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Big East Drops Lawsuit Against TCU

The Big East has dropped its lawsuit against TCU and will receive the $5 million it was seeking from the school after it bailed out on a commitment to join the conference.

07/19/2012

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Big East Files $5M Lawsuit Against TCU

The Big East has filed a lawsuit against TCU for failing to pay the conference $5 million after the school reneged on an agreement to become a member and chose to join the Big 12 instead.

06/11/2012

John Marinatto, Big East Conference Commissioner, talks with the media after Texas Christian University accepted an invitation for full membership into the Big East Conference on November 29, 2010 in Fort Worth, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

No Rush In Big East’s Commissioner Search

The Big East’s interim commissioner said Wednesday the conference is working to dispel any perception that it is unraveling following the ouster of John Marinatto.

05/10/2012

John Marinatto, Big East Conference Commissioner, talks with the media after Texas Christian University accepted an invitation for full membership into the Big East Conference on November 29, 2010 in Fort Worth, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Marinatto Resigns As Big East Commissioner

John Marinatto, only the third Big East commissioner in the league’s history, resigned on Monday. He has been the Big East’s commissioner since July 1, 2009.

05/07/2012

West Virginia, Football

WVU Settles Big East Lawsuit, Will Join Big 12

West Virginia University will pay the Big East $20 million to settle a lawsuit that clears the way for the Mountaineers to join the Big 12 in July.

02/14/2012

West Virginia, Football

WVU Seeks To Dismiss Big East’s Lawsuit

West Virginia accepted an invitation from the Big 12 last month and wants to join for the 2012 season.

12/16/2011

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Source Says Big East Set To Add SMU & 4 Others

The Big East has been trying to rebuild as a 12-school football conference since Syracuse and Pittsburgh announced they would be moving to the ACC and West Virginia announced it was leaving for the Big 12.

12/06/2011

West Virginia, Football

West Virginia Holds Big 12 Welcoming Party

Interim Big 12 commissioner Chuck Neinas attended a reception officially welcoming the West Virginia Mountaineers into the conference.

11/02/2011

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Big East To Invite Boise State, SMU, 4 Others

A person familiar with the decision says the Big East will invite Boise State, Navy and Air Force for football only and SMU, Houston and Central Florida for all sports.

11/01/2011

NCAA Final Four - West Virginia v Duke

Big East: West Virginia Leaving For Big 12

The Big East says it has been notified that West Virginia is leaving the conference and joining the Big 12.

10/28/2011

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Big East Looks At 12 Teams For Football

Big East schools gave a go-ahead for the conference to expand to as many as 12 teams for football, a move that could add six members.

10/11/2011

The TCU Football team, before playing BYU on October 16, 2010.

TCU Accepts Invitation To Join Big 12

TCU accepted an invitation to join the Big 12 on Monday night, seizing an opportunity to be a part of a conference with natural geographic rivals despite the league’s recent instability.

10/10/2011

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