Big 12, Fox Sports agree to TV deal
Just 10 months ago, they feared being turned into intercollegiate orphans -- castouts who were unwanted by any major conference.
Now, thanks to a rich, new cable TV deal, Kansas, Kansas State and the rest of what came to be known as the "Forgotten Five" are sitting pretty. Their future as major players in big-time college sports seems assured.
"We've certainly had our ups and downs and there were a lot of hypothetical scenarios," Kansas State athletic director John Currie said.
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