Big East in talks with ESPN

Updated: February 21, 2013, 5:25 PM ET
By Brett McMurphy | ESPN

ESPN and the Big East continued discussions Thursday about whether the network would remain the league's media rights holder.

Thursday marked the end of the one-week deadline ESPN had to match NBC Sports Network's seven-year offer to the Big East worth $20-23 million per year.

ESPN's public relations department released a statement Thursday that "discussions with the Big East are ongoing" and it would have no other comment Thursday. The Big East also acknowledged "ongoing discussions" ...

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