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Why Pac-12 Expanding is more likely to result than staying at 10
Jon Werner of the San Jose Mercury News wrote: “With extinction In comparison, we think Survival is a 4.5-point favorite. It’s by no means an overwhelming favorite. If the conference lds come together, there’s a reasonable chance of expanding to 12 teams. Why? Because of inventory needs. As mentioned, Pac- One of the 12’s main selling points is the ability to provide inventory for the Friday and Saturday night TV broadcast windows. To meet inventory needs, it will likely need additional games from the 11th and 12th teams. If expansion is the decision, San Diego State University is obviously a decision. Houston will be a top-notch addition, depending on availability. We don’t know what the university signed — and whether it will be affected by the Big 12 exit fee.”
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Six schools Pac-12 should consider adding conference extensions
Kevin Borba of Sports Illustrated includes San Diego State SMU, UNLV, Fresno State, Boise State and Houston on his list.
He wrote: “Therefore, it is crucial to add at least two teams to the Pac-12, but the optimal number is six. Going back to 12 is a must, but the conference Need to be on the offensive end once and get ahead of the Big 12 and ACC when it comes to forming bigger conferences. The Big 10 and the SEC are already doomed to form their big conferences and everyone else is catching up. Now for sure Yes, no team can bring the value and prestige that the conference lost at USC and UCLA, but more teams equals more market, which equals more money.”
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Pac-12 Networks: The Rise and Fall of the Conference TV Dream and the Future
The Athletic published a story about the Pac-12 network.
Among them: “When the network hit the airwaves 10 years ago today, it should have put the Pac-12 ahead of its peers in the media space, pioneering league revenue and exposure A new era of rates. The ensuing decade was defined by a series of public embarrassments: the questionable strategy and spending of former Commissioner Larry Scott, the hiring of coaches across multiple football programs, an apathetic fan base, and the University of Southern California and California UCLA’s stunning withdrawal from the Big Ten. But nothing says more about the conference’s problems than the network that started out as a bold vision and endured as a cautionary tale. As members of the Pac-12 ponder their next broadcast rights deal, the network is asking more questions than ever. A decade later, DirecTV still doesn’t operate the networks — even though it turns out the league’s own chairman once turned down the opportunity .”
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One reason for Pac-12 optimism about future football earnings
Trojans Wire’s Matt Zemek wrote: “Just move the stock out of Pac-12 Networks and get it via ESPN or Apple Waiting for streaming services to get more competitive prices in the market, the Pac-12 is expected to make millions more per football game for the life of the final negotiated new media rights agreement. Let’s be clear: the Pac-12 No value added. USC’s withdrawal from the Pac-12 would obviously damage the Pac-12’s ability to add value. However, it is a reduction in lost value and lost revenue. The Pac-12 could recoup the millions of dollars lost to the Pac-12 network. This It does mean more money in the vault, but in the case of less loss, not immediate gain.”
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Why choose Pac-12 Admins want to be part of the Big Ten
Matt Zemek of Trojans Wire wrote: “Many Pac-12 administrators have ties to the Midwest to begin with, but beyond that, there are plenty of elite 10 research institutes. Networking, mentoring, talent sharing — these and other non-football factors appeal to USC President Carol Folt. It’s easier to see that she’s already set her sights on the Big Ten when we realize that she immediately rejected discussions of a Pac-12 expansion last summer. This idea didn’t come out of nowhere. Right behind the scenes, when Texas and Oklahoma moved to the SEC, it apparently opened the door for the Trojans to think about major change. “
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What does the Pac-12 need to do to get some schools to attend
Pac-12 Insider John Canzano wrote: “I think the Pac-12 is exploring a way to qualify for the NCAA Tournament and College Football Playoffs. Incentive payment structure. We wouldn’t be surprised if the conference stopped the practice of splitting playoff windfalls evenly among members and dedicating the majority of spending to revenue-generating projects. “
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Where is the Pac-12 TV deal
SB Nation’s Daniel Plocher wrote: “Partnering with Big Brands On December 12, USC and UCLA will head to the Big Ten once TV deals close in 2024. With 12-year, $3 billion contracts with FOX and ESPN coming to an end, many are questioning where they’d go without both of their history shows. “
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