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  1. 2014 NFL draft -- Troy Niklas of Notre Dame Fighting Irish forgoi...

    Matt Fortuna

    Notre Dame received another hit Thursday night, as tight end Troy Niklas has elected to skip his senior season and enter the NFL Draft, his father, Don, told

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  2. Poll: League darkhorse

    Matt Fortuna

    Teddy Bridgewater. Other. Tommy Tuberville. Got it. Now it is time to tell me who you think is the league darkhorse this season. Louisville is the clear favorite after winning the Big East last season and appearing in most post-spring top-10...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  3. Ranking coaches by Twitter followers

    Matt Fortuna

    Who's ready for a popularity contest? OK, so it's not quite a popularity contest. But Twitter, in some ways, can measure individuals' Q rating, depending on how active and engaging they are on social media. The Tulsa World's Kelly Hines recentl...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  4. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    Stellar showing, Knickerbockers. Mario Benavides, Travis Kelce and Khaseem Greene all crack Mel Kiper's top-five by position rankings for the draft . Scouts Inc.'s Kevin Weidl says that UConn LB Sio Moore is a possible combine star .'s...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  5. Who's in, who's out in Big East

    Matt Fortuna

    Three teams that will play in the Big East next season underwent head-coaching changes. Many more saw staff changes across the board. After Rutgers shored up its staff Tuesday by announcing the hiring of two new coordinators, we take a look at the no...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  6. 2012 report cards: South Florida

    Matt Fortuna

    Our series continues with the most disappointing team in the Big East this season, South Florida. OFFENSE: There was evidence during the disappointing 2011 season that USF was much better than its 5-7 record indicated. No such paper trail here. Th...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  7. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    First weekend of bowling didn't disappoint. Cincinnati men's hoops coach Mick Cronin did not hold back his thoughts on conference realignment and football's place in it, Bill Koch writes in the Cincinnati Enquirer. UConn's future home tilt agai...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  8. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    Mike D'Antoni looked as effective at the Garden as ever. Tommy Tuberville visited his first Bearcats practice Thursday, Tom Groeschen writes in the Cincinnati Enquirer. The Hartford Courant's Jeff Jacobs says the Big East can only look in the m...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  9. Big East weekend rewind: Week 14

    Matt Fortuna

    One last look back at the final regular-season weekend in the Big East: The good: Everybody's a champion! Well, almost everybody. Four of the Big East's eight teams can stake a claim to the "co-champions" label after a wild final two weeks, with L...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  10. Pitt routs USF, extends season

    Matt Fortuna

    Lose two, win two. It has been the formula for Pitt all season long, and in the end it was enough for the Panthers to extend their campaign into bowl season for the fifth straight year. Pitt was efficient throughout the night in Tampa, Fla., an...

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  11. USF preps for unconventional senior day

    Matt Fortuna

    A season that began with high expectations will come to an early end one way or another Saturday for South Florida, which has been plagued by injuries and close losses. Pick an upperclassmen starter -- any upperclassmen starter -- and odds are tha...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  12. Brendon Kay questionable for Cincinnati

    Matt Fortuna

    Brendon Kay is questionable to start at quarterback Friday night when Cincinnati hosts South Florida, coach Butch Jones said during Monday's Big East coaches teleconference. Kay suffered an injury on his left, non-throwing elbow during Saturday's ...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  13. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    Happy Friday ... Brendon Kay defines endurance, Bill Koch writes in the Cincinnati Enquirer. UConn's "D" needs to stay tough, Desmond Conner writes in the Hartford Courant. Tackling has been a tough issue for Louisville, C.L. Brown writes in ...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  14. What to watch in the Big East: Week 12

    Matt Fortuna

    Here's what to keep an eye on Saturday. 1) Temple's QB. It is a three-man race to take the first snap under center for the Owls, with Chris Coyer, Clinton Granger and Kevin Newsome vying for the spot. One will be tasked with getting the Owls out o...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  15. Big East lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    Meetings! The New York Post's Lenn Robbins says Mike Aresco has his league's back. The Cincinnati Enquirer's Bill Koch thinks Butch Jones initially went with Munchie Legaux because of experience. The Hartford Courant's Jeff Jacobs suggests UC...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  16. What's left to play for in the Big East

    Matt Fortuna

    With the regular season roughly three-fourths complete, most teams have a good sense of where they stand, where they could go and where they could fall. The Big East title race remains open, and a number of teams have postseason berths in sight. W...

    Blog | November 07, 2012