Something everyone missed in the BCS-ESPN thing…

I can’t tell you how many articles I’ve read about how cable networks have the advantage of subscriber fees, which have driven rights fees to the point where most sports are loss leaders for broadcast networks anymore…

…wait, Fox actually turned a profit on the BCS? Why does this get a single sentence in a single story?

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