2 letters you can’t spell BCS without

Good news for college football fans. The BCS — Bowl Championship Series — will continue exactly as is, with no playoff. What a relief that championships will be decided by computers and not by players on the field.

In other action, the BCS voted to remove its middle initial, to more accurately reflect what fans think of the bowl system.

Magician David Blaine held his breath for a record 17 minutes on “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” But Oprah held her ground. No matter how long he refused to breathe, she wasn’t giving him a car.

The Mariners made a couple of call-ups, hoping to inject a little more firepower — OK, some firepower — into their offense. They gave up on Brad Wilkerson, on whom they burned $3 million.

M’s general manager Bill Bavasi needs to quit hitting the town with player agents. He always wakes up the next day in a strange hotel room with an ugly contract.

Meanwhile, the Yankees put Alex Rodriguez on the disabled list. An exam found a strained leg muscle. Oddly, the doctor was unable to locate his heart.

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