Tag: BCS

Joe Barton Strikes Again…Shaking down the BCS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One of the most powerful advocates of a college football playoff system believes the Big 12’s brush with death might eventually help doom the BCS. It’s not going to happen right away, said Texas Rep. Joe Barton. But the promise of renewed television riches that persuaded...

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Congress Do Your Job…Not College Football

Subcommittee OKs college playoff bill Associated Press WASHINGTON — A House subcommittee approved legislation Wednesday aimed at forcing college football to switch to a playoff system to determine a national champion, over the objections of some lawmakers who said Congress had more pressing matters on its plate. The bill, which...

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