Bowl Championship Series

Georgia band members venture a closer look at Texas mascot Bevo before the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in New Orleans. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal Constitution via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 3:25 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Texas football program's mascot, a large white and brown longhorn steer named Bevo, caused a stir at the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday when it knocked down its barricade and briefly charged in the direction of Georgia's mascot , a bulldog name Uga. Uga X, an English bulldog wearing a...
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Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger (11) celebrates his second touchdown carry in the first half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game against Georgia in New Orleans, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
January 02, 2019 - 1:52 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bevo's pregame strategy was to run right at the Bulldogs. Once the football started, Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger took the same approach with outstanding results. Ehlinger ran for three touchdowns, the Texas defense largely held Georgia's offense in check, and the Longhorns...
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Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, right, celebrates with quarterback Dwayne Haskins after Ohio State defeated Washington 28-23 in the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 01, 2019 - 10:43 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Urban Meyer says he decided to end his remarkable coaching career at Ohio State partly because of the stress inherent in this high-intensity job. After his Buckeyes blew most of a 25-point lead in the fourth quarter and had to recover a last-minute onside kick to win the...
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) throws a pass against UCF during the first half of a Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football game Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
January 01, 2019 - 6:43 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joe Burrow watched the ball land in an opposing player's hands and immediately gave chase. Locked in on preventing a pick six, LSU's quarterback didn't see Joey Connors, Central Florida's 313-pound defensive lineman, bearing down on him. With a thunderous, blindside collision...
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UCF quarterback Darriel Mack Jr. (8) throws the ball away while being pressured by LSU linebacker Devin White (40) in the first half during the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football game, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
January 01, 2019 - 5:21 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — There will be no self-proclaimed national championship for Central Florida this year. LSU snapped UCF's 25-game winning streak with a 40-32 victory at the Fiesta Bowl on Tuesday, with Joe Burrow dissecting the Knights' secondary for 394 yards passing and four touchdowns. The...
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Notre Dame players stand in the end zone singing in the direction of their fans after their 30-3 loss to Clemson in the NCAA Cotton Bowl semi-final playoff football game, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. Clemson won 30-3. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
December 30, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Television viewership for the College Football Playoff on ESPN dropped from last season, dragged down by lopsided games and not being played on New Year's Day. ESPN said Sunday that Alabama's 45-34 victory against Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl on Saturday night drew a 10.4 overnight rating and 19...
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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is throws confetti in the air after winning the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Oklahoma, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Alabama defeated Oklahoma 45-34. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
December 30, 2018 - 12:55 am
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — This season's Alabama juggernaut has yet to be stopped, and Oklahoma's shaky defense sure wasn't going to get in the way. Maybe Clemson can. Tua Tagovailoa threw for 318 yards and four touchdowns and No. 1-ranked Alabama beat No. 4 Oklahoma 45-34 on Saturday night in the...
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Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) walks off the field after his helmet came off on a play, during the second half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Alabama, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
December 30, 2018 - 12:50 am
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Kyler Murray had it all working: Pinpoint throws, speedy feet and unflappable resolve all the way to the finish. If this was his football finale, it was a gem. Murray threw for 308 yards and two touchdowns, rushed for another 109 and another touchdown, led Oklahoma to...
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Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) looks to pass, during the second half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Alabama, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
December 29, 2018 - 11:41 pm
The Latest on the College Football Playoff semifinals at the Cotton and Orange Bowls (all times EST): 11:40 p.m. Kyler Murray won't go away. Oklahoma's quarterback scored on an 8-yard keeper with 4:23 left, and the Sooners are within 11 points again at the Orange Bowl. It's Alabama 45, Oklahoma 34...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates after their 30-3 win against Notre Dame in the NCAA Cotton Bowl semi-final playoff football game, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
December 29, 2018 - 10:01 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — When Clemson's Dabo Swinney entrusted a team with championship aspirations to freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence in September, this is what the Tigers' coach had in mind. Lawrence threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns and No. 2 Clemson beat No. 3 Notre Dame 30-3 on...
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