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BCS is done: University presidents approve college football playoff

June 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON Playoffs and tournaments long have determined champions of every college sport from baseball to bowling. Continue Reading

Presidents approve college football playoff

June 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Playoffs and tournaments long have determined champions of every college sport from baseball to bowling.
The exception was major college football.
That ended Tuesday. Come 2014, the BCS is dead. Continue Reading

College Football: BCS commissioners back plan for playoff

June 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The BCS commissioners are backing a playoff plan with the sites for the national semifinals rotating among the major bowl games and a selection committee picking the teams Continue Reading

BCS commissioners settle on playoff plan

June 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

CHICAGO The BCS commissioners are backing a playoff plan with the sites for the national semifinals rotating among the major bowl games and a selection committee picking the teams. Continue Reading

BCS has opening to make real changes

February 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

College football may finally get a playoff system of sorts, if the rumblings out of the Big Ten this week are any indication of the current thought process Continue Reading

Lose the game, win a title?

January 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Picture this: A nail-biter of a Bowl Championship Series title game next Monday night comes down to a long field goal attempt by Alabama’s Cade Foster. The snap is down, the kick is away and it’s … good! Continue Reading

LSU and Alabama will play in BCS national championship game

December 4, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Play it again, LSU and Alabama. The Crimson Tide edged out Oklahoma State in the final round of voting Sunday and will play the top-ranked Tigers in the BCS national championship game on Jan. 9 in New Orleans. Continue Reading

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: LSU, Alabama on track for title showdown

November 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Only a major upset or a dramatic shift by voters can prevent a rematch between LSU and Alabama in the BCS national championship game. Continue Reading

Occupy the BCS! Could this be the season?

October 24, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Shenanigans are nothing new with the Bowl Championships Series.
It’s the reason the cartel was created in the first place, to make sure the stars align in the postseason exactly the way the major conference commissioners and their pals at the big bowl committees and TV networks desire. Or at the very least, as analyst Bill James put it a short while ago, “to create some gobbledygook math to endorse” their version of that universe. Continue Reading

LSU, Alabama 1-2 in first BCS

October 17, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

LSU, Alabama, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State hold the top four spots in the first BCS standings, setting up two potentially huge conference games that could determine which teams play for the national title. Continue Reading