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College Football Playoff to help pay for parents' travel expenses

The College Football Playoff and the NCAA announced Tuesday that they will provide financial assistance to cover travel expenses for the families of athletes participating in the upcoming CFP national title game and the Final Fours of the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. 1,532 more words


'Failure made our team': Ohio State peaking at the right time

NEW ORLEANS — Cardale Jones was not happy. Late in the first half, Ohio State trailed Alabama. Having played their way into a two-touchdown deficit, the Buckeyes were trying to claw their way back out of it, and they were almost there. 1,141 more words


What's at stake for Ohio State — and the Big Ten — in the Sugar Bowl

NEW ORLEANS — When Michael Bennett sighs and says he is tired of the topic, and that he wishes the Sugar Bowl could “just be football,” he’s simply voicing a common theme: If it could only be Ohio State vs. 1,158 more words


Penn State kicker Sam Ficken and the Derek Jeter connection

Penn State kicker Sam Ficken has been through plenty of ups and downs during his time in State College. A kicker who got off to a poor start as Penn State’s kicker turned things around in a big way as he became one of the most reliable kickers in the nation. 310 more words

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Best move for College Football Playoff: Blank sheet from week to week and year to year

NEW YORK — In theory, the goal each week was simple. Members of the College Football Playoff selection committee would meet, discuss and then rank teams as though it was the first time they’d met, discussed and ranked teams. 1,207 more words


Delany: 5 Conferences Comfortable With 4 CFP Slots

NEW YORK (AP) — Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany says he’s comfortable with the reality that at least one of the five power conferences will be left out of the four-team College Football Playoff each year. 180 more words


Big Ten Men's Basketball Tourney To Be Held At MSG In 2018

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Big Ten keeps moving eastward.

Commissioner Jim Delany said Tuesday the men’s basketball tournament will be played at none other than Madison Square Garden in 2018. 260 more words