Monthly Archives: February 2013

Big East Prez will meet in Atlanta

The Big East Presidents and Athletic Directors will meet in Atlanta on Friday to discuss the timing and the details of the break up with the Catholic 7 group of schools who announced their departure from the conference in December. Although no formal announcement is expected, the group, which includes all the schools still committed…


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 responsible? Three major moves jump out. 1. The Big East decision NOT include Penn State in…


Bates making the right moves

In the grand scheme of things, it was just a blip on the screen, noticed by almost no one. But in terms of direction and promotion for a football program which needs both, it was a very positive move. Boston College announced its 2013 football schedule on Monday.  The Eagles will play Villanova in the opening game on Labor Day…