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TheRoundUp 10/18: Michael Bradley out six weeks

UConn's president: OK for Big East to reach 2,000 miles west
But these are new times in major-college athletics. "One of the things I think we're all resigned to is that regionalism is pretty much over," Connecticut President Susan Herbst said before she and the CEOs of other Big East schools resumed efforts Monday night to preserve the struggling conference.

UConn's Bradley out 6 weeks with ankle fracture - CBSSports.com
Michael Bradley, a freshman forward for the Huskies, tweaked his right ankle over the weekend in one of UConn's first practices. After initial hopes of a sprain, it was discovered he had a fracture in that ankle. He's scheduled to underdog a routine surgical procedure and then endure six weeks of rehab.

Pitt settles on one quarterback for now - Hartford Courant
Pittsburgh coach Todd Graham said Monday that he will stop switching quarterbacks and will give the job to junior Tino Sunseri. Although Sunseri has been the starter, the Panthers have been trying to jump-start their offense by giving freshman Trey Anderson snaps the past two games.

Former UConn AD Jeff Hathaway named Big East consultant to commissioner - ESPN
According to the NCAA, the Big East had to hire Hathaway as a consultant, or in some role if he was going to keep his position in his final year as a member of the selection committee. NCAA executive vice president Greg Shaheen said the Big East had to decide on Hathaway's fate before the NCAA could make a move. The Big East's decision allows for Hathaway to keep his job, which he assumed on on Sept. 1.