Keith Smart

A general view as the St. John's Red Storm play against the Pittsburgh Panthers during their first-round game of the 2012 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: Not So Big East — Once-Great Conference Will Soon Be A Carcass

Soon the Big East will be a carcass, an empty vessel inside which will grow the weeds of recollections, snapshots and video tape. Some things evolve, other devolve.


Golden State Warriors' David Lee, center, protects the ball from New York Knicks' Wilson Chandler, left, and Danilo Gallinari, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Ex-Knick David Lee Out Of Hospital

Lee initially had surgery last Friday after he cut the inside of his elbow in a nasty collision with the mouth of New York’s Wilson Chandler, who left a fragment of a tooth in Lee’s arm.