The cruel, cold months of December and January bring warmth to the hearts of college football fans everywhere -- but only if their Division I team is involved in one of the thirty-five scheduled "major" college bowl games.
If they earn the right to go to the Rose Bowl, they should be allowed to go. Do not compound the actions of a misguided, morally bankrupt few by denying these young men the opportunity to finish what they started.
Almost an entire generation of potential fans in Los Angeles has been lost to soccer, basketball, the beach, going out to dinner and reading. Speaking for most of the populace, we don't miss the NFL one bit.