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Despite Initial Shortfalls, Florida State Expected To Make Profit From BCS Championship

04 / 23 / 14

Florida State's trip to the '14 BCS National Championship Game "wasn’t cheap" -- it cost the school $2.82M and "left the athletics department with an initial loss of nearly $500,000 -- but the university expects to see a net profit when all is said and done," according to documents cited by Ir...

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