Big Ten Conference

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

Veteran college sports administrator aiding data and analytics company

Legendary coach cites extensive impacts of ongoing pandemic

Prominent college rivalry game called off for 2020 due to pandemic

After five weeks, Power Five conference reverses course on 2020 season

Power Five conference nearing abrupt reversal of 2020 fall sports cancellation

US President seeks to have Power Five conference reverse prior suspension

2019 Heisman Trophy finalist is vocal in push to play this year

The Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences have both voted to postpone all fall sports seasons, including college football, in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic, with hopes of playing in spring 2021

The 2020 college football season appears on the brink of being shut down in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic following a series of meetings between leading conference commissioners at the weekend

Months after Covid-19 wiped out the entire spring season in US college sports, still-growing virus case rates now imperil the fall season and escalate economic tension around the country

Power Five conference's decision described as "the tip of the iceberg"

Longtime Minnesota Vikings executive Kevin Warren becomes the first African-American to lead a Power Five college conference

Jim Delany, commissioner of the Big Ten Conference – the oldest division one collegiate athletic conference in the US – will retire when his current contract expires in June 2020.