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Big earnings for power conferences

Updated: December 11, 2012, 2:58 PM ET
By Brett McMurphy | ESPN

NEW YORK -- The financial gap between college football's haves and have-nots is about to grow even larger.

During the 12-year contract for college football's new playoff format, the nation's five power conferences (SEC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and ACC) will earn an average of nearly $75 million more per year than the smaller leagues known as the "group of five."

From 2014 to 2025, the SEC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and ACC will earn an average of at least $91 million annually, sources ...

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