In about 10 days, the nation’s college sports media will descend on Chicago for the Big Ten’s football media days. No doubt the focus of attention will be on the league’s 12th member, Nebraska, and on the commissioner’s podium.
What is Jim Delany, widely considered the most powerful man in college football, thinking about his continuing quest to make the Big Ten a league of its own? How about making it in the Big Apple?
The Big Ten commissioner, a South Orange native and North Carolina graduate, knows full well the value of the D.C.-to-Boston corridor, whose epicenter is New York.