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The penultimate Bowl Championship Series gave college football a national championship matchup low on controversy and loaded with star power.
What a weekend for Northern Illinois: Win a conference championship, lose a coach and bust the BCS.
The committee that runs the Orange Bowl bumped up its CEO's pay by nearly $150,000 in 2009, boosting his compensation to more than $500,000, according to a recently filed tax return.
A political action committee out to change college football's postseason system has filed a complaint with the IRS about a cruise hosted by Orange Bowl organizers for athletic directors and conference commissioners, along with their spouses.
"We've got a semi every three years and eight other significant games," Orange Bowl CEO Eric Poms said. "Obviously, we're pretty happy with the road map."
"It's a great story," Orange CEO Eric Poms said Sunday night, trying to put the best spin possible on a matchup that looks like a potential mismatch. "I think we'll be just fine."