Senator Hatch calls BCS 'biased' in SI article

by | Jul. 06, 2009

Saints & Sports

Even though Sen. Orrin Hatch is a skinny 75-year-old, he managed to land in Sports Illustrated magazine on Wednesday — for his fight against the nation's traditional college football powers over what he says is the "biased" Bowl Championship Series.

Hatch, R-Utah, wrote a story for the magazine outlining why he feels the BCS violates federal antitrust law. That comes just before a hearing on the BCS next Tuesday by a Senate Judiciary subcommittee, where Hatch is the ranking Republican and had pushed for the meeting.

"It seems every year an obviously deserving team is left out of the BCS due to its arcane and, to put it bluntly, biased nature," Hatch wrote.

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