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  1. ACC tournament site for 2016 to be picked early next year

    Andy Katz

    ACC commissioner John Swofford told ESPN on Wednesday that the conference will likely pick a tournament home for 2016 early next year.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: Foreign trips are beneficial

    Andy Katz

    1. As the NCAA continues to get hammered for its archaic legislation, remember the NCAA is a membership. And over the years, the membership, as in the conferences and its commissioners, athletic directors and faculty reps, have continued to push for ...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  3. How would a schism in college sports affect the men's basketball ...

    Andy Katz

    There's been a lot of talk lately about a new, separate division in college athletics. The big boys breaking away to govern themselves, fleeing the controversy-riddled NCAA. The five major football conference commissioners each had a turn during thei...

    Blog | Conversation | August 19, 2013
  4. 3-point shot: Valley's nonconference need

    Andy Katz

    1. Missouri Valley commissioner Doug Elgin said there is no commitment from the Mountain West conference to renew the MWC-MVC challenge. The Valley needs a conference-wide challenge to lock in a quality nonconference game for every team (at least alm...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 3-point shot: American getting things done

    Andy Katz

    1. Commissioner Mike Aresco pulled off a shrewd but intelligent move when he made sure the new American Athletic Conference offices stayed in Providence, R.I. -- where the Big East staff has been based. The majority of the staffers are family people ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  9. 3-point shot: Big East ironing out details

    Andy Katz

    1. The new Big East has soccer and volleyball schedules for the fall despite not having a commissioner or staff yet. Each athletic director among the 10 was given a sport to work on scheduling along with the coaches from each school. The athletic dir...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  10. 3-point shot: Still no Big East commish

    Andy Katz

    1. The new Big East athletic directors and coaches will meet next week in Palm Beach, Fla. But they still don't have a commissioner, let alone an office, a schedule and compliance bylaws and staff. Athletic directors are getting anxious that a commis...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  11. Atlantic 10 to add Davidson Wildcats in 2014-15

    Andy Katz

    The Atlantic 10 will add Davidson for the 2014-15 season, conference commissioner Bernadette McGlade has confirmed.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2013
  12. Can we please do away with two draft deadlines? - college basketb...

    Andy Katz

    College basketball coaches realize the earlier draft deadline is simply not working.

    Blog | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  13. 3-point shot: Big East eyes Zaninovich

    Andy Katz

    1. The new Big East presidents are expected to meet in the next week to interview four or five finalists for the commissioner's job. Creighton athletic director Bruce Rasmussen said Thursday the 10 athletic directors haven't been told of the finalist...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  14. 3-point shot: New league's shining moment

    Andy Katz

    1. New American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco relished the moment Monday night as one of his teams -- for this season and, yes, for next -- won a national title. He was guaranteed of another heading into the women's final Tuesday night...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  15. 3-point shot: Schedule maker's nightmare

    Andy Katz

    1. The Big East is going through a number of different scheduling models for 2013-14 and beyond, but the league may need to dance carefully around promoting the "elite" teams too much over the "new rebuilding programs." Big East commissioner Mike Are...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  16. Will ACC basketball tournament stay in North Carolina? - men's c...

    Andy Katz

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A few quick hits from Tuesday night and Wednesday access with the ACC: • The ACC is open to moving its conference tournament out of the state of North Carolina. ACC commissioner John Swofford told ESPN.com that the reason...

    Blog | Conversation | October 17, 2012