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Tag Archives: Big Ten

Gavitt Games already paying off for FS1, Big East

Problem 1: Nobody was watching Big East teams play cupcakes in November. Problem 2: “Big” teams are generally unwilling to play November road games against top competition. Problem 3: FS1 is still relatively unknown for non-MMA/non-racing fans. Solution: Coerce one of the “Big” conference into a series. When they were announced last May, we said the […]

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Gavitt Tipoff Games a boon for Big East, Big Ten and FS1

  By now, everyone and their uncle knows that the Big East and Big Ten are slated to begin an annual series in 2015 named after visionary and Big East founder Dave Gavitt. The details–aka the “what”–can be found here, here, here and basically everywhere during this college basketball dead period. It’s a pretty big deal. And […]

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Is the sky falling?

I was at work yesterday when I first saw the tweet that Tulane was to become a full-time member of the Big East. I chuckled to myself and kept working. Checking back in a half hour or so later notified me that East Carolina would be added for football. I closed my browser and planted […]

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