Nothing lame on the field

Originally Published: August 12, 2013
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

Though it pains Bill Hancock to hear it, 2013 is a lame-duck season. Like a president in the final days of his term, the Bowl Championship Series is coming to a close. Hancock, who runs the BCS, knows that better than anyone else. He is also running the BCS' replacement, the College Football Playoff, which will become the sport's official postseason event as the confetti flutters onto the Rose Bowl grass on Jan. 6.

"While this will be the last year for the BCS, it won't be a lame-duck season," ...

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