According to several reports the Big East Conference is going to change their name to the America 12 Conference.
The Domain name America12.com is owned by Oversee.net which has owned the domain name since 2010.
The domain name america12conference.com was registered by brand protection company MarkMonitor.com definitely indicating that America12 will in fact be the name of the new conference meaning Oversee just won the domain lottery.
Another suggested name for the new conference was Big Metro Athletic Conference. One sports writer was shocked to see that the conference hadn’t registered any of the domain name associated with the Big Metro name under consideration so took it upon himself to register these domain names calling it a “proactive measure in order to prevent domain squatters, speculators and extortion artists from locking up the goodies and holding them for ransom”: