The power of television could again be demonstrated when the Big 12 Presidents meet in two weeks to discuss the topic of conference expansion.

According to sources familiar with the process, the Big 12’s television partners– ESPN and Fox–are urging the Big 12 to NOT expand, a stance that they have maintained since the topic of the Big 12 increasing from 10 to 12 or even 14 schools was first seriously discussed several months ago. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.