Big Ten, Nebraska make for strange business bedfellows
by Mitch Albom
Listen. If this wasn’t about TV money, why go through this upheaval? If this wasn’t about adding a championship game so that you can bring in — ta-da — even more money, why worry about having 12 teams (the NCAA requirement for a football title game)? If this wasn’t about football and basketball and their huge payouts, why else would it matter? Do you really think the swim team wants to travel an extra 500 miles to jump in a pool?