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Big Ten gets even richer with new deal

According to a report from Sportsbusinessdaily’s John Ourand, the Big Ten conference has agreed to a new deal with ESPN that will bring it $190 million per year over six years. 353 more words


Delany Won't Say If ESPN Will Be Part Of Big Ten Media Deal


ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany expects to announce a new media rights agreement this summer.

He just wouldn’t say if ESPN will be part of the package. 648 more words


Big Ten's Delany: Nine-game football schedule should provide boost, not blemish

Did the Pac-12’s nine-game conference schedule cost the league a shot at the College Football Playoff?


The Pac-12 has no unbeaten teams left, and zero one-loss teams. 496 more words

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Make the Big Ten Great Again

The Big Ten has been roundly mocked year after year for being a soft conference, a conference of pretenders. Last year’s bowl victories and National Championship did little to dispel that notion. 2,264 more words

College Football

Enough of eight. Four teams is the right number for the Playoff

Guessing what year the College Football Playoff expands to eight teams is practically a sport within a sport by now, having started the moment the four-team playoff was conceived and rising almost to the level of foregone conclusion after Year 1. 971 more words

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Can Jim Harbaugh help to lead the Big Ten to bigger and better things? The league's commissioner believes so

The Big Ten has come under fire in recent seasons, especially when compared to the SEC. Defending national champion Ohio State brought a great deal of positive press to the conference just one year ago, but aside from the Buckeyes, the league has been seen as “down” for some time. 243 more words

College Football

Armour: Jim Harbaugh is best thing Big Ten has going these days

CHICAGO — Jim Harbaugh knows his audience.

Back in Chicago for his first appearance at Big Ten Media Days as the Michigan coach, the former Bears quarterback did what you do in Chicago: He pulled out a Ditka jersey. 780 more words