Big 12 wont expand or launch TV network report say


Big 12 wont expand or launch TV network report say

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The Big 12 will neitherexpand nor launch a television network in the near term, Tuesday, citingmultiple unidentifiedsources acro s the conference as well as in the TV industry.The 10-member conference, the presidents of which meet this week in Dallas, can't arrive at a consensus about which two non-Power Five candidates to addwhile the Big 12's TV partners ESPN Blank Jersey and Fox aren't Mark Reynolds Jersey exactly eager to launch a Big 12 Network during an unsettled period for the TVsports giants, according to the report.MORE: | The one serious debate that could get aired this week in Dallas, according to HornsDigest.com's sources: aBig 12 football championship game.And even that faces a challenge. Since the 10-member conference plays a round-robin league schedule Todd Helton Jersey , a conference championship would guarantee a rematch from the regular season.The latest no-expansion news appears to be a behind-the-scenes version of alongtime rivalry: Oklahoma president David Boren has been one of the vocal proponents for Big 12 expansion, but, according to HornsDigest.com, that would almost surely nece sitate dismantling Texas' Longhorn Network, which UT has fought because it is so lucrative to Texas individually.As for the realities of expansion, the Big 12's research showed mostly positives surrounding a 12-member conference, however the research never addre sed specific candidates. And the potential additions, simply put, don't justify the upheaval.So the likes of Cincinnati, UConn, BYU andBoise State will continue to watch and wait Wade Davis Jersey perhaps as long as until 2024, when the College Football Playoff andall the major Tier 1 and 2 TV contracts are up acro s the Power 5 conferences.At that point, if things David Dahl Jersey get reworked, it could put schools such as Florida State and Clemson, Arizona and Arizona State in play, which is a different deal for the Big 12and leaves the Group of 5candidates on the outside looking in again.

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