Death to the BCS: Totally Revised and Updated: The by Dan Wetzel, Josh Peter, Jeff Passan

By Dan Wetzel, Josh Peter, Jeff Passan

With all-new reporting, a totally revised and up to date moment version of the bestseller that takes down the good devil of school activities: the Bowl Championship sequence (BCS).

Every collage activity choices its champion by way of a postseason event, apart from one: Divsiion I-A soccer. rather than a event, fanatics are subjected to the Bowl Championship sequence, an arcane mixture of polling and mathematical scores that ends up in simply groups taking part in for the championship. it really is, for sure, the main hated establishment in all of activities. a contemporary activities Illustrated ballot chanced on that greater than ninety% of activities fanatics oppose the BCS, but the program has remained in position for greater than a decade.

Building upon top-notch investigative reporting, Wetzel, Peter, and Passan ultimately demonstrate the reality approximately this great entity and provide an easy resolution for solving it. demise to the BCS: completely Revised and up-to-date is cited thus far to hide the 2010-2011 season, directory which groups have been screwed through the BCS (such as TCU), how much cash university soccer left at the desk by means of no longer having a playoff (based on 2011 tax filings), and the way the demands the abolition of the BCS grew even louder this earlier 12 months. The e-book additionally contains findings from interviews with strength avid gamers, in addition to examine into federal tax files, congressional testimony, and personal contracts. the 1st booklet to put out the unseemly internal workings of the BCS in complete aspect, dying to the BCS is a rousing manifesto for bringing equity again to 1 of our such a lot loved activities.

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