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Playoff leads to college football bowl payouts surpassing $500 million

...schools last season, the largest payout ever and an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series.According to an NCAA report released Tuesday, the 39 postseason FBS games distributed $505.9 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-14/playoff-leads-college-foo
Jets to aquire Brandon Marshall from Bears; Marshawn Lynch to return to Seahawks

...Signed Jacoby Jones, the wide receiver and kicker returner who was a major contributor to the Ravens' last Super Bowl championship but who was cut by Baltimore last week. PANTHERS: Signed free agent offensive tackle Michael Oher to a two-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-06/jets-aquire-brandon-marshall-
Patriots' Tom Brady wins Super Bowl MVP, ties record with fourth title

...quarterback in his own right, Tom Brady idolized Joe Montana.Now, at age 37, Brady owns just as many Super Bowl championships ? and just as many Super Bowl MVP awards ? as the Pro Football Hall of Famer.And no QB in history has more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-01/patriots-tom-brady-wins-super
Patriots back where they lost shot at perfection in 2008

...road to perfection reached a dead end in the Arizona desert. Now the New England Patriots are back where a Super Bowl championship ? and an unbeaten record ? barely eluded them seven years ago.Not that they dwell on their return to the place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-28/patriots-back-where-they-lost
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
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