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Conference Chaos Becomes Conference Calm

Mack Brown

After weeks of speculation, potential deal-making and rumor mongering it now appears that the radical reorganization of major college football will turn out to be, as Mr. Shakespeare put it, much ado about nothing. And no one is quite sure how that happened.

The real mystery in this is where did Big 12 Commissioner Dan Beebe find all that money he promised to Texas, Texas A&M and Oklahoma to keep them from bolting to the Pac-10 and/or SEC? Did Fox pony up so it can remain a player in major college football? Is it just wishful thinking? Whatever happened, he keeps the big dogs in his conference, for now. At least one school seems pretty pleased with... Recommended Stories

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