NEW YORK -- The Bowl Championship Series is being accused by members of the black
press of discriminating against them and denying them media
A letter from Chico C. Norwood, Managing Editor of the Hub
City News in Los Angeles, wrote a letter expressing concern about the
December 27, 2011
Mr. Bill Hancock
Bowl Championship Series
Dear Mr. Hancock:
My name is Ms. Chico C. Norwood and I am the managing
editor/sports editor of the Hub City News, a local African American
newspaper serving theLos Angelesarea community.
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- The
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and the Southern
Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) have announced that Johnson
C. Smith University and Miles College have been selected to participate
in the 13th Pioneer Bowl.
The game will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at A.J. McClung Stadium in Columbus, GA at 1:00pm (EST).
Johnson C. Smith University Golden Bulls, led by Head Coach Steve
Aycock, finished third in the CIAA Southern Division with a 5-5 overall
record, 4-3 in conference play.
ARIZONA -- The Sugar Bowl has accepted annual subsidies of at least $1 million from the state of Louisiana during much of the BCS era, while increasing its reserves to $34.2 million, records obtained byThe Arizona Republic
Two other Bowl Championship Series games - the Fiesta and Orange bowls - also amassed cash reserves while accepting public subsidies from governments, many of which have recently been forced to make other cuts to their budgets.
The non-profit organizations that operate the three bowls pay no