"Schools are expected to receive anywhere from $28.5 million to $34.9 million each year under the new deal."
The company launched Scripps Sports late last year as a potential vehicle for local sports rights, with the idea that broadcasts would air on Ion.
"So nobody is walking in and watching Pac-12 Network, even if there's a pretty good game in the Pac-12. It's just not available."
In the potential deal, Apple would expect to hold the rights to all of the conference's broadcasts.
"The “Conference of Champions” finds itself negotiating a new media rights deal in a very difficult market."
“If we know anything about college sports, it’s that you can’t assume the status quo will last.”
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“We knew some other information was coming, including the announcement of Coach Prime, and why would we do a media deal before that?”
The Pac-12 would likely finalize a deal with the two partners "by the beginning of 2023", according to sources referenced by Dodds.
“Pac-12 Networks has put Pac-12 women’s basketball on the map,” VanDerveer said. “We always were good, but now people know about it.”