Big Ten Sources: Rutgers, Big Ten look like a match

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The consensus among Big Ten sources, officials from other conferences and TV executives is that Rutgers offers the best package. Missouri is second and Pittsburgh third.

Why Rutgers? It doesn’t hurt that the New Brunswick, N.J., campus is less than 40 miles from midtown Manhattan. Or that the state of New Jersey alone would be the nation’s fourth-largest television market — after New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.

Full story: Rutgers, Big Ten look like a match–Chicago Tribune–via The Big Lead