College Football Playoff
The long national nightmare that was the Bowl Championship Series is no more. From now on, the new playoff system in college football will be called, “The College Football Playoff.”
So far, so good for the Miami Dolphins pitch to the state legislature for a renovation plan for Sun Life Stadium. The bill has passed its first committee hearing Tuesday by a unanimous vote.
The city of Miami has been identified as a finalist to host the first ever college football championship game at the end of the 2014 four-team playoff.
The Discover Orange Bowl, along with the Atlantic Coast Conference, put the finishing touches on a deal to keep the ACC involved in the bowl for more than a decade.
Twelve university presidents are the only things that stand between major college football and a historic playoff.
The Southeastern Conference is undoubtedly the toughest and most well-respected conference in college football. The SEC first proposed the playoff format about to be adopted, if the SEC will agree.
It was just four years ago that SEC Commissioner Mike Slive proposed a +1 system for the Football Bowl Subdivision to have a playoff. It’s been a long four years, but the power players in college football are on the cusp of finally having a full-fledged playoff.
The United States Justice Department has informed the NCAA that it is conducting an antitrust inquiry of the Bowl Championship Series (BCS), which includes the annual Discover Orange Bowl in Miami.