By Dan Wetzel, Josh Peter, Jeff Passan
With all-new reporting, a very revised and up-to-date moment variation of the bestseller that takes down the good devil of school activities: the Bowl Championship sequence (BCS).
Every collage activity alternatives its champion through a postseason match, with the exception of one: Divsiion I-A soccer. rather than a match, lovers are subjected to the Bowl Championship sequence, an arcane mixture of polling and mathematical scores that leads to simply groups enjoying for the championship. it really is, for sure, the main hated establishment in all of activities. a up to date activities Illustrated ballot came across that greater than ninety% of activities enthusiasts 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 display the reality approximately this massive entity and provide an easy resolution for solving it. dying to the BCS: completely Revised and up to date is pointed out thus far to hide the 2010-2011 season, directory which groups have been screwed by way of the BCS (such as TCU), how much cash collage 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 booklet additionally contains findings from interviews with strength avid gamers, in addition to learn 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, loss of life to the BCS is a rousing manifesto for bringing equity again to at least one of our so much cherished activities.
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