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No putting bow on BCS

It's fitting only 0.0086 ended up separating No. 3 Oklahoma State from No. 2 Alabama in the final Bowl Championship Series standings. This is the year everything got 0.0086'd. It was never accurate to say before Sunday that LSU and Alabama were "clearly" the two best teams in the country. You had to wait until the final BCS standings to determine that Alabama against Oklahoma State ended up a statistical draw. Had one BCS computer flipped and a few more voters considered Oklahoma State's case, we'd be getting an entirely more festive bowl season. That's not to say LSU and Alabama are not the best teams. But if those teams have already played, and Team 3...

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