• Pac-12 in danger of eventual collapse as Big Ten considers further expansion, Big 12 interest looms
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    Pac-12 in danger of eventual collapse as Big Ten considers further expansion, Big 12 interest looms

    The Big Ten’s continued pursuit of four Pac-12 schools is leading to concern that another round of expansion could collapse the Pac-12, industry sources tell CBS Sports. This as Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren continues to seek an offer from Amazon, or potentially another partner, for additional Big Ten football media rights revenue. An offer deemed substantial enough would likely convince Big Ten presidents that California, Oregon, Stanford and Washington would be valuable additions to the league from the Pac-12. That figure is believed to be less than $100 million annually. If the Big Ten makes such a move, it would almost certainly increase the likelihood the Big 12 is…

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  • How College Football Playoff expansion will affect realignment, job security and the future of the sport
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    How College Football Playoff expansion will affect realignment, job security and the future of the sport

    The College Football Playoff CEOs took control. As they should. As they hadn’t to this point. In this case, the presidents and chancellors who run the game were upset with their own conference commissioners who had let the expansion process devolve into petty, territorial infighting. There was plenty of money available in the CFP, just not enough opportunity. Lots of folks talked about the nation’s second-most popular sport shrinking into regional play. The SEC has won 12 of the last 16 national championships. It sucked in the Big 12’s two best teams (Texas and Oklahoma) in what became a movement about movement. The Big Ten followed, snagging USC and UCLA…

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    Nintendo Switch Online’s N64, Genesis Expansion Is $50 A Year

    Image: Nintendo In September, Nintendo announced that it would make N64 games available as part of its Nintendo Switch Online service. At the time, Nintendo withheld the pricing info, leading some to speculate about how steep it could be. Today, we get our answer. Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack (official name) will run you $50 a year, or $80 if you opt for the family bundle. Nintendo Switch Online, which typically costs $4 a month or $20 a year, allows you to play multiplayer Switch games—like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate—with other players via the internet. What’s more, subscribers also get access to a library of more than 100 classic…

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