December 12th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

ESPN and the American Athletic Conference are in the process of renegotiating the terms of their recently minted 12-year, $1 Billion media rights deal to account for UConn’s impending departure for the Big East Conference. Nick Dawson, VP of programming and acquisitions at ESPN, said the network is working with AAC Commissioner Mike Aresco and his team to address UConn’s looming exit via a process outlined in the contract announced in March. “Obviously for us, we did the deal with UConn as part of the conference. That was our preference — that UConn would be there,” Dawson said. – Alex Silverman, Morning Consult, Read More

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