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The Expansion Project: Act II – Defining the Field

Defining the Field Act II - Part 1 The past ten articles allowed us to layout all of the aspects that define how expansion occurs within...

The Expansion Project – Financial Support

Financial Support Part 10 When comparing university athletic departments, few demarcation points are as cut and dry as the financial support that they receive.  It is also...

The Expansion Project – Structure

Structure Part 9   I would imagine terabytes of memory on the internet are dedicated to ignoring reality and making the entire world of NCAA sports boil down...

The Expansion Project – Desire

Desire Part 8   Of all of the factors that we need to consider when evaluating expansion candidates none is more important than desire.   In short, if you...

The Expansion Project – Location

Location Part 7 As the old real estate mantra goes when describing the most valuable properties, it comes down to location, location, location.   However, no single aspect...

Why Custom Fios Matters for ESPN

Why Custom Fios Matters to ESPN How We Got Here Since the dawn of the television era, content providers and distributors have not only worked together...

The Expansion Project – Media Contracts

Media Contracts Part 6 Buyouts bind schools to conferences.   Grant of Rights bind inventory to media contracts.  So, at the end of the day, what we need...

The Expansion Project – Grant of Rights

Grant of Rights Part 5 I’m not a media lawyer, but I’ve talked to a few and what I can tell you about a Grant of Rights...

The Expansion Project – Buyouts & Buy-ins

Buyouts and Buy-ins Part 4 The long and short with buyouts is that they are monetary compensation for the conference due to the trouble it has...

The Expansion Project – Brand and Culture

Brand and Culture Part 3 At this point the joke is old.  There are fourteen teams in the Big Ten and ten teams in the Big 12. ...

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