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Alabama Crimson Tide, College Football Playoff, Jalen Hurts, Tua Tagovailoa, Undefeated Athlete of the Week -

When freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa trotted onto the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium to start the second half of the College Football Playoff National Championship last week, people close to the team were hardly floored by coach Nick Saban’s decision to bench his starter. Alabama was down 13-0 at halftime, and Jalen Hurts, who had started […]

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Alabama Crimson Tide, College Football Playoff, Georgia Bulldogs, NCF, Tua Tagovailoa -

Faced with a 13-0 halftime deficit, Alabama coach Nick Saban made the decision to switch from sophomore quarterback Jalen Hurts to true freshman signal-caller Tua Tagovailoa in the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday night. Tagovailoa had never been brought into a game with the Crimson Tide losing, but in the battle of freshman […]

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College Football Playoff, Kendrick Lamar, NCF -

ATLANTA — “Humble yourself.” Those were the words that Georgia linebacker Davin Bellamy shouted at Oklahoma’s Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Baker Mayfield a week before the Bulldogs fell in a 26-23 overtime loss to Alabama in Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Monday night. The Bulldogs learned that lesson the hard way, regarding the College Football Playoff National Championship. […]

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College Football Playoff, Donald Trump, Hip-Hop, Kendrick Lamar, Music, NCAA, NCF -

Fifteen-year-old Kendrick Lamar likely never thought he’d be performing at halftime of one of the biggest sporting events of 2018. Certainly not when he, as a teenager, was getting stomped at Compton, California’s, Avalon Swap Meet. But a decade and a half after the fight he references on “ELEMENT.,” from 2017’s Grammy-nominated album DAMN., here […]

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Chrissy Teigen, College Football Playoff, Julio Jones, Kevin Sumlin, NCF, Texas A&M Aggies, What Had Happened Was -

game. blouses. Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin was fired after the Aggies’ 45-21 blowout loss to LSU on Nov. 25. Sumlin compiled a 51-26 record in six seasons, the second-best winning percentage (.662) in modern-era school history; won three bowl games, including the Cotton Bowl in 2012; and shepherded 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel […]

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College Football Playoff, Ibtihaj Muhammad, LaVar Ball, LiAngelo Ball, Miami Hurricanes, NCF, Papa John's, Stan Van Gundy, What Had Happened Was, WNBA -

Game. Blouses. Miami busted its way into the College Football Playoff rankings after it took Notre Dame to the woodshed Nov. 11. The committee unveiled the new top four on Tuesday night, with Alabama as the new top-ranked team in the land, Clemson up from No. 4 to No. 2, Miami at No. 3 and […]

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College Football Playoff, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Le'Veon Bell, Marquise Goodwin, NCF, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. Moments before crossing the goal line after an 83-yard reception, San Francisco 49ers receiver Marquise Goodwin blew a kiss to the sky and then knelt in prayer in the end zone. Unbeknownst to those in attendance and watching the game from home, Goodwin and his wife, Morgan Goodwin, lost their baby boy Sunday […]

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College Football Playoff, Halloween, Houston Texans, Jadeveon Clowney, LeBron James, NCF, NFL, Pete Carroll, Russell Wilson, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. Houston Texans defensive lineman Jadeveon Clowney posted a video on social media of him wearing a prison inmate costume at the team’s Halloween party, supposedly in response to Texans owner Bob McNair referring to NFL players as “inmates” in response to protests during the national anthem. Through a team spokesperson, Clowney later clarified […]

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College Football Playoff, Pots And Pans -

On Sept. 2, top-ranked Alabama will take on third-ranked Florida State in a neutral-site game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The night game will answer some early-season questions about the two teams, including the development of Alabama sophomore quarterback Jalen Hurts and the improvement of Florida State’s defense, which is led by redshirt sophomore safety […]

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College Football Playoff, Locker Room Talk, NCAA -

As the excitement of the classic championship game Monday between Clemson and Alabama subsides, I’m left with a vexing question: How do we escalate the desegregation of the college sports industry? I’ve gone in and out of press boxes for more than 35 years, and the lopsided distribution of labor is never more clearly laid […]

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Alabama Crimson Tide, Charlie Day, Clemson Tigers, College Football Playoff, Fist Fight, Get Lifted, Ice Cube, New England Patriots, NFL, Oakland Raiders -

Hours before two of college football’s fiercest rivals were set to take the field for the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship, actor, producer and filmmaker Ice Cube made a prediction. “I’m going to go with Clemson,” Cube said. “I’m a big fan of what Alabama has been doing, but I think it’s time to […]

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4 Team Playoff, BCS, Bill Hancock, Bowl Championship Series, College Football, College Football Playoff, News, Sports -

WASHINGTON (AP) — The best way to determine a major college football champion seemed so obvious to so many for so long. Just have a playoff...

The post College football will use ‘playoff’ to crown champion starting in 2014 appeared first on theGrio.

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