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Big 12 Conference Leaders Set To Make Decision On Expansion By The End Of Summer

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Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby wants conference leaders to make decisions one way or the other on the lingering topics of expansion, a football championship game and a league network by the end of the summer.

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Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby wants conference leaders to make decisions one way or the other on the lingering topics of expansion, a football championship game and a league network by the end of the summer. Referencing "a couple hundred pages of fairly dense data," Bowlsby says conference expansion will sit atop the summer reading list of Big 12 decision-makers. The data that will be presented to Big 12 administrators claims the Big 12 could earn at least an addition $1 billion over the length of its remaining TV rights contract if it were to expand.

Expansion talks have grabbed headlines for much of the offseason with several candidates throwing their names into the ring. Jason Williams of the Cincinnati Enquirer takes a closer look at some of the Big 12 hopefuls in comparison to the University of Cincinnati.

Speaking of expansion candidates, Bring On The Cats is still in EXPANSIONPALOOZA mode and are making the case for adding Texas State. Your task: decide if Jon is just playing dumb today.

Ken Starr sat down for an exclusive interview with Outside the Lines. ESPN Reporter Paula Lavigne, Deadspin writer Diana Moskovitz and a former Baylor student who says she was raped by a football player react to the Ken Starr interview.

The long tradition of ABC televising the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners in the Red River Showdown will end this year, as the game will air on FS1 in 2016. There is not yet a kickoff time set for the game, but the two teams traditionally face off in the 12PM slot.

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