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Christopher L. Gasper

Expansion was inevitable, but it’s too much, too soon, and other thoughts on the College Football Playoffs

The CFP decided to take a headlong dive into an expanded pool, tripling the size to 12 teams starting with the 2024 season.


Hingham’s Lilly Reale, UCLA rally past UNC to claim national championship in overtime

The Bruins became the first women's soccer program in NCAA history to win the title with a first-year coach. Margueritte Aozasa's team was also the first to come back from two goals down to win the title.


Boston College loses quarterback Phil Jurkovec via transfer to Pitt

The Pittsburgh-born QB will reunite with former Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti for his final season of NCAA eligibility.

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Fenway Bowl intrigue! Cincinnati hires Louisville coach, so Cardinals turn to ex-Patriot Deion Branch.

With Scott Satterfield off to replace Luke Fickell at Cincinnati, the Patriots' Super Bowl hero will make his college coaching debut when the Cardinals face the Bearcats Dec. 17 at Fenway Park.


Colorado’s ready for ‘Coach Prime’ time, introduces Deion Sanders as its new football coach

Sanders will coach Jackson State in the Celebration Bowl before taking over the Buffaloes, and he'll be bringing his son/quarterback with him to Boulder.


Inaugural Fenway Bowl to feature a tough-as-nails rivalry between Cincinnati and Louisville

The Keg of Nails will be on the line Dec. 17 at Fenway Park when the Bearcats and Cardinals meet for the first time since 2013.


Lincoln Riley, Southern Cal settle for Cotton Bowl after dropping out of a CFP position

A loss in the Pac-12 championship game leaves USC with a matchup against another 11-2 team in Tulane.

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UConn football’s amazing turnaround culminates in Myrtle Beach Bowl appearance against Marshall

The Huskies haven't reached a bowl game since 2015, when they also faced Marshall in the St. Petersburg Bowl.