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Bowl Championship Series

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    Has the Manti Te'o Story Run its Course? Not by a Long Shot

    You know the state of sports journalism has turned to shit when the toughest interrogators on sports hottest issues are Oprah Winfrey and Katei Couric. Thursday afternoon Couric finally asked Manti Te'o the question that every sportswriter in the country has talked around: "Are you gay?" "No," Te' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Alabama vs. Notre Dame: Will It Even Be Close?

    The highest rated college football game to date was the January 2, 1987 Fiesta Bowl between Miami and Penn State. Tonight's BCS championship game between No. 1-ranked Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama should blow the Nielsens for that one away. These are, after all, the two most successful college footba ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2011

    Bowling for Chumps

    How insiders use the college bowl system to loot American universities

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    If Auburn Wins Tonight, Its Title May Be Short-Lived

    ​If the Bowl Championship Series has accomplished nothing else - and most critics would argue that it hasn't - it has at least made the final title game into a national story as no college game, not even the Rose Bowl at the height of its glory - did before it. That makes tonight's title gam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Why Doesn't Cameron Newton Have a Lock on the Heisman?

    ​There probably hasn't been a Heisman candidate this decade with such strong credentials for the title of Outstanding College Football Player in The Nation as Auburn quarterback Cameron Newton. Newton's numbers are phenomenal: as a passer. 123 completions in 185 attempts for 1890 yards (a 10.3 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Jockbeat: Tonight's BCS Championship Should Be A Lopsided Affair

    ​If you're a fan of any college football team except the Alabama Crimson Tide, tonight should be a good time to catch up on the holiday movies. In the Bowl Championship Series national title game in Pasadena, the number one-ranked Tide is favored over the number two-ranked Texas Longhorms by 3 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2010

    Fox, Time-Warner Make Short-Term Deal; Corporate Bowl Games Not Blacked Out

    ​Huzzah! Fox and Time Warner, who had been locked in a death struggle over broadcast fees that threatened to black out Fox programming on the cable provider, have agreed to keep the argument going for some days. This means you'll be able to watch your bowl games -- including the (AT&T) Cotton ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Jockbeat: Lord Help Tim Tebow

    Florida's Tim Tebow is the best college quarterback I've ever seen.  Not the best looking, the smoothest or the most classic, but the best, as in the one I want to quarterback for my team in the big game. His performance in Thursday night's 24-14 victory over Oklahoma in the BCS national champi ... More >>

  • News

    December 24, 2002

    The BCS Mess

    Our Guide to the Bowl Championship Series

  • News

    December 11, 2001
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