Fiesta Bowl to lose BCS status??

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    Fiesta Bowl to lose BCS status??

    In the wake of the Fiesta Bowl's investigative report released today -- and its immediate firing of CEO John Junker thereafter -- there's bound to be mountains of scrutiny on the Fiesta Bowl going forward. Today, BCS chairman Bill Hancock announced that the BCS would consider stripping the Fiesta Bowl of its BCS status.
    "The BCS group takes this matter very seriously and will consider whether they keep a BCS bowl game, and we will consider other appropriate sanctions," Hancock told the Arizona Republic. "If the bowl does remain a BCS bowl its handling of thing [sic] will be closely monitored going forward."
    There's no timetable for these sanctions, nor any indication that the BCS is actively pursuing that level of punishment as yet, but the fact that it's even on the table should be terrifying for Fiesta Bowl officials. This isn't an idle threat, either; George Schroeder of the Register-Guard is reporting that the BCS will establish a task force and is asking the Fiesta Bowl to demonstrate why it should remain a BCS bowl.






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    Another bowl game will take its place, I assume. No big deal except to the folks in Phoenix, or wherever it's played.

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    I wouldn't be surprised if this was happening at every bowl, especially the big ones. It continues to become more and more obvious why the higher-ups don't want a playoff. With a playoff all of the money is accounted for. With the BCS, there is huge money available that is split. But there appears to be large amounts of money that could be passing under the table, which doesn't have to be shared with anyone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gchs_uk9 View Post
    I wouldn't be surprised if this was happening at every bowl, especially the big ones. It continues to become more and more obvious why the higher-ups don't want a playoff. With a playoff all of the money is accounted for. With the BCS, there is huge money available that is split. But there appears to be large amounts of money that could be passing under the table, which doesn't have to be shared with anyone.
    Sounds like big money was being funneled to politicians.

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    So, does this mean that games played in the past are done away with, and including around the early 90s?

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