Big East lunchtime links

  • Brodrick Jenkins is pushing for playing time in the West Virginia secondary, Dave Hickman says in the Charleston Gazette.

  • Matt Grothe was overcome by emotion in his return to football at Tampa Bay's rookie minicamp, Greg Auman writes in the St. Petersburg Times.

  • West Virginia's president has apparently helped set up a future Mountaineers game against Towson, Jack Bogaczyk reports in the Charleston Daily Mail.

  • Forty years after losing his helmet in a brawl, former Syracuse All-American Joe Ehrmann got it back in the mail from an unknown sender, Donnie Webb writes in the Syracuse Post-Standard.

  • The Big Ten will determine Cincinnati's athletic fate, Bill Koch writes in the Cincinnati Enquirer.

  • And here's another story on the possible domino effect from Big Ten expansion in the Washington Post.