Pac-10 scores with big TV deal
Pac-10 college football fans rejoice!
The New York Times reported today that the conference struck a goldmine television deal with Fox and ESPN. Not only is the Pac-10 creating its own cable network next year, but it's retaining full ownership, instead of sharing like other conferences do.
Fox and ESPN will pay some $3 billion over 12 years to air the games. The previous deal was a quarter of that.