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Race on to Form Major Conference No. 6

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Don't think of it as Big East football.

Think of it as the latest iteration of this cutthroat business, the same stuff we've been experiencing since the ACC ripped off the Big East nine years ago. And away we went with conference realignment.

Think of it more as a lump of clay to be shaped. This isn't a Big East thing anymore. The football conference, as we know it, is gone as we wait 2½ agonizing years for the basketball schools' breakaway in 2015.

This is not even a college football thing. What, you forgot? The same entity that created the Big East in 1979 has killed it 33 years later.

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