Dec 17, 2010 21:02 EST
Cuban on alternative to BCS: 'There is quite a bit of satisfaction in taking on Goliath'. Mark Cuban acknowledges any attempt to fund a college football playoff would be a "long and difficult and expensive process," but he's committed to examining the idea.
Dec 17, 2010 13:26 EST
College football's postseason is brimming with 6-6 teams, leaving bowl system near capacity. Congratulations! Your coach got fired. Here's a bowl bid.
Dec 07, 2010 19:02 EST
Boise State president takes fresh aim at BCS after mistake was found in final ranking. Boise State President Bob Kustra is taking another swing at the Bowl Championship Series, this time condemning the system that determines the national championship and other postseason games for being allowed to operate under a shroud of secrecy.
Nov 29, 2010 21:04 EST
TCU headed to Big East after next season, will no longer need to worry about busting BCS. TCU is getting out of future debates about whether the Horned Frogs deserve to be in a BCS game. They are joining a league with automatic access.
Nov 04, 2010 17:19 EDT
Utah attorney general meets with Justice Department on possible Bowl Championship Series probe. Utah's attorney general met with Justice Department officials this week to discuss a possible federal investigation into college football's Bowl Championship Series.
Nov 04, 2010 14:33 EDT
By throwing out the scores, BCS puts Boise State, TCU in a bind. According to the BCS computer ratings, 21-20 is no different from 45-0. A game decided by a last-second field goal is exactly the same as a blowout that's over at halftime.
Jun 13, 2010 13:01 EDT
Realignment rundown: What's happened and what will happen in the chaotic conference shuffle. Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott went on a come-join-us mission across Texas and Oklahoma over the weekend, a trip that could officially doom the Big 12 and set in motion another round of conference jumping.
Jun 11, 2010 03:13 EDT
USC gets 2-year bowl ban, loses scholarships, must vacate wins in NCAA ruling. Southern California was no ordinary football program over the past decade, winning seven straight Pac-10 titles and two national championships while annually fielding a gleaming array of NFL prospects.
Jun 10, 2010 19:46 EDT
USC just latest _ and glossiest _ example of why we need more cops on the beat. USC was a great show while it lasted, always loaded with stars and led by a coach who oozed fun. Like more than a few Hollywood productions, it was also out of control, over budget and conducting business under the table.
Jun 10, 2010 18:17 EDT
BCS oversight committee will meet soon to discuss Southern Cal vacating 2004 national title. The BCS is likely to force Southern California to vacate its national championship after stiff NCAA sanctions where handed down for improper benefits to Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush dating to the Trojans' 2004 title season.
May 21, 2010 15:04 EDT
BCS head tells senators higher ed officials better than government at running college football. BCS executive director Bill Hancock wants higher education officials to make the decisions about college football without interference from the U.S. government.
Apr 22, 2010 21:19 EDT
BCS releases details, data about formula used to determine how conferences earn automatic bids. The Bowl Championship Series released its formula for determining how conferences, such as the Mountain West, can earn an automatic bid to the big-money bowls.
Apr 21, 2010 21:55 EDT
BCS exec. director says MWC could receive an automatic bid to marquee bowls in 2012. The Mountain West Conference has performed so well the last two seasons that it could receive an automatic bid to the BCS in the 2012 and '13 seasons.
Mar 10, 2010 15:20 EST
Head of BCS: 'Congress has more important things to do' than question football bowl system. The head of the Bowl Championship Series thinks Congress "has more important things to do" than look into the way his group distributes money to college football conferences.
Jan 29, 2010 19:32 EST
APNewsBreak: Justice Department says Obama administration is weighing action on BCS. The Obama administration is considering several steps that would review the legality of the controversial Bowl Championship Series, the Justice Department said in a letter Friday to a senator who had asked for an antitrust review.
Jan 25, 2010 16:39 EST
5 college football conferences receive record amount from 2010 BCS bowl games. The five college football conferences that don't get automatic bids to the Bowl Championship Series will receive a record $24 million from this year's bowl games, according to BCS figures obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
Jan 14, 2010 21:09 EST
Utah Sen. Hatch urges Obama to invite undefeated Boise State football team to White House. Sen. Orrin Hatch is urging President Barack Obama to invite Boise State to the White House along with Bowl Championship Series winner Alabama, arguing both undefeated teams deserve the honor traditionally afforded to college football's national champion.
Jan 07, 2010 15:37 EST
New BCS executive director Bill Hancock he represents consensus of major college football. The new BCS executive director officially began his tenure Thursday by saying the often-criticized postseason represents a consensus among the 120 schools that play major college football.
Jan 06, 2010 11:35 EST
Boise State crashes BCS party _ again; Can Oval Office visit be next on Broncos' list?. Now we're getting somewhere.
Jan 04, 2010 19:00 EST
PAC to run ad promoting college football playoff ahead of national championship game. A new political action committee plans to run ads this week touting a college football playoff system in the markets of two undefeated teams who were bypassed for the national championship.