Rumor down at the faculty club is that the PAC-12 board, which is chaired by President Schill as of July 1, will meet this Friday to discuss what to do about football. The Ivy League has already postponed or maybe cancelled it, that news is here.
Meanwhile USA Today reports that Learfield IMG College, the multimedia conglomerate that controls the marketing and sponsorship rights for the Ducks and many other universities has started delaying payments, and is threatening to activating force majeure clauses if the universities don’t renegotiate their contracts. UO’s contract with IMG, first negotiated by GC Kevin Reed in 2016, has such a clause.
And, since there’s an MOU between the Ducks and the Academic side sharing these revenues, this could cost us all: