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Pac-12's Larry Scott preaches patience for conference's TV networks
Pac-12's Larry Scott preaches patience for conference's TV networks

The grin on Larry Scott's face seems hard to explain. The commissioner of the Pac-12 Conference has come to talk television and, right off the bat, he must concede that not all the news is good. Entering their third year, his Pac-12 Networks still don't have a distribution deal with DirecTV, meaning that millions of fans won't get a full schedule of conference football games this fall. The national network and its six regional channels also trail their Big Ten Conference counterpart in terms of subscribers, and could be light-years behind the Southeastern Conference, which launches its network in mid-August amid projections of record viewership and revenues. So why...

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