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University of Maryland looks to the future with Big Ten move

Reporter- Baltimore Business Journal

Win, lose or draw, it’s all in where you play the game.

For the University of Maryland, College Park, that meant packing its bags at its 60-year home in the Atlantic Coast Conference and heading to the Big Ten Conference.

The Terps officially joined the Big Ten on July 1, a move that gives the university access to academic resources in the 14-school conference and plenty of coverage on the lucrative Big Ten Network. Each Big Ten school receives more than $25 million annually in payouts from broadcast contracts, so tapping into the conference’s revenue stream ensures the …

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