Sports Lawyer and Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren Is Being Pursued by Bears
The Chicago Bears are reportedly exploring the idea of offering its vacant president position to sports Lawyer Kevin Warren, who also happens to be the Commissioner of the Big Ten Conference.
Addressing the speculation, the conference issued the following statement about Warren, who was previously the Chief Operating Officer of the Minnesota Vikings:
“Over the course of three decades in professional and collegiate sports, Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren regularly receives unique opportunities and requests for his expertise from leaders across a variety of industries ranging from professional sports ownership groups to private equity firms. The Commissioner utilizes each occurrence to listen, learn and assist every stakeholder in the most appropriate and effective manner. The Commissioner remains focused on the Big Ten Conference, its 14 member institutions and over 10,000 student-athletes in both regular season and postseason play.”