Even Mack Brown Hates The Longhorn Network

Fourteen months in, how's the Longhorn Network doing? The University of Texas's 20-year, $300 million partnership with ESPN nearly destroyed the Big 12 before it even launched, and while it is helping UT make up for state-funding shortfalls in academic departments, it still has a rather sizable distribution problem:… » 10/22/12 6:40pm 10/22/12 6:40pm

The Longhorn Network Launched Two Months Ago, And Still Nobody Can…

It was two months ago today that we ran a sky-is-falling story on ESPN's Longhorn Network going live without having lined up cable companies to actually broadcast the channel. We thought that was just last-minute posturing and ESPN's muscle would get the deals done before long. But here we are, halfway through the… » 10/26/11 12:25pm 10/26/11 12:25pm