Compass Media and Learfield Extend Contract
Compass Media Networks and Learfield Sports announced a multiyear extension whereby Compass Media Networks retains first right of refusal to broadcast any Learfield Sports home football and men's basketball games, retains the exclusive national radio rights to broadcast The Big Ten Football Championship Game and the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament, and will broadcast expanded coverage of regular season men's basketball and football games.
Learfield Sports is the exclusive broadcast and sports marketing partner to over 50 of the nation's leading colleges and universities including Alabama, , Boise State, Indiana University, Iowa, NC State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Oregon State, Purdue, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, University of North Carolina, Wisconsin and the Big Ten Conference. Compass Media Network CEO Peter Kosann said, "Learfield Sports has been a wonderful partner. We are honored to continue this partnership and will continue to expand the breath and depth of our coverage."