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Atlanta gets 2018 college football championship game

...said.Hancock said the longtime relationship between the Sugar Bowl and the conferences, which dates back to the Bowl Championship Series, was not a deciding factor in awarding the 2020 game to New Orleans."An excellent bid that people worked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-11-04/atlanta-gets-2018-college
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
It's how you play the game

...most 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
Longtime Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson dies at 95

...the new College Football Playoff championship trophy.The four-team playoff will begin this season, replacing the Bowl Championship Series.Dr. Pepper is the first corporate partner for the College Football Playoff championship. The deal is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-03-25/longtime-buffalo-bills-owner-
Few can argue about college football finalists

Oregon and Ohio State willl take it to Texas for a championship game with which no one can argue.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-02/few-can-argue-about-colle
Florida coach Will Muschamp wants to avoid playing FCS schools

...avoidable.Saban said Big Five teams aren't chomping at the bit to play the SEC, which has put nine teams in the Bowl Championship Series national title game over the past eight years."I don't know that we have a choice sometimes," Saban...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-05-27/florida-coach-will-muscha
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-21/calls-sec-bias-rise-acros
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