Big 12, Fox Sports reach TV agreement - KMOV.com

Big 12, Fox Sports reach TV agreement

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Missouri tight end Michael Egnew, left, is tackled by Iowa linebacker James Morris, right, during the third quarter of the Insight Bowl NCAA college football game Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Paul Connors) By Paul Connors Missouri tight end Michael Egnew, left, is tackled by Iowa linebacker James Morris, right, during the third quarter of the Insight Bowl NCAA college football game Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Paul Connors) By Paul Connors

The Big 12 Conference and Fox Sports have reached a 13-year agreement for cable television rights to 40 football games a season in addition to other events.

Financial details were not announced in a Big 12 news release. Sports Business Journal has reported that the contract will pay the conference $90 million a year.

The contract starts with the 2012 football season.

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