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Big 12 Panel Discusses Budgets, Likeness, But Little Consensus Found On NCAA Reform

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 07 / 14

The Big 12 conference yesterday hosted its first-ever State of College Athletics forum in N.Y. with the goal of fostering a dialogue about some of the major issues surrounding college sports. The event was streamed live online, and archived video can be found in its entirety on Big12Sports.com. Whil...

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