ABC gears up for its 50th production of the Indianapolis 500 -- the third-longest marriage between a network and sporting event. But the broadcast team's coverage has never been just about the racing, writes Ryan McGee.
After the controversial celebration penalty that may have decided the outcome of the Pinstripe Bowl, Ryan McGee got on the horn with a number of college football refs. The consensus: they understand the call, but some might have avoided it.
The Champs Sports Bowl has undergone eight name changes in a 21-year period. How does it happen at this pace? Well, start with sponsors that ink only short-term deals, and the bowls themselves, desperate for anyone to come in and pay the bills.