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Big 12 warns of losing 50% of TV value following UT/OU exit

AUSTIN, Texas — (AP) — The Big 12 Conference could see the value of its television deal cut in half once Texas and Oklahoma bolt for the Southeastern Conference, Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday at a hearing of Texas lawmakers. A committee of Texas senators heard testimony from...
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University of Texas cancels freshmen orientation due to COVID-19

AUSTIN — Due to the rapidly rising number of COVID-19 cases in the Austin area, the University of Texas announced on Saturday that all four sessions of “Camp Texas” have been canceled. The decision was partly based on the fact that Camp Buckner, the location where “Camp Texas” is held,...
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University of Texas president defends decision to join SEC as lawmakers criticize timing and impact on other schools

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. University of Texas at Austin President Jay Hartzell on Monday publicly defended the school’s decision to leave the Big 12 for the Southeastern Conference along with the University of Oklahoma in 2025 and denied Texas lawmakers’ claims that the school violated Big 12 bylaws in doing so.
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TX lawmakers meeting to discuss impact of UT to SEC

AUSTIN, Texas — Despite the University of Texas leaving the Big 12 athletic conference for the SEC being just about a done deal, state lawmakers held a special committee hearing Monday to discuss the economic impact of the move in addition to two bills that have been filed as a "Hail Mary" to block the conference realignment.