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2013 Big East tournament (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Old Big East To Become ‘American Athletic Conference’

The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.

04/04/2013

2013 Big East tournament (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Old Big East To Become ‘American Athletic Conference’

The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.

04/04/2013

Joel James #0 of the North Carolina Tar Heels battles for a long rebound with Marshall Guilmette #41 of the East Carolina Pirates. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

East Carolina Set To Join Big East As All-Sports Member

East Carolina will join the soon-to-be-renamed Big East as an all-sports member, instead of just for football as originally planned.

03/27/2013

2012 Big East tournament (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Big East Announces Agreement In Football-Basketball Split

In a statement, Big East commissioner Mike Aresco said the sides “worked through a number of complex issues in an orderly, comprehensive and amicable manner marked by mutual respect.”

03/08/2013

Peyton Siva #3, Wayne Blackshear #25 and Chane Behanan #24 of the Louisville Cardinals celebrate after defeating the Cincinnati Bearcats during the finals of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Breakup Of Big East’s Football, Basketball Schools Appears To Be On Fast Track

The major college football members will meet in Atlanta on Friday to discuss the departure of the seven basketball schools that are planning to leave the conference and create a new league.

03/01/2013

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Big East Was ‘Unwilling’ To Accommodate Boise St.

Big East Commissioner Mike Aresco says the conference was “unwilling” to cut Boise State the deal the Mountain West did to lure the Broncos back.

01/01/2013

D'Angelo Harrison (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Seven Schools Splitting From The Big East To Form Basketball-Only Conference

Seven schools are leaving The Big East to form a new basketball conference.

12/15/2012

D'Angelo Harrison (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Big East, Basketball Schools Headed Toward Complicated Split

The Big East is headed for another break up. This time, the seven prominent basketball schools that don’t play FBS football are planning to cut ties with the ever-changing conference.

12/14/2012

Steve Lavin

Big East Expected To Split As Basketball-Only Schools Plan Shakeup

The struggling Big East could soon announce a big, big change.

12/13/2012

DUBLIN, IRELAND - SEPTEMBER 01:  Trey Miller #1 of Navy looks to pass during the Notre Dame vs Navy game at Aviva Stadium on September 1, 2012 in Dublin, Ireland.(Photo by Barry Cronin/Getty Images)

Big East Will Ask Navy To Join Conference Earlier Than 2015

Big East Commissioner Mike Aresco says he will talk to Navy about the possibility of joining the conference earlier than its scheduled 2015 arrival as a football-only member.

10/06/2012

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Big East Conference Wants To Add A 14th School For The Football Season

Big East Commissioner Mike Aresco says the conference wants to add a 14th member for football, and is planning to have a championship game after next season.

09/01/2012

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Big East Picks CBS VP Mike Aresco As Commissioner

The Big East has found its man. The conference, now in rebuilding mode, has hired CBS executive vice president Mike Aresco to be its commissioner.

08/14/2012

A fan of the West Virginia Mountaineers holds up a sign which reads 'Can't Beat West Virginia' in reference to the game being broadcast on the CBS network against the Kentucky Wildcats during the east regional final of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the Carrier Dome on March 27, 2010 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

NCAA Tournament Gets Major TV Makeover

College basketball fans will see a whole lot more of the NCAA tournament on TV this March, including during prime time on the first Sunday night.

WFAN–02/10/2011