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It's how you play the game

...logical method of finding out which team is the best.It certainly beats the previous Division I method ? the Bowl Championship Series model. That relied on a byzantine mix of polls and computer-generated rankings that too often left more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-14/its-how-you-play-game
Dick LeBeau is leaving Steelers after 11 years

...LeBeau, 77, was in charge of the Steelers' defense the past 11 years, a run that included a pair of Super Bowl championships.The Steelers went 11-5 this past season, finishing first in the AFC North. But they lost in the opening round...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-10/dick-lebeau-leaving-steelers-
Title game was a joke

...Because that had to be one of the worst title games ever ? even worse than when Alabama whipped Notre Dame in the 2013 Bowl Championship Series title game.Sports, whether it's pro or college, is about which team will sell. And Ohio State University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-14/title-game-was-joke
Few can argue about college football finalists

...the Ducks as seven-point favorites.The College Football Playoff, a four-team tournament that replaced the Bowl Championship Series, has provided a jolt to the sport.The BCS matched the top two teams and didn't allow much room for error...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-02/few-can-argue-about-colle
Steve Spurrier isn't taking South Alabama lightly

...talent against teams his club is supposed to beat. Spurrier is 51-0 all-time against opponents from outside the Bowl Championship Subdivision qualifying leagues or Power Five conferences.South Alabama will receive $900,000 for the visit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-21/steve-spurrier-isnt-takin
Bottom line

Just about anything is better than the Bowl Championship Series, in which a small group of wealthy bowl organizers arbitrarily determined who the two best teams were in college football...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-09/bottom-line
One-sided rivalry has Falcons wanting a good start to new season

...pride.With Payton as coach, the Saints are 73-39 with two division titles, five playoff appearances and a Super Bowl championship. Since Mike Smith took over as Falcons coach in 2008, Atlanta is 60-36 with two division titles and four trips...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-06/one-sided-rivalry-has-falcons
Georgia, South Carolina, Clemson ranked in AP preseason poll

...led Florida State to a 34-31 victory against Auburn in the last BCS national championship game.This season the Bowl Championship Series is being replaced by the College Football Playoff. A selection committee will pick the top four teams in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-08-17/georgia-south-carolina-cl
Calls of SEC bias on the rise across the nation

...with four.Jerry Palm, of CBS.com, who spent years analyzing the college football polls while breaking down the Bowl Championship Series standings, said he hasn't noticed an SEC bias."Right now the name programs are in the SEC because they've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-21/calls-sec-bias-rise-acros
Clemson's Sammy Watkins plans to excel

...for 227 yards and two touchdowns in a 40-35 Orange Bowl win over Ohio State, Clemson's first-ever win in a Bowl Championship Series game.As expected, Watkins declared for the NFL Draft a few days later.While several prominent prospects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-05-06/clemsons-sammy-watkins-pl