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ROSE BOWL EXTENDS DEAL WITH BCS, WILL HOST 2006 TITLE GAME

          The Rose Bowl, which will host its first national
     championship game in the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) in
     2002, "has extended its agreement" with the BCS and will
     again host the title game in 2006, according to Frank
     Girardot of the L.A. DAILY NEWS.  The contract extension is
     part of a $122M TV deal between the bowl and ABC, and the
     money will be "paid in installments" starting in 2002 and
     "split between" the Pac-10 and Big Ten conferences.  The
     current package, "which guarantees about" $19M annually to
     the two conferences, expires in 2002.  By extending their
     BCS contract with ABC, the Pac-10 and the Big Ten will get
     $20.5M from ABC for the 2002 game, $24M in 2003, $25M in
     2004, $26M in 2005 and $27M in 2006 (L.A. DAILY NEWS, 7/8).


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