Money and lot's of it is coming Utah's way. The Pac-12 has reached a 12-year television deal with ESPN and Fox that will net the conference $2.7 billion over 12 years. The deal, which is expected to be announced as early as tomorrow, will give the league more than $225 million per year for football, basketball and Olympic sports rights. The Utes will work into a full share over three years, eventually netting nearly $19 million on an annual basis.67 comments on this story
— Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News breaks down the TV deal.
— Bud Withers of the Seattle Times is reporting that the official announcement of the TV deal is expected to come at the conference's spring meetings.
— The Portland Trail Blazers aren't saying whether they will exercise a team option to bring Andre Miller back next season.
— And finally, a Kansas City Chiefs blogger wonders if anyone from the NFL saw the Utes play last season. He mentions Shaky Smithson, Zane Taylor and Sealver Siliga as pro prospects.