DOJ Mulls Options In College Football Controversy

Law360, New York (February 1, 2010, 5:36 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice is still deciding whether to investigate college football's Bowl Championship Series, with the agency hinting that there might be better ways to deal with the BCS controversy than launching a formal antitrust investigation.

The DOJ addressed the BCS antitrust controversy in a Jan. 29 letter to Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who had expressed concern about the fairness and legality of the BCS in an Oct. 21 missive to President Barack Obama.

“I continue to believe there are antitrust issues the administration...
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