BCS Chief To Meet With DOJ Over Antitrust Concerns

Law360, New York (June 2, 2011, 5:41 PM EDT) -- U.S. Department of Justice attorneys have asked the head of college football's Bowl Championship Series to meet with them to provide information about how it works amid calls for an official antitrust probe, the organization revealed Thursday.

DOJ Antitrust Division head Christine Varney contacted the NCAA in early May about the possibility of creating a playoff-based college football championship in the wake of requests from lawmakers and attorneys to investigate whether the BCS violates U.S. competition law.

Now, staff attorneys at the Antitrust Division have contacted...
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