Earlier this year, Bill Moos, Washington State’s athletic director, did what a lot of spurned Pac-12 Conference fans have done at one time or another during the last five years: He complained about the Pac-12 Networks. “We were hoping for $5 million to $6 million when we were launching,” Moos said...
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USA TODAY Sports' George Schroeder breaks down all the action from the Big Ten's Media Days in Chicago.
Harbaugh delivered a fantastic quote about his sartorial choice.
Big Ten Network has made some new hires, and their names will be familiar to any fan of the conference. BTN announced at Media Days on Monday that former Michigan wide receiver Braylon Edwards, former Ohio State linebacker James Laurinaitis and former Northwestern defensive end Corey Wootton will join the network as analysts. Show More Summary
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh always makes things interesting at media days
Here’s a live snap count at Big Ten Media Days. CHICAGO – Michigan Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh spoke Tuesday at Big Ten Media Days, and a big crowd of reporters has followed him around throughout the day. Harbaugh was taking questions in the middle of a phalanx of sportswriters, and he got to talking about Michigan’s quarterbacks. Show More Summary
These three Big Ten teams could surprise in 2017
P.J. Fleck led off Tuesday’s Big Ten media Day session with a highly caffeinated few minutes, pitching himself and the Minnesota football program.
The leaping kick block is now outlawed. CHICAGO – In March, the NFL banned players from charging forward and leaping to block field goals. Earlier this summer, the NCAA followed suit. The leaping block is dead. The NCAA’s new football rulebook for 2017 strips away two provisions that made the leaping block permissible up until now. Show More Summary
Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh was the last head coach to speak at Big Ten Media Days in Chicago. At his press conference, Harbaugh spoke glowingly and cautiously about his young team as Michigan enters its third season under his tutelage. Show More Summary
What do you think the coach answered?
Never put something like this on the line with a significant other. Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck showed up to Big Ten Media Days with an interesting look. His head’s completely shaved, and it seems like he got on the wrong end of a wager with his wife. “I lost a bet to my wife, first and foremost,” Fleck told SB Nation’s Alex Kirshner. Show More Summary
Getting into streaming bundles has been key for networks like ESPN, and conference networks are following suit. The latest one is the Big Ten Network. The Big Ten formally announced its long-ago signed and highly lucrative deal withShow More Summary
The deal is part of long-awaited $2.64 billion contract; CBS' hoops-only commitment runs through 2023
The Big Ten showed off a lot of confidence as they kick started their media days on Monday.
The Big Ten’s ban on scheduling FCS schools didn’t last long, in fact it never got off the ground. While announcing the league’s new media rights deals with Fox and ESPN today, league commissioner Jim Delany revealed that the Big Ten was going back on their resolution to leave FCS teams off the schedule. Show More Summary
Welp. Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany is set to receive bonus payments that will in total be worth $20 million, USA Today reported Friday. The newspaper obtained the conference’s most recent federal tax return, which states that Delany...Show More Summary
Delany will reportedly receive $20 million in 'future bonus payments' from the Big Ten
Big Ten conference football hopes to make a bigger splash in prime time.