James Delany

James Delany

James Edward "Jim" Delany is the current commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, a role in which he has served since 1989. He is regarded among college athletics as being influential in the creation of the Bowl Championship Series and its maintenance. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
James Delany has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 House Committee as a Commissioner. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2005 with an average of 103 views per program.

Appearances by Title:c. May 22, 1997 - Present Commissioner, Big Ten Athletic Conference Videos: 3

Previously

Commissioner c. January 1, 1979 - c. January 1, 1989 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • College Bowl Selection Process

    College Bowl Selection Process

    A hearing, titled “Determining a Champion on the Field: A Comprehensive Review of the BCS and Postseason College Football,” was held to examine college…

  • Business Competition in College Athletics

    Business Competition in College Athletics

    The witnesses testified about NCAA bowl championship series. The committee is examining whether these series have anti-trust…

  • College Football Bowl Alliance Part 2

    College Football Bowl Alliance Part 2

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from several senators and representatives of athletic conferences concerning the…

  • NCAA Television Contracts

    NCAA Television Contracts

    Witnesses testified on the effects of the Supreme Court decision to end the NCAA controlled football television contracts.

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