A horrible accident killed 15 members of the Humboldt Broncos, a franchise in the Saskatchewan junior hockey league. Every NHL team paid some sort of tribute to the Broncos as they finished up the regular season over the weekend.
The Big East has thrived when it has a super program to give the league some real national swagger. In the old Big East, it was John Thompson and his truculent, stone-tough Georgetown. In the new Big East, it’s what Jay Wright has wrought at Villanova.