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Roundtable: Do college football games take too long?

Each week during the season, the USA TODAY Sports college staff (Nicole Auerbach, Paul Myerberg, George Schroeder and Dan Wolken) will provide their answers to on an intriguing question from college football. 605 more words

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The Football Four Podcast with Bill Hancock and Gary Stokan

With the first College Football Playoff selection committee rankings coming out in less than three weeks, Dan Wolken looks into the future with Playoff executive director Bill Hancock and Peach Bowl president Gary Stokan on today’s episode of The Football Four Podcast. 64 more words

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College Football Playoff to continue offering $2,500 stipend to parents

The College Football Playoff announced Monday that it would continue to help offset expenses for the parents and guardians of athletes who play in the national semifinals or championship game. 100 more words

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CFP Semis to be More Fan Friendly

**  Duh.  After the ratings for last year’s semifinals fell 36% from the year before, the College Football Playoff had no choice but to its plans and move the games from New Year’s Eves to weekends or holidays.   138 more words

SEC seeks to continue recent success in high-profile openers

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With so many high-profile intersectional matchups on neutral sites, the Southeastern Conference’s opening-week schedule bears a striking resemblance to a bowl lineup. 1,147 more words

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Fifteen years after his son's death, Bill Hancock stands as a symbol of hope

Editor’s Note: This story appeared on kansascity.com on April 30, 2016. Bill Hancock, an FWAA member, is the Executive Director of the College Football Playoff.  Author of the story, Vahe Gregorian, is also an FWAA member.  1,611 more words


College Football Playoff semis to have earlier kickoffs

The College Football Playoff semifinals are staying on New Year’s Eve — despite last season’s television ratings — but the schedule is getting a tweak. 432 more words

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