Big Ten Conference

The Big Ten Conference has reported a record $880m (€810m) in total revenue for the financial year to June 30, 2023, according to a copy of the conference's tax return obtained by SportBusiness.

US college athletes competing in the Big Ten Conference are to be given the chance to build their personal brands and explore commercial opportunities via the use of digital media clips featuring them…

The Pac-12, one of the Power Five conferences, has been left with just four teams after a series of re-alignments in college sports

The Big Ten Conference has announced that Tony Petitti has become the seventh commissioner of the college athletic conference, beginning his tenure on May 15

Sportradar has agreed a renewal through the 2024-25 college athletics season with the Big Ten Network to run its streaming service, B1G+

The Big Ten Conference's Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) has selected TurnKeyZRG to lead the search for the collegiate conference's next commissioner after Kevin Warren left the conference…

The National Football League's Chicago Bears have named Kevin Warren as their president and chief executive officer, replacing Ted Phillips who retired at the end of the season

Conference commissioner potentially in line to succeed retiring Phillips

The University of California Regents voted 11-5 to not block the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) from leaving the Pac-12 conference for the rival Big Ten, but the college will have to pay compensation…

Agreements are by far the most lucrative conference pacts in US college sports history

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Frank Supovitz, president and chief experience officer of Fast Traffic Events & Entertainment. Fisher and Russo also discuss the National Football League’s development of its NFL+ streaming service, ongoing changes in United States college sports fueled in part by the Big Ten and American Athletic Conferences, the state of the trading cards and collectibles industry, key upcoming business decisions for the NFL, and the improving financial state of LaLiga giants FC Barcelona.

US college sports executive vows to be 'aggressive' and 'embrace change'

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Brad Griffith, founder and chief executive of mobile-focused ticketing company Gametime. Fisher and Russo also discuss the dramatic move of the University of Southern California and University of California-Los Angeles to the Big Ten Conference, the Big 12 Conference’s hire of new commissioner Brett Yormark, the completion of the revived United States Football League’s first season and new search for additional partners, an investment by US-based Sixth Street into a share of FC Barcelona’s television rights for LaLiga, developing expansion plans for the National Women’s Soccer League, and additional legal turmoil for Major League Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays.

Dramatic shifts further accelerate massive change hitting US college sports

Facing perhaps the largest set of transformational developments in the history of US college sports, Big Ten Conference commissioner Kevin Warren looks to use the well-being and opportunity of the student-athlete as a guiding principle. He discusses the fast-changing industry landscape with SportBusiness US Editor Eric Fisher.

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Vasu Kulkarni, partner with Courtside Ventures, a New York-based venture capital firm. Eric and Chris also discuss the implications of Fanatics’ dramatic entry into the sports trading card market, the new alliance between the Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, and Pac-12 Conferences; and the arrival of the 2021 US Open in tennis.

New working relationship to involve scheduling, collaboration on numerous core issues

Trio of Power Five conferences explore partnership based in part on scheduling