SEC's Slive a diplomat for BCS change
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Mike Slive is an avid reader who likes a good cigar and Winston Churchill.
The Southeastern Conference commissioner is a strong-willed former lawyer and judge who is not so old-fashioned when it comes to ideas for changing college football's method of settling its national championship.
His proposal for a four-team scramble -- Slive avoids the "dreaded P-word," playoff -- was rejected by Football Bowl Subdivision conference commissioners in May. That means the BCS ...
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