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Football has a dark side in more ways than one.College players make millions upon millions of dollars for the BCS, NCAA, and their corporate sponsors.  Bowl games used to mean something - the stamp of a successful season. Now every team that has won six games gets into a lavishly sponsored, yet borderline meaningless bowl game. How well your fan base travels, rather than team quality, determines the prestige of your bowl. In the NFL, we as fans don't really know about PED/HGH use.  Of and on suspensions occur under the radar, by in-large we have no idea what’s really going on.  We were forced to witness games thrown by replacement refs because of labor negotiations.  We see Roger Goodell poorly manage just about every docket placed on his desk. Bottom line - football doesn't reside in the field of roses we often dream it does exist in. Pete Carroll is the embodiment of these phenomena.  On the outside, he's the leader of an up-start Seahawks team.  The same team that sta...
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