Death to the BCS: Totally Revised and Updated: The Definitive Case Against the Bowl Championship Series
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Death to the BCS: Totally Revised and Updated: The Definitive Case Against the Bowl Championship Series

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With all-new reporting, a completely revised and updated second edition of the bestseller that takes down the Great Satan of college sports: the Bowl Championship Series (BCS).
Every college sport picks its champion by a postseason tournament, except for one: Divsiion I-A football. Instead of a tournament, fans are subjected to the Bowl Championship Series, an arcane mix o...more
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Published October 1st 2011 by Gotham Books
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Apr 23, 2012 Brendan rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: College football fans
Recommended to Brendan by: Stewart Mandel on CNNSI.com
Death to the BCS is an eye-opening explanation of exactly why the almost universally-reviled BCS has remained in place, namely, the greed of a handful of bowl executives and conference presidents who have conspired to keep it. It breaks down how ostensibly non-profit bowls profit handsomely at the expense of the colleges that participate in them and fans of the sport, while also debunking straw man arguments made by what the book calls "The Cartel" to justify the BCS.

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