Mountain West Conference, ESPN close to completing seven-year television deal

ESPN and the Mountain West Conference are close to a seven-year TV deal, ESPN reported Friday.

Each year, the network would broadcast up to 25 men’s basketball games and 22 football games, including all six Boise State home games. The conference hasn’t struck a deal to televise its new football championship.

The Mountain West has an existing deal with CBS Sports Network. The two deals combined would bring the conference about $116 million or about $18 million a year, ESPN reported.


Rules for posting comments

Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Stephens Media LLC or this newspaper. This is a public forum. Read our guidelines for posting. If you believe that a commenter has not followed these guidelines, please click the FLAG icon next to the comment.


Due to an increase in uncivil behavior and dialogue the Review-Journal has temporarily disabled the comment boards. The Review-Journal will use the time to evaluate the effectiveness of the comment boards and find an appropriate time to reintroduce them to