Bowl Championship Series
Bowl games paid more than a half billion dollars to college football conferences and schools last season, an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series.
Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?
The college football playoff system will be televised on ESPN for 12 years once it starts after the 2014 season.
BCS leaders finally are starting to get into some specifics in their discussions about possible — maybe even likely — changes in college football’s postseason and how to determine a champion.
The Bowl Championship Series as college football fans have come to know it is going away. Over the next six months, the people who oversee the much-maligned postseason system will talk about how to deconstruct the system for crowning a national champion.
The Poinsettia Bowl between No. 16 TCU and Louisiana Tech isn’t merely a matchup of teams happy to be in a postseason game.
Baylor’s Robert Griffin did more than just knock Oklahoma out of the national championship chase with his latest record-setting performance.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he has received “great feedback” from conference commissioners and athletic directors about his plan for a college football playoff system that the NCAA will vote on in January.
The Fiesta Bowl will be allowed to remain part of the Bowl Championship Series, though it must pay a $1 million fine for apparent illegal campaign contributions and inappropriate spending.
The BCS could soon boot the Fiesta Bowl out of the system college football used to crown a champion, leaving other bowls, like the Cotton Bowl, foaming for a chance to hold the national title game.
College football conferences will get a record take of about $170 million from this year’s Bowl games.
The Rose Bowl’s move to cable drew ESPN’s highest preliminary rating for a non-NFL game.