Student Well-Being

Big 12 TV Networks Delay High School Sports Broadcasts

By Bryan Toporek — August 03, 2011 1 min read
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The Big 12’s athletic directors have put a minimum one-year moratorium on using any university-branded media platform to broadcast any sort of high school athletic footage.

Only last week, I told you that the University of Texas had been causing a bit of an uproar over in the Big 12 conference with its newly formed 24/7 Longhorn Network.

See, originally, the plan was that the network would occasionally televise high school football games in addition to all kinds of University of Texas athletic programming. But, after the network’s vice president of programming suggested to an Austin radio station in early June that it just

A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.