

    Matt Fortuna

    Tim Pernetti has been let go as Rutgers' athletic director, a source told ESPN's Brett McMurphy on Friday morning. The move comes two days after men's basketball coach Mike Rice was fired in wake of an "Outside The Lines" report that showed video ...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Tulsa to host news conference Tuesday

    Matt Fortuna

    Tulsa has a news conference scheduled for 11:30 a.m. ET Tuesday to announce its move to the soon-to-renamed Big East, sources told our Brett McMurphy. The Golden Hurricanes will leave Conference USA on July 1, 2014, along with Tulane and East Caro...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  7. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    Enter token "U-S-A!" chant following a soccer win (or tie?) here. Cowboys Stadium is likely to host the first title game of the new four-team playoff, our Brett McMurphy reports. UConn kicker Chad Christen had surgery following the recurrence o...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  8. Placing Big East hoops teams in bowl games

    Matt Fortuna

    My Jerome picks failed me yet again, and with Selection Sunday in the rearview mirror, my March Madness ones are bound to go to waste in no time as well. As colleague Brett McMurphy noted Sunday night, it's tough to imagine the commotion that will...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  9. Big East eyes new league name

    Matt Fortuna

    Could the Big East blog soon be known as the "America 12 blog"? It sure looks like it. From our Brett McMurphy: The "America 12 Conference" is the favorite to become the new name of the current Big East Conference's football schools, league sourc...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  10. Sources: Big East, ESPN close to deal

    Matt Fortuna

    The Big East and ESPN are finalizing a seven-year media rights deal worth $130 million through the 2019-2020 school year, league sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy. Last week, the Big East received an official offer from NBC Sports Network, but si...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  11. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    I figure Pitt and Temple fans can fight over this one. Every team's signing day class was awesome, as colleague Brett McMurphy shows us in this hilarious roundup of coaches' comments. College football attendance is down slightly from 2011, our ...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  12. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    No blackouts in NYC next year, please ... Speaking of which, colleague Brett McMurphy reports that the ACC could be looking at New York as a possible postseason hoops tournament site. UConn has flipped BC QB recruits Tim Boyle. The Pittsburgh...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  13. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    C'mon, G-men. ICYMI: The latest on the Butch Jones situation, from colleague Brett McMurphy. The Hartford Courant's Desmond Conner looks at five things learned from UConn's last loss. The (Louisville) Courier-Journal's Tim Sullivan evaluates ...

    Blog | December 04, 2012