• Conference realignment: Amazon interest may affect Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 composition as talks continue
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    Conference realignment: Amazon interest may affect Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 composition as talks continue

    Amazon has emerged as a significant party in college football media rights talks and therefore may become a player in further conference realignment, CBS Sports has learned. The technology giant has been linked to all three conferences that figure to come to resolutions on conference composition in the coming months given its interest in the Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12, according to industry sources. The issue is quality of available content. While Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren remains interested in adding Pac-12 teams, his top games have already been distributed elsewhere after the league signed a new media rights deal with CBS, Fox and NBC last month. Amazon finds…

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