The Big East has reached an agreement with seven departing basketball members that will allow them to separate from the football schools and create their own conference on July 1.
The shifting world of college sports conferences has shifted again, with the addition of two teams to the Big East — one as full member and one for football only.
Connecticut’s governor says the University of Connecticut’s athletic future in the ongoing national conference shakeup will take longer to resolve than first expected.
Three people with knowledge of the meeting say the presidents and athletic directors from the Big East football schools will meet Tuesday night in New York City to discuss the league’s future.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the University of Connecticut is in an enviable position amid the schools involved in major athletic conference shakeups.
Students who have been targeted by bullies will be among the speakers at a Connecticut conference on identifying and preventing the abusive behavior.