You heard about Wednesday’s announcement that the Big Ten Conference and the Pac-12 Conference made a unique scheduling agreement where among other things the football teams from each conference will play one inter-league football game each year. Now you can listen to Wednesday’s teleconference where commissioners of both conferences took questions from reporters – just jump down further in this post. You can also watch BTN’s interview with Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany over here, read BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart’s exploration of this new deal over here, and send your questions to our Big Ten mailbag over here. Listen
How exciting would it be to see Wisconsin play USC in the Rose Bowl to kick off a season? Well, It could happen under a new partnership announced today by the Big Ten and Pac-12 that will include inter-conference scheduling across all sports as well as cross-promotion on each league’s TV network. “It’s sort of in lieu of what some other people are doing (with expansion),” Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany said. “Our idea is you can’t stand still. You have to build in an environment where people are competing for attention, where they’re competing to have the best competitive
The Big Ten Conference and the Pac-12 Conference have made a unique scheduling agreement that will have the football teams from each conference playing one inter-league football game, the two conferences announced on Wednesday. The conferences’ scheduling agreement will also span across all sports. Watch BTN’s interview with Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany in this post and read BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart’s exploration of the possibilities this new deal presents. Earlier, BTN.com took a spin through our video archives and built this video player with a collection of Big Ten/Pac-12 events across several sports, including football, basketball and volleyball.