How insiders use the bowl system to loot the colleges that support it.
This old photo of the Texas Theatre was among a stack of unsold pictures being auctioned off yesterday.To begin the day, some housekeeping ...A happy ending to yesterday's story about the kidnapping of Eileen Loskot: She was found dehydrated but otherwise unharmed in New Mexico, and one of the th ... More >>
I was coming back from an interview last week when I heard Mark Cuban on with Bob and Dan talking about a book he's reading: Death to the BCS: The Definitive Case Against the Bowl Championship Series by Dan Wetzel, Josh Peter and Jeff Passan. In the book, the reporters write that the only reason ... More >>
College football's biggest division is popular, yet ultimately broken. The latest example - one that hits close to home - is TCU having a 12-0 record yet 0 chance of winning a national championship. Every year the BCS attempts to pair the two best teams against each other in the title g ... More >>
TCU is by far the best college football team in Texas. The Horned Frogs could have easily won the Big 12 this season. TCU, in fact, can beat any team in the country. But even with the best defense in the country, TCU is defenseless against the BCS. With another week of results from coll ... More >>
With our alternative to the BCS offered up, nothing else to do than to let it play out. Food expert/football junkie Dave Faries, take it away ... Given its record in other matters, it's unlikely Congress can solve the BCS mess and put in place a viable playoff system. And it's very clear the ... More >>
TCU? And this guy? In the BCS? Yep.Don't look now, but there's finally a legit BCS buster. And, even more surprising, the team is right here in our own backyard. Are you ready for TCU in the BCS? For years Gary Patterson's Horned Frogs have been a power, but just not quite strong ... More >>
Best. House Energy and Commerce Committee Meeting. Ever. From this morning in D.C.: "The Bowl Championship Series: Money and Other Issues of Fairness for Publicly Financed Universities." Smokey Joe Barton of Arlington wants to ditch the BCS and go to a college-football playoff system, and he's got t ... More >>
Was watching the Cotton Bowl with some buddies on lower Greenville when Ole Miss sacked Texas Tech quarterback Graham Harrell for a game-clinching safety. While most of the joint emitted a primal scream, spiked their red-n-black hats, or ordered another mind-numbing shot, one dude sat and ... More >>
Some random notes with which to start your final day of winter vacay. Last night I briefly toyed with the idea of attending the final Cotton Bowl to be held at the actual Cotton Bowl, but an anticipated record crowd of 88,175 -- what you get when you combine a sell-out with expanded seating -- makes ... More >>
A Friend of Unfair Park wonders why I haven't mentioned anything about Rep. Smokey Joe Barton's decision to introduce a bill to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce that calls for the eradication of the Bowl Championship Series. Um ... because I thought he was joking? What's that? He's serious ... More >>
So, you jazzed about the old Cotton Bowl's final matchup? The Only Team To Beat Florida vs. The Only Team To Beat Texas. Maybe it's just me, but I'm intrigued by Mississippi vs. Texas Tech.
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With the Cotton Bowl's inevitable departure, Dallas dies a little more
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OU-Texas soon to be one of Dallas' exes
Cotton Bowl Classic is football's Edsel
Plus: Busted; Inside Track
But his only trick is not dropping the pen
While Dallas fools around with the Olympics, the Cotton Bowl crumbles
Dallas attorney Darrell Jordan wants to cover the Cotton Bowl--anyone got $150 million to spare?