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This Is 40: New AAC-Sun Belt Bowl Game Set To Debut Next Year In Orlando
Published April 16, 2014
THE MORE, THE MERRIER? ESPN's Michael Wilbon said there should only be 10 bowl games. Wilbon: "I say that as an alum of a school (Northwestern Univ.) that promotes the number of bowl games we've been to. ... Schools promote that and that's how you help recruit." ESPN's Tony Kornheiser said, "If you get to a bowl game, it can save a coach's job." Kornheiser: "This particular bowl game, which is probably going to have a fifth-place team against a sixth-place, it's not for the national championship. It doesn't matter. You know what matters? What matters is eyeballs. People watch these bowl games. ... Who is hurt by two terrible 6-6 teams?" Wilbon sarcastically said, "The culture, the universe" ("PTI," ESPN, 4/15).