Buckeyes and Gators lead the Megaprogram parade

It looks as if the biggest and richest athletic departments might bury their smaller brethren beneath an avalanche of trophies and titles, Pat Forde writes.

Originally Published: April 1, 2007
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

ATLANTA -- I hate to be repetitive, but Florida plays Ohio State for the national title Monday night.

It was a Monday night in January when we last saw this happen. Different sport, different location, but this result should be about the same as the BCS title game:

Gators over Buckeyes. Big.

Today, this is an unprecedented double: the same two schools playing for the national championship in the glamour sports of football and men's basketball. A few years from ...

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