Butler, Creighton and Xavier will join the seven Big East Catholic schools (Georgetown, Villanova, Marquette, St. John's, Providence, Seton Hall and DePaul) to form the new Big East basketball conference. The league also announced that a broadcasting deal with Fox has been completed.
Humanely, of course. Creighton, Butler and Xavier? With all due respect, that's not the Big East.— Russ Bengtson (@russbengtson) March 20, 2013
The "Big East" name should just be taken out behind the barn and shot.— Russ Bengtson (@russbengtson) March 20, 2013
I've got to think that Butler's move to the new Big East will make it easier for the school to keep Brad Stevens, don't you?— BobKravitz (@bkravitz) March 19, 2013
Michigan State fans want Michigan to lose so bad, they're going to pretend to be from South Dakota for a night.
HOW GREAT IS THIS: MSU fans buying up South Dakota St gear to root against Michigan @ arena tomorrow cbsprt.co/11jtko9— Matt Norlander (@MattNorlander) March 20, 2013
This was supposed to be a down year in college basketball, but when was the last time the NIT was this compelling?
A quick look at five highlights from Tuesday's NBA action.
Kendall Gill swung on a colleague that disagreed with his analysis. Gill has been doing pregame and postgame coverage of Chicago Bulls games for CSN Chicago, and he disagreed with a goaltending call on Joakim Noah in Monday night's overtime loss to the Denver Nuggets. The next day, Big Ten Network analyst Tim Doyle voiced his disagreement with Gill's disagreement with the call, and it eventually came to fisticuffs. CSN suspended Gill while the network looks into the incident.
The Dallas Cowboys are close to reaching a long-term contract extension with quarterback Tony Romo.
The NFL has eliminated the Tuck Rule _ years after it altered the history of the game. No Tuck Rule and there would be no Patriots dynasty.— Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) March 20, 2013
In fact, if not for the Tuck rule and the help from the video tapes, the Patriots may have never won a Super Bowl. Let that marinate.— Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) March 20, 2013
Too $hort was arrested this morning on suspicion of drunk driving and drug possession, and reports say he tried to run away from the police before they took him into custody.
Corporate America is stashing more of its cash overseas, particularly, businesses in the technology, healthcare/pharma, and automotive sector.
Texas, the nation's leader in state executions, could also become the first state to require DNA testing on all biological crime scene evidence before going to trial in death penalty cases.
The Colorado prison chief, 58-year-old Tom Clements, was shot dead in his home just hours before the governor signed into law on Wednesday a package of new gun control measures.
Ku Klux Klan is planning a protest in Memphis after the city council voted to strip the name of a former Klan member from a public park. Just a reminder, today's date is MARCH 20, 2013.
Birdman hopped on with Angie Martinez to discuss Lil Wayne's condition.
Killer Mike gave this performance on David Letterman.