Conference Commissioners Pay Football

FILE - This July 27, 2010, file photo shows Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe addressing the media during a news conference at the Big 12 Football Media Day, in Irving, Texas.  An Associated Press analysis of tax records shows that four of college football's six powerhouse conferences that form the core of the BCS paid their top executives $1 million or more. In 2009, the most recent for which records are available, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany is the highest paid at $1.6 million. He is followed by Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford ($1.1 million), Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive ($1 million) and Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe ($997,000). (AP Photo/Cody Duty) ORG XMIT: NY165
FILE - This July 27, 2010, file photo shows Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe addressing the media during a news conference at the Big 12 Football Media Day, in Irving, Texas. An Associated Press analysis of tax records shows that four of college football's six powerhouse conferences that form the core of the BCS paid their top executives $1 million or more. In 2009, the most recent for which records are available, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany is the highest paid at $1.6 million. He is followed by Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford ($1.1 million), Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive ($1 million) and Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe ($997,000). (AP Photo/Cody Duty) ORG XMIT: NY165

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