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BornToBeRed said: WPS, just a head's up. We might be the most family-friendly board on the network, so take it easy on your normal wps-ness.
Fuk a conference, why be tied down when you can have complete control.
Unless the regions fans start losing their teeth, growing back hair and watching cars go round a track to the left, I don't care how much money you spend it won't buy the passion.
Huddles are for rookies.
It's all about plastics here in B1G country.
The poster should have been asked if it was a coincidence that the Big Ten being down for 2 decades coincided with the "rise" of Wisky football.
Things are about to get real in the Big Ten. And by real I mean, the powers are about to take over the conference yet again and distance themselves from the pack. OSU and Michigan will do it right away. It will take some time after the sanctions for PSU, but we will be there as well. Nebraska is going to start taping that new MD/NJ recruiting grounds. Wisky is going to go back to being mediocre-to-irrelavant. Money isn't going to save them.
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at everything about this. Never seen that dude on the home board. I'll keep my mouth shut until I see who we hire but I would imagine Wisconsin is here to stay for a little bit. Also willing and able to eat crow for ever sticking up for that fat turd.
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If God dwells inside us, like some people say, I sure hope He likes enchiladas, because that's what He's getting
"We want no part of the SEC, we don't want to be anything like them." -arkansas coach
Not mad at all u?
This post was edited by jmsmooth33 16 months ago
Even if the B1G gets a HUGE deal, what's to say that the SEC won't match and exceed that once they have their TV network in place? Go ahead and set the bar high at what the minimum the SEC can demand will be. Never poke a man with a bigger stick? Get real. Challenge the SEC at football and you'll see who ends up on top.
It has to do with population not passion.
It doesn't matter if people in NYC or DC ever watch a B1G game. They'll still be paying for the network.
The deals will probably be similar because of the addition of Texas / St. Louis markets for the SEC.
I would assume def Philadelphia would get it as well, I live 2 hours away from phila and I get it..
Dude, if you place the best hamburger joint in America in the desert, it's not going to get a lot of customers even if their burgers are the best.
I don't think y'all get that
Population and markets aren't everything since the brands of the B1G and SEC are national brands.
But yes the the SEC could get the same type money as the B1G gets, perhaps even more. The SEC network wouldn't just be available in the St. Louis market in Missouri, or the Gainesville market in Florida or the Tuscaloosa and Auburn markets in Alabama, etc.. It'd be available in all of Missouri, Florida, and Alabama and in all the states of the SEC schools since these are state schools. If you are going strictly by population then SEC still has the B1G beat:
B1G School States:
New Jersey 8,821,155
SEC School States:
South Carolina 4,679,230
This post was edited by SkullyMaroo 16 months ago
I think you are in for a sad reality check. The SEC did a poor job with leveraging their power and it will be a decade before they can renegotiate for serious cash. Adding 2 more teams will mean another "look in" from ESPN, but they are not going to throw an extra $20 million per team per year. With 16 teams that would be a $320 million, per year increase which over 15 year would mean that the increase alone would be worth about 150% more than the current contracts with CBS and ESPN. Good luck getting that
You forgot New York.
NYC has 8.4 million people alone. The entire state of New York has about 19.5 million.
That may be included in the BTN (NYC most certainly will be).
This post was edited by devidee 16 months ago
What conference school is in New York again?...
If you re-read my post, I was posting the population of the states from which teams reside. I was not getting into additional markets that could be captured. Rutgers is in New Jersey, not New York, so I didn't include New York.
You forgot to add the NYC and the DC areas to the Big Ten. And get ready, because we are likely to add Georgia and either VA or NC to the mix.
You should have because northern NJ shares the NYC TV market. So effectively, NYC is in the Big Ten's footprint. Same thing with MD and DC.
The NYC market will be included. It doesn't matter if you included it or not.
How is what I posted untruthful though? I posted the population of the states in which teams reside. Like I said, I wasn't getting into markets. It's widely known Rutgers was valued for the NYC market. I'm not saying they don't bring that with them.
So then what value is your post? None.
The SEC will add two more teams before finalizing anything. When it's all said and done, the SEC will have a 15 year deal worth around 35 million per team.
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