A spot in the final BCS standings means a post-season bowl game – and buckets of free stuff after a season in which players are told to avoid "free."
When Alabama and Texas players square off in Thursday's BCS championship game, they'll already have pocketed up to $500 in free stuff. But which bowl offered the best swag?
Coaches' salaries are outrageous. If universities won't cap them and return to their mission of higher learning, then Congress should step in.
Big money, recruiting power, and selection committees mean the era of Cinderella teams is all but over.
With a down economy and an unconventional matchup, the Super Bowl doesn't have quite as much hoopla this year.