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  1. Big Ten lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    Proof there is a God. Jay Paterno's lawsuit against Penn State contains some leaky logic, David Jones writes. Couldn't agree more. The defense should rest after saying just two words: Matt McGloin. Mark Dantonio shared photos of Michigan State'...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  2. Munson on the Paterno lawsuit

    Brian Bennett

    ESPN.com senior writer and legal analyst Lester Munson weighs in on the Paterno family lawsuit versus the NCAA that was filed on Thursday: "There is nothing subtle or nuanced about the lawsuit. It is nothing less than a frontal assault on everything...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  3. Paterno family files suit against NCAA

    Brian Bennett

    Representatives for the Paterno family announced on Wednesday that they would sue the NCAA. That lawsuit was officially filed earlier today in Centre County, Pa. You can read the full complaint, which is filed on behalf of the Paterno estate, several...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  4. Rutgers sues Big East over exit fee

    Brian Bennett

    First comes expansion. Then come the lawsuits. The ACC has already sued Maryland to try and force the Terrapins to pay the entire league exit fee of more than $50 million before leaving for the Big Ten. And now Rutgers is suing the Big East over i...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  5. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Breaking up is hard to do. Pitt is very interested in what happens with the lawsuits between West Virginia and the Big East. Rutgers assistant Jeff Hafley gets props for his recruiting efforts. So do Daron Roberts and Robert Gillespie for West ...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  6. Judge issues order for Big East, WVU

    Brian Bennett

    A judge in Rhode Island has ordered the Big East and West Virginia into non-binding mediation in an attempt to resolve their lawsuits against each other. According to The Associated Press, Providence County Superior Court Judge Michael Silverstein...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  7. Big East chat wrap

    Brian Bennett

    Thanks to everybody for joining me for another great Big East chat. We talked plenty about the West Virginia-Big East lawsuit, bowl matchups and what USF and Louisville need to do to be better in 2012. If you missed it, the wrap is here. Happy New...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  8. Ruling could come next week on WVU suit

    Brian Bennett

    Providence County Superior Court Judge Michael Silverstein said Friday he hopes to rule next week on West Virginia's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought against it by the Big East in Rhode Island. Lawyers for both sides argued Friday over whether ...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  9. Big East asks court to dismiss WVU suit

    Brian Bennett

    The Big East filed motions Monday to have West Virginia's lawsuit against it thrown out, saying the school had no legal grounds to challenge conference bylaws. West Virginia is suing the Big East to get out of a 27-month waiting period and join th...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  10. Big East to seek dismissal of WVU suit

    Brian Bennett

    The back-and-forth between the Big East and West Virginia continued Thursday, as the league said it planned to seek dismissal of a lawsuit the university has brought against the conference. West Virginia is trying to leave for the Big 12 in time f...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  11. Big East chat wrap

    Brian Bennett

    Thanks to everyone for joining me today on our always lively Big East chat. Lots of questions on expansion, West Virginia's lawsuit and even a few of the games this weekend. If you missed it, here is the chat wrap....

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  12. Big East chat, 4 p.m. today

    Brian Bennett

    Join me at 4 p.m. ET today for a Big East chat, where I will attempt to answer all your questions about lawsuits, invitations and the games this weekend. If you cannot make it, send in your questions now. I will post a chat wrap when we are all do...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  13. Vote: Big East waiting period

    Brian Bennett

    The Big East has been adamant that its departing teams wait 27 months before joining their new conference, much to the consternation of Pitt, Syracuse and West Virginia fans. But now the Mountaineers have thrown down the gauntlet, filing a lawsuit...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  14. USF responds to Leavitt lawsuit

    Brian Bennett

    South Florida's attorneys have filed a response to ex-coach Jim Leavitt's lawsuit against the school in which they've requested that about half of Leavitt's complaint be omitted, Greg Auman reports in the St. Petersburg Times. The USF motion alleg...

    Blog | May 04, 2010
  15. Leavitt's lawsuit was inevitable

    Brian Bennett

    It rates as no surprise that Jim Leavitt is suing South Florida in an effort to recover the millions of dollars that were left on his contract. The school had to know this was coming when it decided to fire the only coach it ever had on Jan. 8. Th...

    Blog | March 15, 2010
  16. South Florida Bulls sued by Jim Leavitt

    Brian Bennett

    Fired South Florida football coach Jim Leavitt filed suit against his former school Monday and is seeking to recoup the more than $7 million left on his contract.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2010