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Why We Like Andy Staples: He'll Argue With Us.

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Utah Attorney General Filing BCS Antitrust Lawsuit http://sbn.to/dGcxqa Sigh. Incredible waste of time/money.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

@FO_College At least it's just Utah taxpayers' money.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

@FO_College Right, because the govt should never take interest in a multibillion-dollar business run through public universities.less than a minute ago via ÜberSocial Favorite Retweet Reply

@Andy_Staples Plenty of problems, but...anti-trust? "Illegal monopoly"? Really?less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

@Andy_Staples Plus, focusing on the BCS as the problem, instead of the structure of cfb itself, has always rubbed me the wrong way.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

@FO_College That's pretty much what it is. Pretty textbook oligopoly.less than a minute ago via ÜberSocial Favorite Retweet Reply

@Andy_Staples The problem is, "technically" there's a way into the ruling class, even though almost nobody ever actually gets there.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

Let's get a ruling and get it over with RT @FO_College: Utah Attorney General Filing BCS Antitrust Lawsuit http://t.co/yGtzE22less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

@smartfootball Not a bad way of looking at it, really.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

@FO_College And as @Mummepoll said, let Utah taxpayers fund discovery/etcless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

@FO_College Here is the "BCS is a cartel" argument from people smarter than me. http://bit.ly/gcYK4gless than a minute ago via ÜberSocial Favorite Retweet Reply

@FO_College I can send links to academics who argue BCS is not a cartel. But there is enough debate to mount an effective legal challenge.less than a minute ago via ÜberSocial Favorite Retweet Reply

@Andy_Staples @FO_College Of course gov't can take interest. That doesn't mean there's a violation of a/t law. Or that playoff solves that.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

@Andy_Staples "'Consumers aren't getting what they want,' said Dan Rascher of the University of San Francisco." The market disagrees.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

@FO_College You don't know that. I would argue that the market agrees b/c ratings and payout would be higher for a playoff.less than a minute ago via ÜberSocial Favorite Retweet Reply

@Andy_Staples All for weeding out corruption & expanding the ruling class, but "BCS as anti-trust" has always missed the mark for me.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

@FO_College What else would you call a price-fixing scheme by a select group of competitors?less than a minute ago via ÜberSocial Favorite Retweet Reply

@Andy_Staples For college football? A step in the right direction. :-)less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

@Andy_Staples As its purchase of NIT shows, NCAA can maintain a monopoly better than Big 6 can.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

@MummePoll Exactly. It ain't holding unless the ref calls it, and it doesn't violate the Sherman Act if no one challenges it.less than a minute ago via ÜberSocial Favorite Retweet Reply