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  1. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome to your Friday mailblog. I wonder what people want to talk about. It has nothing to do with expansion, does it? Just joking. I will let Eric in Alexandria, Va., take it away for all those who asked about what the Texas A&M move means for ...

    Blog | August 12, 2011
  2. Expansion: What's next for the Big East?

    Ivan Maisel

    The Big East's respite will be brief. The Big Ten has given no indication that it will stop at 12 teams. The league is interested in cable subscribers. The northeast is contiguous to the Big Ten -- thank you, Penn State -- and there are an enormous n...

    Blog | June 15, 2010
  3. Big East thinking big about media future

    Brian Bennett

    Big East commissioner John Marinatto was riding in a cab in New York City with Paul Tagliabue a couple of weeks ago when he mentioned the new offices the league had moved into in Providence, R.I. There was enough space in the new building, Marinat...

    Blog | May 27, 2010
  4. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    The Sporting News has released its top 100 in college football. Pitt leads the Big East at No. 19, followed by West Virginia at 24 and UConn at 28. Paul Tagliabue says the Big East is exploring its own TV network among its options. The NCAA had r...

    Blog | May 27, 2010
  5. Where does the Big East rank among conferences?

    Brian Bennett

    The Big East recently hired Paul Tagliabue as a consultant. Maybe the former NFL commissioner can help the league with its image problem. The fact is, the conference plays some pretty good football. Did you know that, according to the Sagarin Rati...

    Blog | May 24, 2010
  6. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Rutgers has no choice but to go to the Big Ten if that league comes calling, Steve Politi writes in The Star-Ledger. Greg Schiano was livid about comments that Paul Tagliabue made concerning Rutgers, Tara Sullivan reports for Foo...

    Blog | April 26, 2010
  7. Tagliabue rips Big Ten's expansion push

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big East is digging for a fight, and the league appears to have found a new mouthpiece in Paul Tagliabue. Tagliabue, the former NFL commissioner, was hired this week by the Big East as an unpaid consultant. But like everyone else in college sp...

    Blog | April 23, 2010
  8. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Big East commissioner John Marinatto is not standing still, Mitch Vingle writes in the Charleston Gazette. Paul Tagliabue could calm the Big East's fears, Desmond Conner writes in the Hartford Courant. There's no limit to what Noel Devine can d...

    Blog | April 23, 2010
  9. Marinatto: Time to think outside the box

    Brian Bennett

    The hiring of former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue as a special adviser is the first step for the Big East to start thinking about new possibilities, league commissioner John Marinatto told Mark Blaudschun of The Boston Globe. Marinatto, speakin...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  10. News, notes and factoids from the BCS meetings

    Ted Miller

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- It was cloudy and in the mid-60s -- brrrrrr! -- here today at the Royal Palms Resort, and that is the most shocking thing coming out of the second day of the BCS meetings. Big Ten expansion plans revealed! "There has been n...

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  11. Big East adds Tagliabue as consultant

    Brian Bennett

    For those of you clamoring for the Big East to do something, anything instead of just sitting around and waiting for the Big Ten to pick off its teams, well, the league has done something. Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue has been hired as a...

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  12. Big East hires former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue as special ...

    Brian Bennett

    Faced with a possible upcoming raid by the Big Ten, the Big East has added former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue as a special adviser for strategic planning.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2010
  13. Bush to cover bases with Titans, Saints visits

    Len Pasquarelli

    Southern California tailback Reggie Bush, projected to be the top pick in the draft, is taking absolutely nothing for granted.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2006
  14. Tuberville replacing best backfield 'in the last 50 years'

    Ivan Maisel

    Replacing what Tommy Tuberville calls the best backfield in the last 50 years won't be easy, but it's possible.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2005
  15. A MAC-nificent weekend

    Ivan Maisel

    Looking back at the MAC's big weekend, Tennessee's 1-2 punch and class personified down on the Bayou.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2003
  16. NFL officials to meet with Clarett's attorney

    Maurice Clarett's attorney, Alan C. Milstein, will meet with two NFL officials on Monday in Washington, D.C. to discuss Clarett's status for next year's NFL draft, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2003