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Looks like it is a done deal and at about the $80 million per year the Rose Bowl got. Per the Sports Business Journal
Champions Bowl is going to ESPN
Price tag similar to Rose Bowl’s
By Michael Smith & John Ourand, Staff Writers
Published July 30, 2012, Page 1
ESPN has taken another step toward owning college football’s new postseason by striking a deal to broadcast the Champions Bowl from 2015 through 2026. Even though the Champions Bowl is just two months old, industry sources say it will receive roughly the same rights fee that ESPN ...
After $3mm in expenses, that's $3mm+ in revenue per school to Big 12 schools.
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Isn't this just the TV portion? I would guess this does not include the ticket sales, but could be wrong.
That was money just manufactured out of thin air. Brilliant.
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that's frickin amazing
(not to mention $3mil per school in the SEC)...It looks like the richest conferences keep getting richer
And then we get to see how much Jerry is going to pitch in to win the bid.
any guess on ticket prices
Actually is 2. SEC has 4 more mouths to feed
This post was edited by Michael Knight 21 months ago
So how long before Aggie demands a share from Kansas, Baylor, Iowa State, etc. just out of old habits?
... and then blame Alabama for these demands?
Link to equitable distribution between the country's dominant conference and the other one, please. Thanks. :)
Thanks for changing that weird avatar you had.
C'mon...no love for freaky Beevis?
This article says that the money will be split evenly between conferences rather than all 24 teams getting an equal share, which means Big 12 teams get more on average than SEC teams. Not sure if this is a guess or if he's seen the contract.
When it was announced earlier this month that ESPN would fork over $80 million dollars per year for the rights to broadcast the Rose Bowl, the common view was
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