Quote of the Day

"We need to come on the air as if these schools have been part of the Big Ten forever."
-- Big Ten Network President Mark Silverman, on the net’s plans to air a significant number of Maryland and Rutgers games during their first season in the conference. The two schools officially joined the conference Tuesday. (Baltimore SUN, 7/1)
Tuesday July 1, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 204 Print This Issue

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  • Back To School Shopping

    Prior to joining the ACC, Louisville had been members of seven other conferences

    After 12 D-I programs officially change conference affiliations today, more than 40% of the 128 schools to play at the FBS level this coming season will have "made at least one move over the past decade," according to Dave Campbell of the AP. Effective today among the Big Five conferences, the American Athletic Conference replaces Louisville (ACC) and Rutgers (Big Ten) with Conference USA-departing East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa, while Maryland "bolts for the Big Ten" from the ACC. But the "big winner" in this year's realignment "could be Louisville." The school has "developed a top-tier football team to accompany the basketball powerhouse," and will introduce its "flourishing programs and sparkling venues to the ACC this fall."

  • Running Up A Tab

    Nets projected to lose $144M in '13-14 basketball revenue.

  • Deer In Headlights?

    The new Bucks owners are facing strong criticism for their handling of the Jason Kidd situation.

  • I Can't Turn Away

    Netherlands-Mexico match delivers Univision a record U.S. Spanish-language audience.

  • We're All In This Together

    U.S. Soccer execs tout success of World Cup campaigns.

  • Eight Is Enough

    Sony opts out as title sponsor of Miami ATP/WTA event.

  • Dressed To Impress

    Kvitova, Berdych hailed for on-court look amid Wimbledon's strict white-only clothing policy.

  • A Fighting Chance

    Despite ratings leveling off, Fox says its relationship with UFC has never been stronger.

  • Apple Of My Eye

    Former Mets GM Frank Cashen remembered for his ability to acquire talent.

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