The University of Texas and The University of Oklahoma recently announced that they would soon be leaving the Big 12 Conference to join the Southeastern Conference. Without Texas and OU, the rest of the conference is undoubtedly facing smaller television deals, lower attendance, and other negative consequences. The result would be reductions in athletic revenue, tourism, and economic benefits for affected communities.
Dr. Perryman criticizes the current practices and why they create difficulties in governmental structure as well as the economy.
Dr. Perryman breaks down responses from a recent poll and some factors that contribute to a surprising result.