In a few days, Barack Obama will become the most powerful man in the free world. The economy is a mess, the number of Americans out of work has reached an alarming rate and the country is bogged down in two wars.
Then there is this little matter of the Bowl Championship Series throwing a block in the way of a playoff.
Obama let his stance in favor of a playoff be known once again last Friday during a press briefing. With Utah attorney general Mark Shurtleff threatening possible legal action against the BCS, there remains a glimmer of hope that college football will ultimately get it right and stage a playoff.