College Football Playoff

Alabama head coach Nick Saban says the College Football Playoff system “sort of overwhelms the importance of all the other bowl games.” (David J. Phillip/AP)

Saban: Bowl system flawed

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Nick Saban is concerned about the bowl system. He…

 

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) throws oranges to the crowd after his team won the Orange Bowl on Thursday, in Miami Gardens, Fla.  (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)

CFP needs reboot after ratings flop

The College Football Playoff is a marvelous thing. The timing of the…

 

Stanford kicker Conrad Ukropina is lifted by fans and teammates after kicking a 45-yard field goal as time expired to give the Cardinal a 38-36 win over Notre Dame on Saturday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Stanford needs help to play CFP leapfrog

Stanford coach David Shaw refers to the Pac-12 Championship Game at Levi’s…

 

Courtesy 49ersLevi's Stadium

Levi's Stadium to bid for College Football Playoff title game

SANTA CLARA — The San Francisco 49ers will bid to host the…

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Eric Gay/APOhio State's Ezekiel Elliott bursts into the end zone during Monday's College Football Playoff championship game against Oregon.

Ohio State upsets Oregon for national championship

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Ohio State can add the newest version of the…

Eric Gay/APOhio State's Ezekiel Elliott bursts into the end zone during Monday's College Football Playoff championship game against Oregon.
David J. Phillip/APOregon coach Mark Helfrich

Finally, college football to decide national champion on the field

DALLAS -- Ohio State and Oregon will meet in a game that…

David J. Phillip/APOregon coach Mark Helfrich
Mark J. Terrill/APMarcus Mariota and Oregon's victory over Florida State sent the Ducks into the national title game against Ohio State.

Playoff brings meaning back to college football

No matter how many teams are involved, there will be pissing and…

Mark J. Terrill/APMarcus Mariota and Oregon's victory over Florida State sent the Ducks into the national title game against Ohio State.
Mark Wallheiser/AP File PhotoFans looking to travel for postseason games will have to choose between a semifinal or championship games.

Playoff fans make travel gambles in picking postseason trips

LOS ANGELES -- The bowl trip is a holiday tradition for many…

Mark Wallheiser/AP File PhotoFans looking to travel for postseason games will have to choose between a semifinal or championship games.
Ben Margot/AP file photoOregon earned the No. 2 seed for the College Football Playoff and will take on defending national champion Florida State in the Rose Bowl

Alabama, Oregon, Florida State, Ohio State are in playoff

GRAPEVINE, Texas -- The first College Football Playoff expanded the national championship…

Ben Margot/AP file photoOregon earned the No. 2 seed for the College Football Playoff and will take on defending national champion Florida State in the Rose Bowl