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  1. Expect old-school football between Pitt, BC

    Andrea Adelson

    In an era when the spread has become synonymous with college football offense, Pitt and Boston College present a throwback to a different era. Dare we say, the Big East era? The two might be facing each other for the first time as ACC members t...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  2. 2013 Top 25 player countdown: No. 10

    Andrea Adelson

    We made it to the Top 10. No. 10 Aaron Donald, DT, Pitt Previous ranking: No. 25 in Big East 2012 postseason player countdown. Making the case for Donald: As the person in charge of the Big East postseason rankings a year ago, I admit I rank...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  3. Aresco looks to the future of the American

    Andrea Adelson

    When the calendar turns to July 1 on Monday, the American Athletic Conference officially begins operations. It has been a turmoil-filled two years for the league no longer known as the Big East. But with a measure of stability seeming to take hold...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  4. Filling Charles Sims' shoes in Houston

    Andrea Adelson

    A few months ago, Houston coach Tony Levine gave me a ring for one specific reason: to talk about Charles Sims. You could hear the excitement in his voice, the optimism, the confidence that Sims would be the best running back in the Big East in 20...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  5. Top returning running backs -- by carries

    Andrea Adelson

    Running back is a position to watch across the Big East this upcoming season simply because there are going to be some new faces trying to make a mark. Indeed, six teams will feature new starting running backs this season. Though just about all of...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  6. Big East teams will be chasing Louisville

    Andrea Adelson

    One constant in the Big East remained throughout the spring: Louisville looks as good as advertised, as the majority of its starters and nearly every member of its coaching staff return. Everybody else? Well, they are just trying to catch up...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  7. Big East NFL draft recap

    Andrea Adelson

    The big winner from the Big East on draft day? Rutgers in a landslide. The Scarlet Knights had a school-record seven players selected over the three-day draft, breaking the previous high of five set in 2009. New England drafted three Rutgers pl...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  8. Big East mailblog

    Andrea Adelson

    Ask, and you shall receive. DMG in Tampa, Fla., writes: The Big East today is basketball, no football yet nobody calls it the AAC or American Athletic Conference but everyone keeps calling it the Big East. Is there a law or contract that says you ...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  9. Your vote: Neutral on new AAC name

    Andrea Adelson

    So now that the league formerly known as the Big East shall forevermore be called the American Athletic Conference, we asked you to weigh in on the new name. With nearly 100,000 votes in our SportsNation poll, 39 percent of you responded: Meh. Nei...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  10. Video: Spring outlook -- linebackers

    Andrea Adelson

    Andrea Adelson takes a look at the linebacker position across the Big East in 2013....

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  11. Spring spotlight -- UCF

    Andrea Adelson

    Time for UCF to take a turn in the spotlight. Spotlight: Defensive line. Why: UCF traditionally has one of the better defenses in Conference USA so the hope is that the Knights can fit right into the Big East, known much more for its defensive ...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  12. Big East mailblog

    Andrea Adelson

    Lots of questions this week. Let's get to it! Justin in Texas writes: With the Catholic Seven taking the Big East name, and traditional rivals Syracuse, Pitt, Rutgers, Louisville and West Virginia gone (or soon to be gone), what is keeping Connect...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  13. McMurphy: Big East should sell its name

    Andrea Adelson

    A big chunk of our conversation on the blog this week has been spent discussing what the league formerly known as the Big East should call itself. ESPN.com columnist Brett McMurphy unveiled his bold idea Friday: The league should sell its name. Mc...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  14. Aresco says America 12 name 'unlikely'

    Andrea Adelson

    Ever since one potential new name for the Big East -- America 12 -- leaked out, just about everybody has given it a big thumbs down. To that end, commissioner Mike Aresco told Steve Czaban on Yahoo! Sports Radio that it is "very unlikely" the leag...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  15. How should Big East split revenue?

    Andrea Adelson

    One of the many questions remaining for the league formerly known as the Big East is how to divvy up over $100 million set to come in from exit fees, entrance fees and other revenues. UCF athletic director Todd Stansbury told The Orlando Sentinel ...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  16. Big East, Notre Dame announce agreement

    Andrea Adelson

    The Big East and Notre Dame officially announced their mutually agreed to separation on Tuesday, allowing the Irish to join the ACC in all sports but football and hockey on July 1. Here are some statements, first from Big East commissioner Mike Ar...

    Blog | March 12, 2013