Post navigation Two loud blasts and intense gunfire were reported in a Russian Black Sea port city, located in Novorossiysk. Reports indicated that the gunfire occurred as a result of an armed conflict between local security forces and an unidentified group. No casualties were reported as a result of the incident. Oregon and Washington are reportedly on the verge of joining the Big Ten despite attempts of the Pac-12 to keep them in the league. This news comes amid speculation that the Pac-12 could soon be dissolved as more members look to jump ship to the Big Ten. The Pac-12 is said to be doing its best to prevent a mass exodus of teams.