Five years in, Big Ten Network has rivals envious

Five years in, Big Ten Network has rivals envious

The Associated Press
Published Aug 31, 2012 06:27PM MDT
At 5 years old, the Big Ten Network has grown up fast. The network marked its birthday on Thursday — and it’s been giving the Big Ten plenty of reasons to celebrate since its difficult birth in 2007. Commissioner Jim Delany said the 24-hour network devoted solely to the conference is available in 90 million homes nationwide. The network has become a cash cow for the conference and a model that other leagues have looked to emulate. “Now it’s basically printing money for the schools. It’s been far...
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