That line is there to help the conference if a school leaves and say, for instance, the TV deal drops by 20%. I think there is definitely a case to be made that CU and NU withdrawing does NOT result in a financial hardship for the remaining members. A. Even with the original TV deal, the money, I believe would have stayed the same, the remaining schools would have divvied up the additional revenue. B. The news of the new TV deal makes it very difficult for anyone to say that CU and NU leaving results in financial hardship for the remaining members.