Cheers & Jeers: Finally no more BCS games on FOX

by Berry Tramel Published: January 15, 2009
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CHEERS
→To no more BCS title games on FOX. ABC has the title game next season, ESPN thereafter. FOX never really was in the college football business until January, and it showed.

→To long-suffering Cardinal football fans, who get their first championship game in 61 years. Now we’ll see if there are more Philadelphia transplants or Cardinal fans in the Arizona desert.

JEERS
→To OU sportsmanship in the Big Bowl. From Nic Harris pulling on Percy Harvin’s ankle to Juaquin Iglesias’ late meltdown in a ref’s face, the Sooners didn’t finish with poise.

→To women’s basketball officiating. OSU coach Kurt Budke can’t ask after the debacle in Ames, but I can. Will officiating ever improve in the women’s game?

Cheers & Jeers: Finally, no more BCS games on fox

by Berry Tramel
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Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The...
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