Daily Archives: February 19, 2007

Another great reason for a D-1 football playoff:

It’s good for the economy!

Per Ben Maller at FoxSports:

March madness gambling has been the second biggest betting market in terms of dollars wagered right behind the National Football League. “According to the NCAA, 35% of male college students bet on sports and 7 of 10 adults are reported to have placed some sort of wager in the last year,” said RJ Bell.

Just think what a college football playoff could do for sports books everywhere…

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Lights, camera, action!

According to The Idaho Statesman, Boise State is in some serious negotiations to sell the movie rights to the story of its 2006 football season and Fiesta Bowl win.

Good for them. People do like a good “rags to riches” story.

And I know the perfect place to start with the “rags” part of the tale.

(photos courtesy Scout.com)

(h/t The Wizard of Odds)

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