Quote of the Day

"This is not something the Giants do. The Giants haven't fired a head coach in-season in over 40 years. This is very unlike them. But they’ve been doing some stuff that’s very unlike them recently."
-- ESPN’s Max Kellerman, on the Giants firing coach Ben McAdoo and GM Jerry Reese. ("First Take," ESPN, 12/4)
Monday December 4, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 60 Print This Issue

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  • CFP Selection Committee Draws Mixed Reaction After Picking 'Bama Over Ohio State

    Clemson, the defending champion, has now made the CFP three straight years

    Clemson, Oklahoma, Georgia and Alabama will compete in next month's CFP, an "undeniable win" for the SEC, which became the first conference to "put two teams in the playoff," according to Marc Tracy of the N.Y. TIMES. Ohio State on paper had "more accomplishments than Alabama, with three highly regarded wins and a conference championship, and one early-season loss to Oklahoma." However, OSU's 31-point loss at Iowa and Alabama’s "statistical dominance over an admittedly weaker schedule ... persuaded the committee to slot" them over OSU. Alabama has made the CFP "all four years of the format’s existence, while Clemson, the defending champion, has now made it three straight years." The CFP's composition also "confirmed th ...

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