DALLAS - NOVEMBER 29: John I. Jenkins President of Notre Dame and Chairman of the Big East CEO Executive Committee talks with the media after TCU accepted an invitation for full membership into The Big East Conference on November 29 2010 in Fort Worth Texas. TCU will leave the Mountain West Conference for The Big East in July 2012. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
This is not so much breaking news as it is a reminder: the Big East presidents are meeting on Sunday. The presidents were previously scheduled to meet in November but then the conference started falling apart so last Tuesday, they decided to bump up the meeting.
While we wait for football games to start this week we fondly remember one of these presidents' meetings that resulted in giving "the blessing"
(remember how many Catholic basketball schools are in the Big East, after all) to expand the conference. That "blessing" was what brought in TCU. Ah, memories...