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JoMa: The politics of college football

Oil is still gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, the economy is wheezing along at 10 percent unemployment and the longest war in American history continues with no end in sight.

But people in and around Waco, Texas, have had something just as pressing on their minds during the past month: What will become of the Baylor University football program if the Big 12 Conference dissolves?

JoMa even lands a Texas-sized kicker:

Coleman makes no apologies for getting involved now. “It makes Texas better, and isn’t the ultimate objective of public policy to make Texas better?” he asked.