The Big East's Plan To Save Itself By Becoming Conference USA Continues To Take Shape

To review: Pitt, Syracuse, and West Virginia are going. Houston, Central Florida, and Southern Methodist are joining, with Boise State, San Diego State, and Navy eventually signing on just for football. And now, per CBS Sports, Memphis is in "the final stages of negotiations" to become an all-sports member in 2013. Which would bring the Big East's total of onetime C-USA members to nine. Annexing Canada must be next. [via]