Friday, May 06, 2011

Antitrust Investigation of BCS?: College Football Under Legal Scrutiny by the U.S. Justice Department

"Justice Dept. has 'serious questions' for NCAA on college bowl process", according to CNN:
  • "The Bowl Championship Series system makes it hard for some college teams to qualify
  • Millions of dollars in revenue are at stake in the football bowl selection process
  • Assistant Attorney General Varney seeks an explanation"

    "(CNN) -- In a letter to the NCAA disclosed Wednesday, the Justice Department said it has received several requests for an antitrust investigation into the current Bowl Championship Series system...."
We sincerely hope this may be the beginning of the end for BCS, which is clearly a bowl monopoly with all of the negative characteristics that mark monopolies.

Hat tip to Tim Kinslow at Bleacher Report in BCS Antitrust Investigation: Could Possible BCS Inquiry Impact College Football?

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor On Her Journey to the Nation's Highest Court: A Conversation at Princeton University with President Tilghman

Interesting stuff for some of us....

See Ushma Patel's article at Princeton University: Sotomayor shares insights on journey to the Supreme Court

Protecting Society from its Own Weaknesses: The Politics of Solipsism by David Brooks at the

if you do not know, we did not,

for the article by David Brooks
The Politics of Solipsism -

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