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National college football

Self-preservation society

BCS wants status quo, and will pay to keep it

A playoff system would be a great conversation piece, and Florida quarterback Tim Tebow and coach Urban Meyer would certainly be atop the discussion. A playoff system would be a great conversation piece, and Florida quarterback Tim Tebow and coach Urban Meyer would certainly be atop the discussion. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
By Mark Blaudschun
Globe Staff / November 27, 2009

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The Bowl Championship Series people have figured out how to solve the organization’s problems - image and otherwise. They have hired a Washington, D.C., public relations firm, headed by former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer, to sell the message that the current system is good and that a playoff for college football is bad. (Full article: 881 words)

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