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vish bhaskar
Re: 3/30 Discussion
Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:13pm
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I havenít put a whole lot of thought into what I should do for my issue paper. But I have been thinking about possibly doing dog fighting. But I am not sure is that is an issue cause it is more one sided. I think I might do something sport related a playoff system in college football. I like this topic because a playoff system in college football has a lot of intriguing points. For example when some teams get snubbed at the end of the year by not making it to the national champion ship game. A playoff system would also benefit the market by getting more viewers to watch based on how many teams could be in it. But on the other side of this issue it would take away the tradition of the game. There would be no holiday bowls , or orange bowl or fiesta bowl. There would just be a championship game. And even though that would settle the issue of who is the best team for the year. We would have a realm of champions and moments to talk about. It almost seems inevitable that the NCAA is moving to a playoff system. But at what cost and how great would the outcome is. We also get see things we havenít seen. Like low seeds beating high seeds with all of them having a fair chance to get to the national champion ship game.
In would also help with TV views and endorsements. With a playoff system, fans would be more intrigued to see the winner of a national champion and tune in. Even if there had lost in an earlier round, a fan would be more interested than if they had got snubbed. Endorsement would also cost more and be more super bowl like. Mostly because the whole playoff system would in some sense replicate the NFL. Mostly because the national championship game would be the final game that team fought to get to instead of just the last game the NCAA has to offer on a Monday. Overall I think this would be a good topic and I could generate research for.

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