It's time to be bold. The conference "Formerly Known As The Big East" should auction off its name. It wouldn't be a sellout -- it would be a trendsetter.
New Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann has acknowledged she is gay in her official university biography, but says she wants to be judged solely on her ability as an athletic director.
Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann said school president Robert Barchi has assured her she would not lose her job amid allegations of abuse.
Rutgers has hired Louisville senior associate athletic director Julie Hermann as its new athletic director.
The American Athletic Conference is the new name for the former Big East Conference, according to sources.
Tulsa will hold a Tuesday news conference to announce it is moving to the soon-to-be-renamed Big East Conference in 2014, sources said.
Western Kentucky is leaving the Sun Belt to join Conference USA in 2014, a source told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.
Tulsa will join the soon-to-be-renamed Big East Conference in 2014, while East Carolina will be added as a full member, sources told ESPN.
If the Big East loses two more schools to conference realignment, the league's seven-year media rights deal can be terminated, industry sources told ESPN.
The Big East is seeking at least $2.5 million from Notre Dame to allow the Fighting Irish to leave and join the ACC on July 1, a source told ESPN.
The Mountain West Conference and ESPN are finalizing a seven-year media rights deal for the network to annually televise up to 22 football games and 25 men's basketball games, sources told ESPN.
The "America 12 Conference" is the favorite to become the new name of the current Big East Conference's football schools, league sources told ESPN.
The Big East Conference is expected to announce Thursday that it has reached an agreement with the Catholic 7 basketball schools, allowing for their departure this summer, sources said.
The ACC will allow Notre Dame to join the league this summer if the Fighting Irish can exit the Big East Conference, sources told ESPN.
The Big East has reached a television deal to keep its games televised on ESPN, subject to Big East board approval, the conference announced Saturday.
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.