The Pac-12 conference has announced a “landmark media rights deal” with ESPN and Fox Sports Group. The conference also announced the creation of Pac-12 Media Enterprises, which will own the Pac-12 Network, the Pac-12 Digital Network, and Pac-12 Properties.
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott called this a “landmark deal” because the “Pac-12’s member institutions would, for the first time ever, share equally in the revenue from the new arrangement, and that the equal revenue distribution would start immediately when the deal goes into effect in 2012.” Read Full Story »
The USC Trojans at the Colorado Buffaloes football game has been moved back one day to Friday, November 4, ESPN announced today. The game will be televised by ESPN2 at 7:00 p.m. MT (6:00 p.m. PT).
This will be USC’s first trip to Boulder since a non-conference game in 2002. The Trojans lead the overall series against the Buffaloes 5-0. Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars have agreed to play in the 2011 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl if they do not receive a BCS bid, the school announced today.
The game is scheduled for Friday, December 30 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, Texas at 11:00 a.m. CT (ESPN). BYU will face a team from Conference USA. Read Full Story »
The Iowa State Cyclones have announced their 2011 football schedule, which includes games against Iowa, Connecticut, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas A&M.
Iowa State opens the 2011 season at home on September 3 against Northern Iowa. Two tough non-conference games follow with Iowa at home on September 10 and a trip to Connecticut on September 17. Read Full Story »
The Baylor Bears have announced their 2011 football schedule, which includes games against TCU, Missouri, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas A&M and Texas Tech.
Baylor opens the 2011 season at home on Friday, September 2 against the TCU Horned Frogs (7:00 p.m. CT – ESPN). Following an open date, the Bears host non-conference games against Stephen F. Austin (09/17) and Rice (09/24). Read Full Story »
The Ole Miss Rebels have made several changes to their future football schedules, ClarionLedger.com has reported.
Ole Miss was scheduled to play at UAB on September 8, 2012, but will now make the trip to Birmingham on September 3, 2016. In place of the UAB game in 2012, the Rebels will now host the UTEP Miners. Read Full Story »
The Texas Tech Red Raiders have announced their 2011 football schedule, which features games against Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas A&M.
Texas Tech opens the 2011 season with a non-conference home game on September 3 against the Texas State Bobcats. After an open date, the Red Raiders travel to face the New Mexico Lobos on September 17 and then host the Nevada Wolf Pack on September 24. Read Full Story »
The Northwestern Wildcats and the Stanford Cardinal have scheduled a 4-game home-and-home football series beginning in 2019, Northwestern announced today.
Stanford will travel to face Northwestern at Ryan Field in Evanston on September 14, 2019. The Cardinal will host the Wildcats at Stanford Stadium in Pal Alto on September 19, 2020. Read Full Story »
With the release of the 2011 NFL Football Schedules yesterday, ESPN’s 2011 Monday Night Football Schedule is set. Monday Night Football will kick off on September 12 with a doubleheader featuring the New England Patriots at the Miami Dolphins and the Oakland Raiders at the Denver Broncos.
The Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers will host the Minnesota Vikings on November 14. Super Bowl runner-up Pittsburgh travels to face San Francisco on December 19. Read Full Story »
The NFL Network has announced their 2011 Thursday Night Football Schedule. The slate features eight games beginning on Thursday, November 10 with Oakland visiting San Diego.
There is one Saturday game included in the release. That game features Dallas traveling to face Tampa Bay on December 17. Read Full Story »