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Lunchtime links: Did Stoops err by running up the score?

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin

Worried about those post-championship game blues? Don't worry about the trauma. Here are some lunchtime links that will nurture you back from that disappointment -- particularly if you are an avid Missouri fan still getting over the Tigers' 41-point loss in Kansas City on Saturday night.

  • Kirk Bohls of the Austin American Statesman proposes some changes that would help fix the BCS. And his weekly top 10 observations from the couch discuss Bob Stoops running up the score, Stoops' future employment possibilities and why the Big 12 football championship games needs to stay in South Division locales.

  • Dominant play in championship games by Oklahoma and Florida removed any real drama about the BCS's championship game announcements, Dallas Morning News Big 12 columnist Chuck Carlton wrote.

  • Kansas City Star editorial page writer Yael T. Abouhalkah ventures into sportswriting with a bold claim: The Big 12 should go 7-0 in its bowl games this season.

  • Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is facing a high-risk, high-reward opportunity in Oklahoma's BCS national title game against Florida, according to the Daily Oklahoman's Berry Tramel.

  • After a disappointing loss to Oklahoma in the Big 12 championship game, Vahe Gregorian of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes that Missouri must regroup to face Northwestern.

  • Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal writes that it's not unexpected that Texas Tech coach Mike Leach would skip out on a media teleconference announcing the Red Raiders' Cotton Bowl matchup against Mississippi.