And much of that television money is going into 30-second spots.
League sources estimate total television money to be about $80 million.
"We haven't agreed to anything that would treat television money differently than it is now," he said.
Through 2008, the organizing committees will receive 49 percent of the television money.
It is not so important, he said, because teams get oodles of local television money.
Some of that television money is going back into New York theater.
But I have gone out of my way in the last few years to talk about television money as a resource for colleges.
He said about 30 percent of his operating budget comes from television money.
And those other teams, from the small markets where the streets aren't paved with television money, are taking note.
The 30-year-old Tyson is guaranteed $25 million plus television money.