News
News Home
Quick Bites
Exploradio
News Archive
News Channel
Special Features
NPR
nowplaying
On AirNewsClassical
Loading...
  
School Closings
WKSU Support
Funding for WKSU is made possible in part through support from the following businesses and organizations.

The Holden Arboretum

Knight Foundation

Wayside Furniture


For more information on how your company or organization can support WKSU, download the WKSU Media Kit.

(WKSU Media Kit PDF icon )


Donate Your Vehicle to WKSU

Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us
Sports


In college football, you're either playing in a bowl or a cracked teacup
Terry Pluto explains why college football has so many bowl games (35) and why teams keep going to some of the most obscure
by WKSU's AMANDA RABINOWITZ


Morning Edition Host
Amanda Rabinowitz
 
Kent State University will earn $750,000 for playing in the GoDaddy.com bowl...but will likely see only a fraction of that payout.
Courtesy of Kent State University
Download (WKSU Only)

College football’s Mid-American Conference has a record seven teams playing in bowl games this year. Some games are more prestigious than others. Northern Illinois will play in the coveted BCS Orange Bowl while Kent State will play in the GoDaddy.com Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. Then there’s the Independence Bowl, The Belk Bowl and the list goes on.

WKSU commentator Terry Pluto talks to Amanda Rabinowitz about why college football has 35 bowl games, why teams go and what's in it for them.

Terry Pluto bowl game commentary audio

Other options:
Windows Media / MP3 Download (4:13)


Terry Pluto talks tongue-in-cheek about ESPN's bowl game rankings

Other options:
MP3 Download (2:15)


Terry Pluto on the Browns win over the Raiders. Can they keep winning?

Other options:
MP3 Download (5:58)



Related WKSU Stories

Kent State football going to the GoDaddy.com Bowl
Monday, December 3, 2012

Golden Flashes' season ends
Saturday, December 1, 2012

Kent State reverses long-suffering fortunes
Thursday, November 29, 2012

Ohio State football is done while Kent plays on
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Add Your Comment
Name:

Location:

E-mail: (not published, only used to contact you about your comment)


Comments:




 
Page Options

Print this page

E-Mail this page / Send mp3

Share on Facebook





Stories with Recent Comments

Akron council committee recommends Forney for its opening
Which committee member voted for Wilhite?

Canton Youth Symphony is named orchestra of the year
This is what makes CSO the hippest small town orchestra in America!

What can be expected if Ohio's tobacco taxes increase?
let's face it! The increase has little to do with smoking cessation

Rare Cleveland Indians photo from 1911 hits the auction block
Paddy Livingston, who cut his teeth on a Louisville Slugger in Kent, Ohio was one of the immortals that played in that game. He was the catcher. Ty Cobb actuall...

Nexus denies Green's request to relocate its planned gas pipeline
These people have so much power. Too much. They could care less about the people they leave when it is done. Spectra does not, and admits, they do not do the...

The former Hugo Boss plant is about to start making suits again in NE Ohio
Hugoo Boss should not even be allowed to make or sell suits in the USA ..... During WWII, they were a nazi company. They made the uniforms for the S.S.

Ohio voters remain split over gay marriage
It's all good. The bigots will get used to it, just like interracial marriage. Or they die off-either way, all is well :-)

Ohio Senate budget reduces low income housing funds
Bill is correct. Lake County receives funding to assist in the operations of permanent housing for over 90 households annually - persons who are living with a s...

Cleveland's mustard war rages on
Stadium Mustard is stolen from Bertman's and it is made in Chicago. Real thieves and creeps. Bertman's or death.

Copyright © 2015 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

 
In Partnership With:

NPR PRI Kent State University

listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University