Rutgers, Big East To Talk Settlement In Exit Suit

By Martin Bricketto (February 13, 2013, 5:13 PM EST) -- Rutgers University and the Big East Conference are expected to update a New Jersey federal court Monday about settlement talks over the school's lawsuit to leave the sports conference without abiding by a 27-month notice period and paying a $10 million exit fee, according to court records.

On Feb. 1, U.S. Judge Lois H. Goodman approved pushing back the conference's deadline to file initial response papers in the case to Feb. 22, to allow discussions between the parties to continue. The conference and Rutgers, which wants to move to the Big Ten Conference, previously agreed to extend the conference's time to...

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