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College Football Bowls

Sport and Society for Arete: Bowling

Richard Crepeau | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Today I hit the wall simply by reading the NCAA's schedule of bowl games. Here it is only two days after the bowl pairings were announced and I am already approaching that semi-nauseous state of bowl fatigue.

Confederate Flags and Football

Thomas Alter | Posted 10.16.2013 | Sports
Thomas Alter

Local organizers in Charleston, South Carolina are pushing the NCAA to allow them to bring a Bowl Game to the Lowcountry. Bowl Games bring money and exposure to the cities that host them, and unlike larger, multi-day events, no real problems.

Is the Cost of Making a Bowl Game Worth It?

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

There has been an exponential explosion in college football bowl games -- 35 in all will be played, leading up to Monday's BCS Championship at the Orange Bowl. But is more, less?

Michigan Suspends 3 Players For Outback Bowl

AP | Posted 12.17.2012 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan coach Brady Hoke has suspended cornerback J.T. Floyd, punter Will Hagerup and linebacker Brandin Hawthorne for a vi...

Armed Forces Bowl Matchup Set

AP | By STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 02.01.2013 | Sports

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Armed Forces Bowl is going back to its first home for its 10th game, featuring two teams that used to be coached by Ken...

Miami Self-Imposes 2nd Straight Bowl Ban

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 01.19.2013 | Sports

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Calling the move prudent and unprecedented, Miami is self-imposing a second straight postseason ban on its football program...

The Lament of a College Football Fan

Abdulrahman El-Sayed | Posted 03.09.2012 | Sports
Abdulrahman El-Sayed

This season has been devastating for those of us who believe that college football can be about more than just money and big egos. But perhaps that's because it may not be about anything else anymore.

Missouri Wins Independence Bowl

AP | DAVID BRANDT | Posted 02.25.2012 | Sports

SHREVEPORT, La. — Missouri made sure its final football game as a member of the Big 12 was decided early. James Franklin ran for two touchdowns...

No. 8 Boise State Rolls In MAACO Bowl

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 02.21.2012 | Sports

LAS VEGAS — Doug Martin rushed for 151 yards and returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown, giving No. 8 Boise State a lead 14 seco...

Bowling for Dollars: Should College Athletes Be Paid?

Michael Simzak | Posted 02.18.2012 | Sports
Michael Simzak

It is college football bowl season once again. Over the next three weeks millions of dollars are up for grabs. The only group that will not make money is the players playing the games.

The Most Profitable College Football Teams

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan and Danielle Wiener-Bronner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

There's Big Pharma, Big Agra, Big Oil -- and then there's Big College Football. Forget aluminum bleachers, homemade jerseys and dinky marching bands....

Bowl-Bound Schools Spend Millions On Football

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The numbers grow every year: 35 bowl games, 70 teams – the morphing of what was once a New Year's Day tradition into one that kicks off in mid-D...