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An expanding pipeline

  • January 19, 2013 - 9:27 PM

AN EXPANDING PIPELINE

A look at the revenues for the Big Ten Conference and the University of Minnesota before and after the creation of the Big Ten Network, which was launched in August 2007. The network, owned jointly by the Big Ten Conference and Fox TV, provides comprehensive Big Ten sports coverage and this year is airing 900 events.

BIG TEN MONEY TO U

2000: $7.1 million

2002: $8.9 million

2004: $10.7 million

2006: $10.7 million

2008: $18.8 million

2011: $22.9 million

BIG TEN TOTAL REVENUE

2000: $85.1 million

2002: $104.6 million

2004: $124.7 million

2006: $126.9 million

2008: $217.7 million

2011: $265 million

Source: Big Ten Conference

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