Jim Delany Archive

Big Ten confirms new TV deals with Fox, ESPN, CBS and BTN

As initially reported in June of 2016 by John Ourand of Sports Business Journal, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany confirmed the league’s new six-year television deal with Fox, ESPN and CBS on Monday. In addition, Delany also announced that the ...

Around the Hall: Draft combine recap, search firm cost and more

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall staff. OG Anunoby’s stock is on the rise, according to Rick Bozich of WDRB.com: OG ANUNOBY, Indiana: STOCK UP Anunoby father, OG, told me last fall that his son ...

Jim Delany on Big Ten: “We’re as comfortable as we could be.”

The Quad: Big Ten Commissioner Says No Change Is Imminent “Our position is our position,” Delany said. “I don’t think that moves in the SEC or the A.C.C. or Pac-10 or Big 12, haven’t, to date, created an environment that ...

An expansion manifesto after midnight

PARK RIDGE, Ill. — Noted political scientist Thomas Hobbes once wrote that man, in his basest state of nature, lives a life that is “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.” As a distant observer-turned-one-time insider, this is the best way ...