Fiesta Bowl fined $1M, stays in BCS

Updated: May 11, 2011, 6:52 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- At the cost of a $1 million fine, the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl will keep its place in the Bowl Championship Series.

The BCS presidential oversight committee imposed the penalty Wednesday in the wake of a scandal at the Arizona-based game that included apparently illegal campaign contributions from staff and lavish spending by the former CEO on parties and a night at a strip club.

Under the ruling, the Fiesta Bowl can remain part of the system for deciding college football's ...

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