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BCS: Antitrust storm clouds gather

A look at the law behind the Department of Justice's interest in a playoff system

Originally Published: May 11, 2011
By Andy Schwarz | Special to ESPN.com

EDITOR'S NOTE: Andy Schwarz drafted the economic arguments in a letter recently sent to the U.S. Department of Justice requesting an antitrust investigation into college football's Bowl Championship Series, which the DOJ cited in recent inquiries to the NCAA questioning the lack of a playoff system.

I am a sports fan and an antitrust economist. So like all sports fans, I know the BCS is a lousy system. But the Department of Justice doesn't really care about whether the BCS is a ...

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