Diminished Big East agrees to long-term pact with ESPN

02/24/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The · Adweek

The Big East, its fortunes diminished due to a realignment that saw the exit of several of its marquee teams, has reached a new seven-year pact with ESPN to show football and men's basketball games. The deal reportedly will pay the Big East $130 million over seven years, compared with an offer in 2011 turned down by the league that was said to be worth as much as $150 million annually for nine years.

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