ABC believed bowl expansion devalued deal
NEW YORK -- The Bowl Championship Series won't be on ABC after next season.
The network that has been the home of college football's four major bowl games since the current system for crowning a national champion was implemented in 1998 has pulled out of contract negotiations with the BCS.
Earlier this month, the BCS opened up the bidding for the
broadcast rights to the Orange, Sugar and Fiesta bowls after being
unable to come to an agreement with ABC during the exclusive
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