Big Ten Network, STATS LLC ink long-term deal

STATS LLC completed a long-term agreement to incorporate STATS

content, research and production resources into the Big Ten Network
broadcasts and web site. The partnership began with the launch of the
Big Ten Network in August 2007.

“Today ’s sports
culture is built around fans being able to receive information that can
give perspective and analysis before, during and after the game. STATS
is the industry leader in sports statistics and has a proven track
record in providing the type of relevant and timely data that our
viewers want, ” said Leon Schweir, Big Ten
Network Executive Producer and Vice President for Production.

“We ’re very proud to
have been a part of the Big Ten Network ’s
successful debut season. The Big Ten Network is setting a new standard
in collegiate programming and we believe STATS ’
data, content and analysis will be a strong part of their product for
years to come, ” said Steve Byrd, STATS ’
Executive Vice President.

The Big Ten Network ’s web site,,
utilizes STATS ’ in-depth collegiate content
including player and team stats, leader boards, in-progress play-by-play
and scores. In addition, STATS provides Associated Press news, headlines
and photos.

STATS is also the Big Ten Network ’s exclusive
statistical provider for its game telecasts and studio shows. STATS ’
comprehensive broadcast support includes both traditional pre-game
statistical packages for graphics as well as real-time score updates
from around the country. Big Ten Network will also utilize STATS ’
industry renowned web-based statistics tool, STATS Pass ,
along with its celebrated game notes and immediate access to its expert
research staff.

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