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The Big 12 and the economics of realignment

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(Read caption) A Big 12 sign is outside the headquarters in Irving, Texas, on June 14. Regents at Texas, Texas Tech, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State have scheduled meetings Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss conference allegiances.

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A few days back Phil provided a synopsis of the maneuvers behind the impending break-up of the Big 12 with Brad commenting yesterday on the first move in this play. There are way too many angles, rumors, and possible permutations to analyze this whole process in the length of a typical TSE post, so I’ll just stick to a few observations that may or may not connect with each other.

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