The Atlantic Coast Conference Council of Presidents announced today that each of the current and future 15-member institutions has signed a grant of media rights, effective immediately.
The ACC has apparently reached a media deal similar to the one that ended talk of Big 12 realignment, ensuring the league's stability at least for the next while.
Division alignment that makes sense to least common denominator college football fan. What a concept!
The new Big East will look a lot like the old Big East, assuming the old conference's basketball records and playing its basketball conference tournament at Madison Square Garden.
To borrow a phrase from The Big Lead's Ty Duffy, "The dowry is prime, but the bride is rather homely."
The ACC is open to accepting Notre Dame's men's basketball and Olympic sports programs into the conference for the 2013-14 season.
With conference realignment rumors in full swing, two things to keep in mind for any rumors that are floated.
The ACC scored a minor victory in court on Monday, which of course means the conference is getting picked apart.
The Louisville Cardinals are headed to the ACC's Atlantic Division, joining Boston College, Clemson, Florida State, N.C. State, Syracuse and Wake Forest.
The Big East is closing in on a six-year contract with NBC Sports Network for football and basketball rights that will pay members around $20 million per year.