AP Source: Big East football keeps $100m in split

Updated: March 5, 2013, 1:54 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Big East football schools will get almost all of a $110 million pot in a deal that will allow seven departing basketball schools to keep the name Big East and start playing in their own conference next season, a person familiar with the negotiations says.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the separation agreement has not yet been finalized. That is likely to happen by the end of the week. The football schools will receive approximately ...

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