College athletics and greed

As I'm taking a break from watching my grad school Alma Mater get thrashed in the National Championship game, I just need to complain about the fact that this game is on Fox Sports.  I know it is cliche to complain about college athletics and greed, but did the NCAA really have to award a contract for the national championship game to a network that has no idea what it is doing with college football and things it can cover up the fact by a lot of fancy cameras?  CBS and ABC have offered top-notch college football coverage all year and then the biggest game of the year goes to a network without a clue about the sport.  Just plain wrong.  Though, perhaps it would bother me less if the results of the game were more to my liking.  

About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State

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