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No plans to expand College Football Playoff past four teams

Robby General | @rgeneraljr

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Robby General, writing for Newsday, discusses why the College Football Playoff administration doesn’t have any plans to expand the Playoff past four teams due to its current contract with ESPN. 

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College Football Playoff leadership to consider expansion discussion

By Robby General | @rgeneraljr

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Members of the College Football Playoff administration are scheduled to meet on Monday to consider the possibility of discussing future expansion of the four-team event.

The playoff’s governance includes the board of managers, comprised of 11 university presidents and chancellors representing each […]

On A Record-Setting Night, Haskins Distributes and Delivers A Title

By Noah Wolfgang | @NoahWolfgang44

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Coming into the biggest game of his career, Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. knew the stakes, and boy did he deliver.

While guiding the Buckeyes to their third Big Ten Championship in five years on Saturday, Haskins, a sophomore, broke four championship game […]

Cahill, Buss Lead Indiana in 4OT Thriller

By Jerome Bingham

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The game was over, and then it wasn’t. Tyra Buss, the greatest scorer in Indiana women’s basketball history, had held her head in her hands after an apparent overtime loss to Michigan State. “I thought we had lost,” she said. But the officials ruled that the […]

So close to perfection, Wisconsin’s championship hopes end

By Mark Alewine (MR_Alewine)

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS— Troy Fumagalli and the Wisconsin seniors have been here before.

Watching the confetti cover the turf at Lucas Oil Stadium. Filing into the tunnel with the deafening cheers behind them.

O! H! I! O!

It’s been three years since Wisconsin lost to Ohio State, 59-0, in […]