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.

 

 

 

 

Michigan State fans want Michigan to lose so bad, they're going to pretend to be from South Dakota for a night.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.