1. Welcome to SportsJournalists.com, a friendly forum for discussing all things sports and journalism.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register for a free account to get access to the following site features:
    • Reply to discussions and create your own threads.
    • Access to private conversations with other members.
    • Fewer ads.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon!

BCS = Standard Oil

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by nmmetsfan, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. nmmetsfan

    nmmetsfan Active Member


    I've been saying this for the past couple years, including once on this site. I hope he has a case.
  2. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    No Utah, no case.
  3. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    I can't help but chuckle when any of these political types sticks his/her nose into the sports world,with an obvious agenda to promote.

    I mean, we have two wars in progress, the greatest economic crisis in half a century, millions of people out of work, entire industries on the brink of collapse, a never-ending war on drugs, exploding incarceration, the list goes on.... And yet these folks want to make an issue over sports topics: be they steroids, spygate or the BCS.

    Just how some of these bozos get elected in the first place is beyond me.
  4. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    You know someone will start a thread titled, "Utah sues the BCS"
  5. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    And you know who will link this one on that one.

    (but don't tell her I said that!)
  6. zebracoy

    zebracoy Guest

    Not to nitpick, but this is a crucial error in the linked story:

  7. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    Every year some politician from the state of a team that was screwed by the BCS makes these noises. Didn't some Texas congressman or senator recently call for some kind of investigation/legal action against the BCS?
  8. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    Good point, zebracoy. That's not nitpicking.

    That's further evidence that those relatively new terms for I-A and I-AA were not well conceived. The word "Championship" is in Bowl Championship Series, which is part of the tier that is not the Football Championship Subdivision. It is, as you know, in the Football Bowl Subdivision.

    Another reason it confuses the hell out of people.
  9. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    You have a death wish?
  10. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    She loves me.

    Unless we're talking about slappy (2nd-most likely). But he loves me too.
  11. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Not that there's anything wrong with that.
  12. nmmetsfan

    nmmetsfan Active Member

    Most state attorneys general don't get involved in wars, economic crises, etc. But, by all means, rail on.
Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page