Big Ten takes a look in the mirror

Originally Published: August 13, 2013
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com

Jim Delany spent last week visiting six Big Ten campuses, a mini tour that simply reinforced what the commissioner already assumed about the league.

He saw large, iconic stadiums built in the 20th century modernized for the 21st-century fan. He saw top-of-the-line practice facilities, training tables, academic support programs and local branding efforts, including the can't-miss markings of social media. He saw the upshot of a league delivering its schools record revenue shares, ...

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