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Tournament of Poses

But some fans have a big gripe with this system, too. They complain that the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) system, which gives priority to the champions of the “major” conferences in the race for the national championship, unfairly discriminates against the smaller schools–the so called “mid-majors” in Division I-A. So this obscure power struggle between […]