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  1. American Athletic Conference focusing on the future

    Matt Fortuna

    Despite defections, AAC out to prove it belongs with the best.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  2. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    Quick weeks are the best, no? Count Texas AD DeLoss Dodds as someone who wants an eight-team playoff coming, colleague David Ubben writes. (Dodds is not the first powerful college figure to say this, either.) Commissioner Mike Aresco sits down ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  3. Mike Aresco conference call notes

    Matt Fortuna

    The former Big East will assume the name American Athletic Conference on July 1, and it has the logo to go with it. The league released the logo Thursday morning, and commissioner Mike Aresco addressed the new marks and a number of other issues mo...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  4. Q&A with commissioner Mike Aresco

    Matt Fortuna

    The American Athletic Conference wrapped up its first spring meetings Wednesday in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. The three-day session also marked Mike Aresco's first spring meetings as the conference's commissioner. Aresco chatted with by phone W...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  5. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    Geez. Oklahoma State has a number of restrictions on transferring quarterback Wes Lunt, but Louisville isn't one of them, our Joe Schad writes.'s Rob Rang has Teddy Bridgewater at No. 3 and Rutgers receiver Brandon Coleman at No. ...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  6. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    Surprise, surprise. Commissioner Mike Aresco talks bowl lineup and branding on WRSO-AM CBS Radio's "Comas & Kyle." The Cincinnati Enquirer's Tom Groeschen catches up with newcomer Gunner Kiel. Houston's Nov. 29 season finale against SMU w...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  7. Boise State seeks voiding of penalty

    Matt Fortuna

    Boise State filed a lawsuit before the Big East could, and now the debate over what conference the Broncos were actually getting into is at the center of a potential $5 million exit fee. The school announced Monday it filed a lawsuit in the 4th Di...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  8. Poll: What do you think of the new name?

    Matt Fortuna

    The anticipated arrival of a new name for the former Big East conference came Wednesday, with the league announcing that it will be known as the American Athletic Conference. The conference will look to avoid the "AAC" acronym to limit confusion w...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  9. 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
  10. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    RIP Jack Curran, NYC hoops legend. Great story here by The New York Times' Greg Bishop, who followed commissioner Mike Aresco around on Day 2 of the final Big East tournament. Cincinnati will scrimmage at Paul Brown Stadium on March 30, Tom Gro...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  11. Q&A: Big East commissioner Mike Aresco

    Matt Fortuna

    Mike Aresco's five months on the job as Big East commissioner has been anything but routine. The former CBS Sports executive vice president of programming has seen Notre Dame, Rutgers, Louisville, Boise State and San Diego State make plans to leave h...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  12. Take Two: Should Big East keep its name?

    Matt Fortuna

    Louisville, Pitt, Rutgers and Syracuse are on their way out. Boise State and San Diego State left before they were even in. Basketball-only schools will be next, and there is no question that this version of the Big East hardly resembles its earlier ...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  13. Tulane changes tune on fickle Big East

    Matt Fortuna

    This gives whole meaning to the phrase Big Easy. Tulane's announcement Tuesday that it will join the Big East in 2014-15 marries New Orleans with a conference that is down to one football program in the New York market, is about to boast nine form...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  14. Statements on ECU to the Big East

    Matt Fortuna

    Like Tulane a couple of hours before, East Carolina officially announced its partnership with the Big East, this one only in football, starting in 2014. Here are statements from the involved parties: ECU chancellor Steve Ballard: "ECU is excite...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  15. Statements on Tulane to the Big East

    Matt Fortuna

    The Big East and Tulane have made their marriage official, announcing that the Green Wave will begin playing in the conference in all sports during the 2014-15 school year. Here are statements both parties released: Big East commissioner Mike Ares...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  16. Wheels in motion for Aresco, Big East

    Matt Fortuna

    CHICAGO -- Wednesday will mark the three-month anniversary of Mike Aresco's hiring as Big East commissioner. Tuesday's release of football divisions, which comes a day after the league gained access to the future college football postseason, marked t...

    Blog | November 13, 2012