DirecTV to pass on carrying Pac-12 sports channels

DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV)  is going to pass on picking up Pac-12 Networks sports channels this season. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said during media day Friday that the satellite broadcaster is not going to broadcast the network, which provides coverage of the conference's sports. Pac-12 Networks has said it wants its content distributed widely and not on a specialty tier, which is where DirecTV wants it to be. Article

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