Super Bowl or bowl games? Enough said

Competitive balance and scantily clad cheerleaders are just two of the reasons the NFL beats the college game, writes Len Pasquarelli.

Originally Published: August 15, 2006
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Talk about a no-brainer! When the boss called and suggested a story on why the NFL brand of football is superior to the college game, I hesitated.

For about a nanosecond.

Raised in Pittsburgh, I spent most summer evenings sneaking through my father's turnstile at Forbes Field to watch the Pirates, and the falls scrounging tickets to see my beloved Panthers at Pitt Stadium. But the first love of every person of my generation was the Steelers, even though they typically won more of the on-field ...

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