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Fiesta Bowl

The Coaches' Trophy is seen at media day for the BCS National Championship at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Report: Big Ten’s Playoff Plan May Not Gain Approval

As those in charge of college football continue to meet in Dallas, discussing the fate of the BCS, it appears the Big Ten’s proposed playoff plan may not fly among the rest of the college football teams.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

Joe Paterno stands on the sidelines of Ryan Field in Evanston, Ill. in 2009. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: NCAA Has Hit Rock Bottom And It’s Time For Change

At its very roots, this scandal happened for the same reasons all other college scandals and ensuing cover-ups have occurred: College presidents, athletic directors and coaches have too much power and think they are invincible.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

Devin Hester. (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bernstein: College ‘Scandals’ Don’t Really Exist

Shocking, right? Another major college sports program is now reported to have funneled dirty money from dirty boosters to dirty kids to do dirty things.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

Fiesta Bowl Turns To Arizona President To Restore Reputation

After scandal threatened their status as a BCS bowl and tattered its reputation, the Fiesta Bowl hopes that University of Arizona President Robert Shelton can lead the restoration effort.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

After Scandal, Fiesta Bowl Will Remain Part Of BCS

After a scandal that involved apparent illegal campaign contributions and inappropriate spending, the Fiesta Bowl will be allowed to remain part of the Bowl Championship Series, though it must pay a $1 million fine.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

NCAA Puts Three-Year Moratorium On New Bowl Games

The NCAA has created a new task force to look at the criteria and process for licensing Division I bowls and will place a three-year moratorium on new bowls.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

John Junker

Fate Of Fiesta Bowl Could Come Soon

The Fiesta Bowl’s future as a part of the Bowl Championship Series could be decided before the end of May.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2011

John Junker

Fiesta Bowl CEO Fired For ‘An Apparent Scheme’

Longtime Fiesta Bowl CEO Jon Junker has been fired after an internal report released on Tuesday found “an apparent scheme” to reimburse employees for political contributions.

03/29/2011