Colorado regents to meet to discuss Pac-12 troubles

Colorado’s board of regents will meet in a special session on Wednesday with questions about the future of the Pac-12 swirling amid its inability to secure a lucrative television rights contract.The board will meet in executive session with the agenda topic listed as “Legal advice on a specific matter — athletics update on PAC 12.”ESPN reported that the board is expected to discuss the television negotiations.The special meeting comes following a recent Yahoo report that said the Big 12 has reached out to Colorado, Utah, Arizona and Arizona State to determine their level of interest in jumping to that conference.Power-conference shuffling has been ongoing since mid-2021, when Texas and Oklahoma announced their intentions to leave the Big 12 in favor of the Southeastern Conference. The Big 12 tapped into new markets by moving to add BYU, Cincinnati, Houston and UCF.