The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
Tens of thousands of Elvis Presley fans are expected to pay respects to the rock ‘n’ roll icon during a candlelight vigil at Graceland marking the 35th anniversary of his death.
West Virginia University is officially a member of the Big XII as of July 1 after the school settled a multi-million dollar lawsuit with the school’s former conference, the Big East.
Rapper Rick Ross is reportedly hospitalized in Alabama after suffering two medical scares in six hours that required planes to be diverted.
A six month-long CBS4 I-Team investigation has uncovered a disturbing rise in the number of extremist groups. Those who monitor these movements say they haven’t seen this much activity since the days before Timothy McVeigh and the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building.