State athletic director Scott Barnes, who begins his term as chair Sept. 1. Others on the 2014-15 committee will be Conference USA associate commissioner Judy MacLeod and seven athletic directors: LSU's Joe Alleva, North Carolina-Asheville's Janet
Conference USA has reached an agreement with Sinclair Broadcast ..... The deal announced Thursday includes 30 C - USA football games this season. There will ..... where the 14 member schools are located. C - USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky says the
the Atlantic Coast Conference." From Jurich's end, Tuesday culminated a long process that began with membership in Conference USA when he arrived in 1997 before he led them to the basketball-strong Big East in 2005. Louisville had sought to join the
Bowl this year will match teams from the Southeastern and Big 12 conferences. Previously, an SEC school played the Conference USA champion. The Liberty Bowl started in Philadelphia in 1959 and has been held annually in Memphis since 1965.
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billions of dollars for the conferences and the NCAA from television rights deals. At least two conferences — The Big 12 and Conference USA — made last-minute challenges in court to keep their television deals secret, arguing they would be at a competitive
appearances at the school. The Pirates were 33-26 this season, finished in a three-way tie for sixth place in the 13-team Conference USA and were not selected for the NCAA tournament. They will begin play in the American Athletic Conference next season. The
the other Jan. 2, were on ESPNU. This year's game, scheduled for a noon Central kickoff, is set to match teams from Conference USA and the Big Ten. Heart of Dallas Bowl executive director Brant Ringler says the opportunity to play on a Friday during
Seattle's two sixth-round draft choices in this year's draft, signed his rookie contract on Thursday. He started 35 of 41 games in his career at Marshall, and was voted to the All- Conference USA second-team after his senior season.
fired after 12 seasons. The decision, announced Monday, comes after Louisiana Tech finished 15-35, including 5-25 in Conference USA in what was the Bulldogs' maiden season in the league. McClelland says a national search for Simoneaux's replacement