Welcome to "Case Of The Mondays," a new weekly feature here at CBR. Every Monday morning, we'll give you 10 thoughts to help you start your week off right.
Here we go...
1. NEWS FLASH: It's Super Bowl week.
As was the case in the amateur ranks, the pros' championship game features a rematch of a game we've already seen played this season. Oddly enough, we have yet to hear the same complaining about a rematch's inherent lameness that we heard during bowl season.
The reason no one cares? Transparency.
The rules for determining a champ in the NFL couldn't be more clear. The qualifications for making the playoffs are explicitly defined. Contrast that with the BCS and its alchemy of human sentiment and calculated, algorithmic rationality.
As the powers that be ponder changes to college football's postseason, no matter what kind of changes they make, hopefully they realize the need to improve transparency. Critics primarily hate the BCS becau...