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12 Questions With Senator Orrin Hatch
9. Commissioner Swofford Being Hypocritical?
Posted On 05.17, 2013

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RCS: Let's go back to Commissioner Swofford's House testimony. About it, Andy Staples of Sports Illustrated wrote, "Swofford couldn't decide whether the BCS exists for financial or competitive reasons."

Is defending the BCS with financial justifications as well as saying it preserves competition hypocritical?

Sen. Hatch: Well how else could he handle it? Let's be honest. Financially, the teams that are in the BCS come up like gangbusters and the rest of them are not treated fairly. He can't very well say that we treat one half better than we treat the other half. He's not going to say that at an open hearing, but he should have. He should have said that.

12 Questions with Sen. Orrin Hatch




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