After adding six new football schools for 2013 and Western Kentucky for the year after, Conference USA might not be done. C-USA is considering expansion to 16 teams in football, Commissioner Britton Banowsky said Monday. ...more
The old Big East is inching closer to a membership agreement with Tulsa that could happen in the next week. "That's the direction we're headed," said a league source, who added the league has not notified all of its membership officials via teleconference or email. ...more
With an ESPN media rights deal and a breakup with the Catholic 7 basketball schools both finalized, the (old) Big East can address two agenda items: Finding a new name, and finding a new school. Tulsa garners strong support within the membership to become the league*s 12th school, according to a source. ...more
The "group of five" conferences are working to finalize a three-tier playoff revenue distribution system that rewards the conference with the best team and the conference with the best overall performance, CBSSports.com has learned. ...more
The Mountain West Conference has informed league officials that San Diego State is expected to decide this week on whether to stay in the conference or join the Big East, according to a source with direct knowledge of the discussion.
San Diego State has been in close discussions with the Mountain West in recent days over television revenue. ...more