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  1. Gamble by AD Tom Jurich saves $4 million for Louisville Cardinals...

    Brett McMurphy

    Even without an invitation to join another conference in 2011, Louisville Cardinals athletic director Tom Jurich took a huge gamble by giving a 27-month notice to Big East Conference officials that the Cardinals were going to leave.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  2. Plenty of blame for all in Big East breakup

    Andrea Adelson

    Former Big East commissioner Mike Tranghese spoke out about the breakup of the Big East, telling our very own Brett McMurphy, "If they want to blame someone, blame me." There is plenty of blame to go around, no question, and Traghese does deserve ...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  3. Basketball should be Aresco's top concern in Big East-- men's col...

    Andy Katz

    John Marinatto was genuinely a decent man, with his heart in the right place to bleed for the Big East. But he was better served to be an in-the-trenches No. 2, especially at a time when conference commissioners have consolidated power to an all-ti...

    Blog | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  4. Big East wins the day with Aresco hire

    Andrea Adelson

    Today, the Big East officially enters a new era. All those adjectives used to describe the Big East? You know 'em too well. Too passive. Too reactionary. Too old-school. Throw them in the trash, along with all those jokes about the Big Least. ...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  5. Sources: Big East hires Aresco as commish

    Andrea Adelson

    The long anticipated search for a Big East commissioner appears to be at an end. Sources confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday that the league is set to hire CBS Sports executive vice president Mike Aresco to replace John Marinatto. An official announcemen...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  6. Big East mailblog: Outrage!

    Brian Bennett

    Lots of angry readers this week. Was it something I said? Michael in Louisville writes: Andrea your last post is garbage. You are making assumptions on things that have not even been decided yet. You are making the SEC/Big 12 game another top bowl...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  7. Where does the Big 12 commish rank?

    David Ubben

    Earlier today, we looked at the pay for athletic directors around the league, but what about the men up top? USA Today researched and released the pay for each conference commissioner, and former Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe earned $1.7 million i...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  8. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Spring meetings are wrapping up today, so the Big East chat has been moved to Thursday at 4 p.m. Hope to see you then! The demolition of Memorial Stadium at UConn has begun. Lindy's college football preview has Louisville in the Orange Bowl. ...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  9. Larry 'Ca-ching' Scott is in the money

    Ted Miller

    Commissioner Larry Scott has opened up a new financial frontier for the Pac-12 -- most notably a $3 billion TV deal and a new network -- but he ain't doing too badly himself. USA Today published the 2010 salaries of college conference commissioner...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  10. Big East meetings recap: Day 2

    Andrea Adelson

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Let's recap what happened at the Big East spring meetings Tuesday. The Big East will play its championship game at on-campus sites, doing away with an idea former commissioner John Marinatto had to play the title game i...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  11. Pittsburgh sues Big East in hopes of moving exit date up a year

    The University of Pittsburgh is going to court in hopes of expediting its exit from the Big East.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  12. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Hope everybody has a great weekend. There is one clarification I need to make at the top of the chat. In early reporting on John Marinatto's resignation, Andy Katz reported the Big East presidents turned down an initial television offer, 12-4. Kat...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  13. Your vote: John Marinatto stepping down

    Brian Bennett

    John Marinatto stepped down as Big East commissioner earlier this week, so I posed the question to everybody on the blog: Agree or disagree? As of Thursday afternoon, nearly 1,700 people voted and 59 percent applaud the decision. Only 5 percen...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  14. Notes from interim commish Joe Bailey

    Brian Bennett

    The Big East just wrapped up a media conference call with interim commissioner Joe Bailey. He has been on the job for only three days so he did not have answers to several questions, but did his best to explain his role and gave specific thoughts to ...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  15. Interim Big East commissioner won't seek permanent job

    The Big East's interim commissioner said Wednesday the conference is working to dispel any perception that it is unraveling following the ouster of John Marinatto.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  16. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Interim commissioner Joe Bailey is set to have a conference call later this afternoon. Stay tuned for details. UConn's Memorial Stadium is being dismantled. Where does the Big East go from here? Some good insight from USA Today. Two Big East ...

    Blog | May 09, 2012