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Big Ten Network timeline: Inception to 60M viewers

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 21 / 17

2006 June ■ News Corp. announces a 20-year contract with the Big Ten, with an option for five more years, to launch and operate the Big Ten Network. The conference will own 51 percent and Fox will control 49 percent of the RSN. News Corp. later projects in documents filed with the SEC th...

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