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  • Commissioner vows to keep former Big East relevant in football

    You have to admire Mike Aresco's spunk. The American Conference commissioner refuses to concede that his football league, once known as the Big East, has been demoted to second class. In trying to inspire his 11-team fraternity at media day in Rhode...
  • UCF football players give mixed reactions to AAC preseason football media poll

    UCF football players give mixed reactions to AAC preseason football media poll
    UCF players had mixed reactions to the American Athletic Conference preseason football media poll. Despite winning the Fiesta Bowl to cap last year's historic season, the Knights received just seven out of a possible 30 first-place votes and were...
  • ACC Freshman of Year Cannizzaro transfers from Terps lacrosse to Denver

    A Maryland athletics department official confirmed Tuesday that attackman Connor Cannizzaro, who earned Atlantic Coast Conference Freshman of the Year honors this past spring, has transferred to Denver. Denver, which captured the Big East regular-season...
  • UConn Men's Basketball Schedule Taking On Little More Shape

    UConn Men's Basketball Schedule Taking On Little More Shape
    It's wall-to-wall football today, with the AAC Media Day underway, so it will be a little while yet before league basketball schedules come out. But UConn has posted some information for season-ticket holders, and games are appearing on opponents'...
  • UConn Releases Field Hockey Schedule

    UConn, which won the national championship in field hockey last season, announced its schedule for the 2014 season. Here is the release from Storrs: Defending Champs Will Play 17 Regular-Season Games STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut's...
  • Inside the PD: Former K'Tan guard Josh Fortune Colorado bound

    Inside the PD: Former K'Tan guard Josh Fortune Colorado bound
    Kecoughtan graduate Josh Fortune, who helped lead Providence to the Big East Conference championship in March, has decided to transfer to Colorado. Fortune's father, Craig, confirmed Wednesday his son's plan to play for the Buffaloes. Craig Fortune said...
  • Big Ten expansion 'absolutely huge' for men's lacrosse

    Big Ten expansion 'absolutely huge' for men's lacrosse
    When Maryland men's lacrosse coach John Tillman recently hit the recruiting trail, he wasn't entirely sure how players would react to a Terps program making the leap from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten, a move that became official Tuesday....
  • Umd.'s 'big' move [Commentary]

    Umd.'s 'big' move [Commentary]
    Tuesday, the University of Maryland officially joins the Big Ten athletic conference. This is a winning moment for both athletics and academics at Maryland. In stadiums, arenas and on the Big Ten Network, new and challenging match-ups will excite...
  • Louisville's arrival likely to bring welcome stability to ACC

     Louisville's arrival likely to bring welcome stability to ACC
    The ACC has expanded from nine to 15 members in the last decade, but if you want to see a growth spurt that would make Yao Ming blush, check out the University of Louisville. "When I took the job 17 years ago, I think our budget was $14.9 million,"...
  • Delany driven on Madison Square Garden move

    Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany rarely loses a battle of wills.   After enriching the conference by creating the Big Ten Network and a conference title game, are university presidents and chancellors in any position to rebuff him?   Delany continues to...
  • NCAA governance issues will have trickle-down effect on smaller Division I conferences, schools

    NCAA governance issues will have trickle-down effect on smaller Division I conferences, schools
    Membership stable after two years of upheaval, Colonial Athletic Association and Atlantic 10 Conference schools and officials turn their attention to the growing movement among the NCAA's power conferences toward greater freedom to govern themselves....