The California Golden Blogs covers Pac-10 Media Day. What will Larry Scott and Jeff Tedford say?
Larry Scott's marketing plan kicks off in a big way. Welcome to the New Pac-10. I feel like it's time to conquer something now. (HT SierraBear) Here is the football video. Here's an abbreviated version of the video you've seen above.
The Pac-10 as we know it will be entering its final season in 2010; Utah will be joining in the 2011-12 season, and Colorado is likely to follow. No decisions have been made yet on a conference championship game or divisional alignment.
Rivals writer Chip Brown claims Larry Scott and the Pac-10 dropped the ball at the last second. Is this the Texas Longhorns athletic department spinning the story to their benefit?
The University of Texas has declined an invitation to the Pac-10 conference, ending the dream of a sixteen team western super conference that would've lorded over college sports.
A TV network has stepped into the college sports expansion debate to end the Pac-16 talks by giving Texas, Oklahoma, and the rest of the recently-departing Big 12 schools whatever they want to preserve their monopoly over college sports.