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How ESPN bid bowled over BCS
As John Swofford and his team of BCS TV negotiators entered a ballroom at Chicago’s Palmer House Hilton on Nov. 10, they were braced for a challenge from university presidents.
Execs agree deal’s a milestone
The rocky economy and flailing ad market took a backseat to ESPN’s breathtaking $495 million deal for BCS rights, judging from panel sessions during the SportsBusiness Journal/Daily FSA Sports Media and Technology conference in New York last week.
Party’s off for some at Super Bowl
The mother of all sports party scenes — the Super Bowl — will be leaner come February in Tampa.
NBA-NCAA effort taps Weiberg
Big Ten Network executive Kevin Weiberg has been hired by the NBA and NCAA as chief executive of their $50 million youth basketball joint venture.More HeadlinesOne-on-One
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