| May 21, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday put a finer point on a notion he's been pushing this spring: no gambling expansion will happen without comprehensive changes to fix a greatly underfunded government worker pension system.
The Democratic governor also insisted...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:19 AM
In an effort to continue to grow and reshape itself as a conference, the Big East announced the addition of the University of Tulsa to its league beginning July 1, 2014.
The addition of Tulsa gives the Big East 11 all-sports members for 2014 and that...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 6:11 PM
UCF finally knows the name of its new home.
The current Big East will be renamed the “American Athletic Conference” in July, it announced in a news release late Wednesday evening.
The new conference, which agreed to relinquish the “...
| Jan 9, 2013
There was a Boat Show, but he swears that on the play of the night there was no showboat.
Nearly nine minutes into the second half of UConn's 99-78 Big East rout of DePaul Tuesday night, R.J. Evans stole the ball from Durrell McDonald. He fed it ahead to...
| Jan 13, 2013
Flush with a most fruitful victory over a ranked team on the road, Kevin Ollie, that noted farmer out of South Central Los Angeles, was talking about reaping what is sown.
"Tyler Olander was wonderful," Ollie said after UConn had knocked off No. 17...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:42 AM
For What it’s Worth on this January 11--- Can you imagine how many steroid users there are in the NFL Hall of Fame? But it’s the sanctity of the Baseball Hall that seems to move us.
Is it simply the numbers of the game? Growing up, I...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 10:49 PM
Men’s College Basketball--Iowa at Michigan, 11 a.m. (Big 10 Network); Temple at Kansas, 3:30 p.m. (CBS); Florida at Yale, 4:30 p.m. (NBCSN); Wichita State at Bradley, 4:30 p.m. (ESPNU); Tulsa at Southern Methodist, 7 p.m....
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Former Lake Clifton point guard Antonio Barton is considering his options after receiving his release from Memphis on Monday.
Anthony “Doodie” Lewis, Barton’s AAU coach at Cecil Kirk, said the junior plans to graduate from Memphis this...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:23 PM
– DePaul flew halfway across the country Sunday morning – one day later than expected.
The team was picked up at Bradley International Airport by a bus for the drive to UConn – 30 minutes later than projected.
Then, the Blue Demons...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Here are five stories to watch in the Big East this upcoming college football season:
How will a new identity affect the league?
The Buzz: By the time the football season kicks, the league formerly known as the Big East will have a new name. Early...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:58 PM
The injury issues began early for the DePaul women's basketball team.
Senior forward Taylor Pikes, the Big East sixth man of the year in 2011, had not recovered enough from a knee injury in the NCAA tournament last March and subsequent surgery to be...