Blair Kerkhoff

College football bowl games could include lucky losers

With five new bowl games this year, college football has room for 80 teams. No less than a break-even record has been required to play in a bowl game, but there may not be enough of those teams this year, and a team or teams with a 5-7 record could get the call.

Blair Kerkhoff

Blair Kerkhoff: Benefits, now power, make it great time to be major college athlete

These are the best of times for major college athletes. They’re receiving more benefits than ever and now they hold greater power and influence as evidenced by the developments at Missouri, where the football team essentially settled a protest by threatening to boycott.

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