The Grudge Report

Georgetown finger prints all over Big East search

The new Big East should have its first commissioner in  the next few days. It will not be Dan Gavitt. It almost certainly will not be Jamie Zaninovich. Both men would be well qualified to guide the basketball dominated league…

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Conference set ups: Look back to the future

Much has been written and said and much will be written and said about the current state of big time college athletics and the massive moves of conference reconfiguration which are still occurring. When did this start, and who is…

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NCAA needs new direction

Conference reconfiguration? How about NCAA reconfiguration? And the sooner the better. The latest headlines coming from the NCAA offices in Indianapolis were not good this week as NCAA President Mark Emmert announced that the vice president of  enforcement Julie Roe…

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Big East still has big plans

When Plan A, Plan B and Plan C don’t work, what do you do? If you are the  Big East and faced with a monumental problem in structuring, marketing and perception and when you must live with the fact that…

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Big East Catholic schools: Please shut up

The 7 Big East Catholic schools announced on Saturday that they were leaving the conference, with a departure date of June 30, 2015. The Big East responded with a short statement, acknowledging the decision by Providence, St. John’s, Marquette, DePaul,…

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