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January 12, 2012
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Sports Fodder: Failing TV ratings the road to college football playoff

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .

This nation's college football fans need to stand up and give each other a big round of applause. They deserve a huge pat on the back for refusing to watch this year's meaningless, less-than-thrilling bowl games, including Monday's night's Alabama-LSU snooze-fest. Television ratings for the Alabama-LSU title game are the third lowest for a title game since college football has been giving us this manufactured TV sit-com known as the BCS championship game 14 years ago. Television ratings were down 30% (from last year) for the Fiesta Bowl, down 22% for …

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