Football/basketball: Reports suggest Pac-10 is ready to become the Pac-16

The  Los Angeles Times and ESPN.com both are reporting this hour that the Pac-10 is close to extending offers to six Big 12 schools — Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Colorado, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State — to create the Pac-16 (or whatever new name might be developed).

ESPN quoted a source saying Colorado already has an invite from the Pac-10.

Jeff Faraudo