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Controversial calls happen in college football, but outcomes should stand

Controversial calls happen in college football, but outcomes should stand

No one ever said college football was fair.

That’s not why we watch games on Saturday afternoons. We’re not looking for thoughtful deliberation or due process — we want to see two teams go at it and, in the end, we want a winner.

Which is precisely why the powers-that-be should not go back and change the ending of Oklahoma State’s controversial loss to Central Michigan.

In case you missed it, the Cowboys appeared to secure a victory when time ran out as they threw the ball away on fourth down. But the officials threw a flag for intentional grounding and mistakenly gave Central Michigan one play on offense.

A Hail Mary pass and a...

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