If I didn’t know any better, I’d have thought this came straight out of The Onion.
Because college football’s Power Five conferences prefer to play each other in bowl games, the smaller conferences are exploring opportunities to create additional bowl games next season, sources said.
As many as nine locations are under consideration to begin bowl games in 2014, according to sources: Miami, Orlando, Little Rock, Ark.; Boca Raton, Fla.; Montgomery, Ala.; Los Angeles; Ireland; Dubai and either Toronto or Nassau, the Bahamas.
How many folks in Dubai you figure would attend a MAC-Sun Belt matchup in mid-December? Not that ESPN wouldn’t be happy to broadcast it…