The last holdout from signing the BCS/ESPN contract has finally given up hope. Though, I can’t really blame them for the delay. Sometimes deals take time to process, especially deals with the Devil. And, like all deals with the Devil, the soul doesn’t necessarily fetch what you thought it would on the open market.
Instead, the BCS and ESPN just schooled the Mountain West Conference on the fundamental tenets of Vader negotiation 101. Here’s a quick review of that course, in case you missed it in college (set to the timeless music of Zakk Wylde):
In other words, don’t expect to see a Utah v. BYU national title game next year.