The American Athletic Conference is the new name for the former Big East Conference, according to sources.
Tulsa will hold a Tuesday news conference to announce it is moving to the soon-to-be-renamed Big East Conference in 2014, sources said.
Western Kentucky is leaving the Sun Belt to join Conference USA in 2014, a source told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.
Tulsa will join the soon-to-be-renamed Big East Conference in 2014, while East Carolina will be added as a full member, sources told ESPN.
ESPN has until Thursday to match NBC Sports Network's seven-year, $20-$23 million per year offer to retain the Big East's media rights, league sources told ESPN.
Boise State will remain a member of the Mountain West Conference and will not join the Big East in 2013.