Big Ten stunner: USC, UCLA join in seismic shift for college sports

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Travelers waited in the ticketing line at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in May.
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Travelers waited in the ticketing line at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in May.

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