Get ready college football fans. Your dream of hearing Pam Ward call the Fiesta Bowl just got a little more realistic. And that playoff thing? Yeah, not so much. Especially with negotiations for four more years of the BCS going on.
The whole system may be a frustrating mess, but the price of showing the games is going up, even in this crappy economy. Fox is paying about $82.5 million per year to show all of the BCS bowl games other than the Rose Bowl, but ESPN is reportedly bringing the heat in an attempt to gain control of all five games.