Vikings COO named Big Ten commissioner
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The Big Ten Conference introduced Minnesota Vikings chief operating officer Kevin Warren as its next commissioner at a news conference on Tuesday.

Warren becomes the first African-American commissioner of a Power 5 Conference.

He'll begin his new role on Sept. 16 and transition under current Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany, who's retiring in March 2020.

Vikings COO named Big Ten commissioner
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