What good is enhanced access for TV broadcasts or the star power of Coach Prime if those game telecasts aren't seen?
"If Pac-12 games really are airing on Saturdays after twenty-year-old reruns of Everybody Loves Raymond and an infomercial for Rodent Sheriff, would schools like Utah and...
In the potential deal, Apple would expect to hold the rights to all of the conference's broadcasts.
"The “Conference of Champions” finds itself negotiating a new media rights deal in a very difficult market."
“If we know anything about college sports, it’s that you can’t assume the status quo will last.”
“We knew some other information was coming, including the announcement of Coach Prime, and why would we do a media deal before that?”
“Pac-12 Networks has put Pac-12 women’s basketball on the map,” VanDerveer said. “We always were good, but now people know about it.”
They bet on their movement being such juggernaut pieces that the number the Big Ten was looking for, potentially the first $1 billion media rights deal...
The Pac-12 is set to begin new media rights negotiations in the near future. Front Office Sports indicates the conference was hoping to increase its rights...
"The Pac-12 Network is the only conference network that is not partnered with a major media company."