LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 27: Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott looks on during an NCAA football game between the California Golden Bears and the USC Trojans on October 27, 2016, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Larry Scott’s past gambles cost the Pac-12 its future

Nov 26, 2021; Seattle, Washington, USA; Washington State Cougars defensive end Ron Stone Jr. (10) holds the Apple Cup trophy following a 40-13 victory against the Washington Huskies at Alaska Airlines Field at Husky Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Nothing showcases the hypocrisy of amateurism like conference realignment