I wonder, however, whether that kind of negative consent decree would be enough to encourage a playoff, or would just leave teams to revert to the old system; I assume this is where the wealthy benefactor plays a role. If it doesn't result in a playoff, is that collusion between the teams? And who must be included in the development of such a playoff? Would NCAA teams keeping NAIA teams out be impermissible collusion (probably not)? How about FBS teams from keeping FCS teams out? Big Six conference teams keeping the Mountain West out? The Big Ten, Pac-
In any event, go ahead and read the piece.