Bob Ryan strikes backs at college football’s …

Bob Ryan strikes backs at college football’s overblown bowls on ESPN’s "Sports Reporters": "Our prayers have been answered. Next year we can all embrace the 29th college bowl game.

"Oh joy. Isn’t this great? We have a 117 Division 1A college football teams and now just about 50% can proudly boast of having a team good enough to play in a bowl game. What a feeling of accomplishment."